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Mok, Lai Chi
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Mok Lai Chi (1868–1926) was the founder of the Pentecostal Mission in Hong Kong (HK) in 1907, the first Chinese indigenous Pentecostal church in Asia. He had been a member of the Congregational Church established by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Mission, but on 8 October 1907, when A.G. and Lillian Garr came to his church to preach the revival message which they had received from the Azusa Street Revival, Mok was baptized by the Holy Spirit and spoke in tongues. He and other Congregationalists prayed out loud in the church and were accused of alluring people…

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Au, Connie, “Mok, Lai Chi”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 26 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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