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Missionary Biographies - Website Links
Darlene Diebler Rose
Missionary to Papua, New Guinea during World War II.
David Livingstone 1871 Diary
The 1871 diary of Dr. David Livingstone, pioneer missionary to Central Africa is now available in full text/digital format. Made available by the University of California - Los Angeles Digital Library Program.
This unique website links viewers to full text ebooks for missionary biographies. Biographical accounts highlight lives of missionaries ranging from the first to the twentieth centuries.
Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions by
Call Number: 266.0092 B52 1998
Publication Date: 1999-08-01
Anderson, director of the Overseas Ministries Studies Center in New Haven, Connecticut, coordinated the writings of 350 scholars from 45 countries to document the lives of nearly 2,500 missionaries from Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, Pentecostal, independent, and indigenous churches. Arranged alphabe
Hudson Taylor by
Call Number: B-T T214tj
Publication Date: 1987-03-01
The inspiring story of one man's love for God and his unflinching commitment to present the Gospel of Christ to the Chinese.Previously published under the title To China With Love, this book recounts the thrilling story of Hudson Taylor and the eventual formation of the China Inland Mission.Hudson Taylor left England on September 19, 1853, and did not reach China until spring of the following year. The long and arduous voyage, persecution, poverty, and the difficulties of culture and language did not deter Taylor from the divine task of his calling. Few men have been such an instrument in God's hands for proclaiming the gospel to a vast population and bringing so many Christian churches into being.The autobiography of a man whose influence in China is still felt today.
John and Betty Stam by
Call Number: B-S St21w
Publication Date: 1990-02-01
The dramatic account of one couple's courage and commitment in the face of communism.More than seventy-five years after Hudson Taylor's pioneer missionary work in China, two young Americans, John Stam and Elizabeth Scott, set out for China as missionaries. Bound for work with Taylor's China Inland Mission, they were married after arriving in the country.Taylor had been threatened by the infamous Boxer Rebellion, but the young couple faced a new threat at the hands of Communist soldiers. Bravely witnessing for Christ in spite of the violence and fear, they were accused of sedition and cruelly murdered at the ages of 27 and 28. Their courage in the face of death set an unforgettable standard for Christian martyrdom in the twentieth century.Inspiring and challenging reading about true heroes of the faith.
William Carey by
Call Number: B-C C189a
Publication Date: 2001-01-01