Stories of Chinese Christianity
Recording the life stories of significant figures in Chinese Christianity across the centuries and around the world.Learn more
Second Protestant missionary to China; with Robert Morrison, co-translator of the Bible into Chinese; engaged in pioneer evangelism. Mentor of Liang Fa, China’s first evangelist.Read the story
A brilliant linguist, careful student of Chinese culture, tireless evangelist, eloquent spokesman for the spiritual needs of China’s unevangelized millions.Read the story
Builders of the Chinese Church
This collection contains the stories of nine leading pioneers who laid the groundwork for a solid, healthy, and self-sustaining Chinese church.See All Stories
1863 — 1900
Head teacher of the girls’ school in Baoding. Martyred in the Boxer Rebellion.
1842 — 1874
Pioneer missionary of the China Inland Mission, assistant to J. Hudson Taylor and beloved support of the Taylor family. Served in China and London.
J. Hudson Taylor
1832 — 1905
Founder and director of the China Inland Mission. Served in China, Europe, and Australia.
William Chalmers Burns
1815 — 1868
Itinerant evangelist; translator of John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress and many hymns; trainer of Chinese evangelists; noted holy man of God.
1785 — 1822
Second Protestant missionary to China; with Robert Morrison, co-translator of the Bible into Chinese; engaged in pioneer evangelism, preaching, teaching, and writing books and tracts in Chinese. mentor of Liang Fa, China’s first evangelist.