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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, Mok was baptized by the Holy Spirit and spoke in tongues. He and other Congregati…

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Au, Connie, “Mok, Lai Chi”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Conny Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 04 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2019

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