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
Gerhard Antonius Jacobson
1889 — 1972
Pioneer church planters and givers of pastoral care during turbulent and often dangerous times.
Jemima Poppy Bausum Lord
1818 — 1869
Second wife of J.G. Bausum. Second wife of E.C. Lord. Surrogate mother of Maria Dyer, who later married J. Hudson Taylor. Mother of Mary Bausum.
Edward Clemens Lord
1817 — 1887
Baptist missionary to China during the late Qing Dynasty. Church planter. Loyal friend and faithful supporter of Hudson Taylor and the China Inland Mission. Completed commentary notes on several New Testament books. Served in the diplomatic service of the United States in China.
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.