The Annie Armstrong goal that year was $80,000, a tidy sum equivalent to about $1.4 million today. This year's Annie Armstrong goal is $70 million.
This idea was among the suggestions for achieving the offering goal:
On the prayer calendar for that month was Martha Franks, legendary missionary to Tsining, China and now namesake of a retirement home in South Carolina. She and Bertha Smith were the nextgen Lottie Moons.
Sure, we are far better with graphics and much more ambitious and sophisticated with our offering promotion but after perusing this issue of Royal Service I don't see that we are any more zealous about reaching America for Christ that we were 80 years ago.