Elijah Coleman Bridgman
1801 — 1861
First American missionary to China; evangelist; pastor; writer; Bible translator; respected Sinologist.
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.
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.