Earnest prayers and saintly courage define the China Inland Mission founded by Hudson Taylor. Clothed in Chinese garb and armed with Mandarin Bibles, this Spirit-led group injected the gospel into the heart of China's mainland, guiding thousands to the Savior and bringing hope to many who were hopeless. Embark on the journey of Hudson Taylor in this exciting and informative issue of Christian History & Biography that will engage your heart and mind with both the beauty and necessity of gospel mission.
In 1854, some 380 million in the vast Chinese interior had never seen a Westerner nor heard the name of Christ. That spring, a young Englishman landed in Shanghai determined to change that.
Inside this issue you'll find:
- Taylor Takes Gospel to China's Interior - Whether he was battling despair or floating on euphoric faith, Hudson Taylor drove himself-and the gospel-ever deeper into China.Also: Fashion Statement
- The Extraordinary Cambridge Seven - The story of seven extraordinary missionaries and their brief encounter with an extraordinary Chinese pastor.
- Medieval Missionaries to China - The earliestmissionaries to China started with the elite.
- "Unbecoming" Ladies of the China Inland Mission - Women played a controversial but decisive new role in China missions.
- Missionary Martyrs of the Boxer Rebellion - The Boxer Rebellion revealed the courage of missionaries-and the resentment they sparked.
- Getting Free of Missionaries - It took some doing for Chinese Protestants to get free of missionary control.
- Infographic: Was It Worth It? Western Protestants poured money and people into China for a hundred years.
- The Miracles after Missions - The missionaries are forgotton, but the prospects for Chinese Christianity have never looked better.
- An interview with Kim-Kwong Chan
- Also: Fitting Outfits
Issue 52 (Volume XV (15), Number 4)
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