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G. Wright Doyle

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Director, Global China Center; English Editor, Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Christianity, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

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David Howard Adeney

1911 ~ 1994

Missionary and university evangelist in China and East Asia.

Affiliations: China Inland Mission‚  InterVarsity Christian Fellowship  |  Locales:

Gladys May Aylward

1902 ~ 1970

British missionary in China.

Affiliation: Independent Missionary  |  Locale:

Baehr Conrad

1906 ~ 1997

Conrad Baehr was born September 10, 1906, in the Bronx, New York, to John and Hermine Baehr, who were German immigrants to the United States. His father was a postman, and had formerly been a member of a Presbyterian church...

Affiliation: The Christian Assembly  |  Locale: Taiwan

W. Malprus Belcher

1864 ~ 1929

English missionary who worked in Liangzhou, Gansu for 40 years.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: Gansu

Lemuel Nelson Bell

1894 ~ 1973

Southern Presbyterian medical missionary in Tsingkiangpu (now Huaiyin), Jiangsu, China

Affiliation: American Southern Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale:

Miss Dorothy Jean Bidlake

1899 ~ 1929

American female missionary who sacrificed her youth to serve famine victims in Gansu.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: Gansu

Cai A-fu

Printer, Morrison's first convert.

Locale: Macao

Theodore (“Ted”) Choy

1916 ~ 1992

Pioneer worker among Chinese students in North America; frequent traveler to China after 1979 to minister to house churches.

Affiliation: Ambassadors for Christ, Inc.  |  Locales: Hong Kong, United StatesChina

Samuel Dyer

1804 ~ 1843

London Missionary Society missionary remembered for his printing of Chinese characters and for his daughter Maria, who married Hudson Taylor.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locales: Malaysia, Hong KongSingapore

Feng Nenggui

1865 ~

Chinese basket-maker-turned evangelist, helper to CIM missionaries

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: Ningbo

Emil Fischbacher

1903 ~ 1933

English medical missionary who devoted his life to the minority peoples of Xinjiang.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: Xinjiang

Gao Jiancheng

1888 ~

Pioneer Chinese medical missionary in Gansu.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: Henan, Gansu

Annie Garland

1861 ~ 1929

Australian missionary who served for thirty-nine years in Gansu and finally sacrificed her life for the people there.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: Gansu

Karl Friedrich August Gutzlaff

1803 ~ 1851

First German Lutheran Missionary to China.

Affiliations: Netherlands Missionary Society‚  Chinese Evangelization Society  |  Locales:

Ji Zhiwen

1901 ~ 1985

20th-century Chinese Evangelical Protestant leader, evangelist, revivalist and philanthropist.

Affiliations: Bethel Evangelistic Band, Chinese Evangelization Society  |  Locales: Shanghai, Hong KongUnited States

Jiang Jieshi

1887 ~ 1975

Military leader of China; chairman of the Nationalist Party; President of the Republic of China.

Locales: China, Taiwan

Eric Henry Liddell

1902 ~ 1945

Olympic gold-medalist and Scottish missionary in China.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locale:

Percy Cunningham Mather

1884 ~ 1933

Missionary pioneer of the China Inland Mission in Central Asia; linguist and translator.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales:

Robert Morrison

1782 ~ 1834

Pioneer Protestant missionary to China.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locales:

Ni Tuosheng

1903 ~ 1972

Preacher, teacher, writer; founder of Christian Assembly (Little flock).

Affiliation: Christian Assembly (Little flock)  |  Locales: Fuzhou, Shanghai

Lloyd Robert Rist

1885 ~ 1929

A Canadian missionary who served faithfully in Gansu until his death.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: Gansu

Otto F. Schoerner

1906 ~ 2008

American medical missionary, who served in Xinjiang and Gansu for 20 years; President of the Borden Memorial Hospital, Lanzhou, Gansu.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: Xinjiang, Gansu

Song Shangjie

1901 ~ 1944

Chinese revivalist, evangelist, and author. Sung's fearless and tireless ministry in China and Southeast Asia has resulted in thousands of conversions as well as revival in the life of churches he visited.

Affiliations: Chinese Methodist Church, Bethel Worldwide Evangelistic Band  |  Locale: Fujian

Elisabeth (Betty) Alden Scott Stam

1906 ~ 1934

Missionary with the China Inland Mission (CIM), who served in Yingzhou City, Yingshang, and Jingde, Anhui Province until her death at Miaoshou at the age of 28.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: Anhui

Arnold Strange

1897 ~ 1941

China Inland Mission missionary engaged in evangelism and relief work in Western China.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: Shaanxi, Gansu

James Hudson Taylor

1832 ~ 1905

Founder and director of the China Inland Mission.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale:

Wang Laiquan

1835 ~ 1901

Chinese evangelist and pastor

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: Ningbo, Hangzhou

Wu Hongyu

1834 ~ 1919

An early well-known minister of the American Episcopal Church in China, who made a major contribution to his church and to the contextualization of Christianity in China.

Affiliation: American Episcopal Church Mission  |  Locale: Shanghai

Yang Qing

Dates unkown

The first Chinese pastor of the Baptist church in China, pioneer and foundation-layer.

Affiliation: American Southern Baptist Mission  |  Locales: Macao, GuangzhouShanghai

Zhang Lisheng

1904 ~ 1991

Inspiring teacher, powerful preacher, prolific author

Affiliations: Southeast Bible College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary  |  Locales: Indonesia, United States

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