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
1893 — 1957
Leader of the Chinese Christian Church in the 20th century; a famous pastor of the Baptist Church.
1843 — 1907
Faithful member of the early CIM team in China; head of the Chinese children’s home and school; devoted caregiver for Hudson Taylor’s children; “executive secretary” of the CIM in London while Taylor was in China; tireless nurse to Hudson Taylor and his children in times of illness; leader of the Girls' Department of the Chefoo School.
1858 — 1945
Missions leader and mobilizer, Bible teacher, conference speaker, evangelist, counselor, author. First North American Home Director of the China Inland Mission. First President of the Interdenominational Foreign Missions Association.
1844 — 1901
Pioneer missionary, evangelist, church planter, trainer of native Christian workers, founder of the Canadian Presbyterian mission in northern Taiwan, linguist, naturalist, ethnologist, inspiring advocate for missions.
1870 — 1952
Founded schools for women and children with disabilities during 48 years of service.
1853 — 1912
Medical doctor, church planter, itinerant evangelist, seminary professor, translator, writer and publisher, and supporter of numerous mercy ministries. Said to have been the longest-serving Southern Baptist missionary in China.