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
Frederick Foster Gough
1825 — 1889
Greek scholar; Close friend of Hudson Taylor, with whom he worked on the revision of the Ningbo vernacular romanized New Testament.
1871 — 1936
Outstanding 20th century Chinese revivalist, evangelist, theological educator, and writer. Called by foreigners, the “John Mott of China.”
1914 — 1981
Wife of Nationalist China General Hu Tsung-nan (Hu Zhongnan) (1896-1962); Former president of the National Taipei Teachers’ College. Distinguished educator and promoter of special education for children.
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.
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.