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Books

From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: a biographical history of Christian missions
Guardians of the Great Commission: the story of women in modern missions
Through Gates of Splendor
Shadow of the Almighty. Elizabeth Elliott.
End of the Spear
Peace Child
Bruchko
American Protestant Women in World Mission
A chance to die
Eternity in their Hearts
The Triumph of John and Betty Stam
Evidence not Seen: a woman's miraculous faith in the jungles of World War II
Passion for the Impossible: the life of Lilias Trotter
Ann Judson - Heroine of Burma
To the Golden Shore: the life of Adoniram Judson
Lords of the Earth: an incredible but true story from the stone-age hell of Papua's jungle
By Searching: My Journey Through Doubt Into Faith. Isobel Kuhn, missionary to China
In the Arena. The continuing story of Isobel Kuhn.
Green Leaf in Drought: the story of reluctant exodus, when the last CIM members were forced from Communist China
Stones of Fire: Mary, a young Lisu tribeswoman, challenged by Isobel Kuhn
Ascent to the Tribes: Pioneering in North Thailand
Precious Things of the Lasting Hills
Children of the Hills: Isobel Kuhn and the move of God among the Lisu people
Second-Mile People: six friends/colleagues of Isobel Kuhn whose lives made a deep impression
Nests Above the Abyss: sharing life and spiritual battles with the Lisu people
Mountain Rain: bio of James O. Fraser, and mission to tribes in SW China, northern Burma, major people movement
Hudson Taylor's Spiritual Secret: classic biography of missionary to China, founder of CIM/OMF.
God's Smuggler: the story of Brother Andrew, Bible smuggler
Anointed for Burial: the story of a move of God in Cambodia just prior to Khmer Rouge
And the Word came with Power: How God met and changed a people forever. Joanne Shetler.
Tramp for the Lord: Corrie Ten Boom, picks up where The Hiding Place left off.
Living on the Devil's Doorstep: Floyd McClung
There's a Sheep in my Bathtub: birth of a Mongolian church planting movement

Articles

Tucker, Ruth. “Unbecoming ladies.” Link
Women, mission and medicine: Clara Swain, Anna Kugler and early medical endeavors in Colonial India - Link
Missionaries with attitude: a women’s mission in Northwestern China - Link
Women Missionaries in India: Opening Up the Restrictive Policies of Rufus Anderson - Link
Becoming All Things to All People: Early Moravian Missions to Native North Americans - Link
Evangelist or Homemaker? Mission Strategies of Early Nineteenth-Century Missionary Wives in Burma and Hawaii - Link

IBMR Legacies

John Sung - Link
The legacy of Pandita Ramabai: Mahatma of Mukti, Link
The legacy of Franz Mayr - Link
Ralph Winter, 1924-2009 - Link
The legacy of Philip Beach Sullivan - Link
The legacy of Marcello Zago, OMI - Link
The legacy of Elizabeth Russell - Link
The legacy of Jacob A. Loewen - Link
The legacy of James Dougall - Link
The legacy of Rudolf Christian Friedrich Lechler - Link
In the shadow of the missionary Captain: Cape. James Wilson & The LMS Mission to the Pacific - Link
The legacy of Melvill Horne - Link
The legacy of Yohanna Gowon - Link
The legacy of Pierre Claverie - Link
The legacy of Olav Guttorm Myklebust - Link
The legacy of Ion Keith-Falconer - Link
The legacy of Francis Thomas McDougall - Link
The legacy of Paul and Clara Gebauer - Link
The legacy of Elizabeth Fairburn Colenso - Link
The legacy of Hilda Lazarus - Link
The legacy of Ernest Oliver - Link
The legacy of Francois Elbertus Daubanton - Link
The legacy of Samuel Bacon Fairbank - Link
The legacy of John Duncan - Link
The legacy of Anthony Norris Groves - Link
The legacy of John Amos Comenius - Link
The legacy of Dorothy Davis Cook - Link
The Legacy of Walter Rauschenbusch: A Life Informed by Mission - Link
The legacy of Archibald B. Reekie - Link
The Legacy of Leslie E. Maxwell - Link
The legacy of Byang Kato - Link
The legacy of Francois Libermann - Link
The Legacy of John Schuette, S.V.D. - Link
The Legacy of James Gilmour - Link
The Legacy of M. D. Opara - Link
The Legacy of Robert Henry Codrington - Link
The Legacy of William Shellabear - Link
The Legacy of Isabella Lilias Trotter - Link
The Legacy of Shoki Coe - Link
The Legacy of Robert Reid Kalley - Link
The Legacy of Mary Slessor - Link
The Legacy of the Gulicks, 1827–1964 - Link
The Legacy of Orlando Costas - Link
The Legacy of Bengt Sundkler - Link
The Legacy of Edwin W. Smith - Link
The Legacy of William Milne - Link
The Legacy of Eugene de Mazenod, O.M.I. - Link
The Legacy of Timothy Richard - Link
The Legacy of Karl Friedrich August Gützlaff - Link
The Legacy of George Sherwood Eddy - Link
The Legacy of Johann Ludwig Krapf - Link
The Legacy of Eugene Stock - Link
The Legacy of William Ward and Joshua and Hannah Marshman - Link
The Legacy of Christian Friedrich Schwartz - Link
The Legacy of John Ross - Link
The Legacy of Thomas Chalmers - Link
The Legacy of Melvin L. Hodges - Link
The Legacy of George Brown - Link
The Legacy of Robert Morrison - Link
The Legacy of James Legge - Link
The Legacy of Adoniram Judson - Link
The Legacy of Harry and Susan Strachan - Link
The Legacy of Robert Arthington - Link
The Legacy of Jeremiah Evarts - Link
The Legacy of Robert Mackie - Link
Jonathan Edwards: Missionary Biographer, Theologian, Strategist, Administrator, Advocate—and Missionary - Link
The Legacy of Mary Josephine Rogers - Link
The Legacy of John J. Considine, M.M. - Link
The Legacy of George Grenfell - Link
The Legacy of J. C. Hoekendijk - Link
The Legacy of Franz Michael Zahn - Link
The Legacy of James Johnson - Link
The Legacy of Pierre Jean de Menasce - Link
The Legacy of Karl Gottlieb Pfander - Link
The Legacy of Amy Carmichael - Link
The Legacy of Horace Newton Allen - Link
The Legacy of Charles Henry Brent - Link
The Legacy of David J. Bosch - Link
The Legacy of Vincent Lebbe - Link
The Legacy of John Ritchie - Link
Betsey Stockton: Pioneer American Missionary - Link
The Continuing Legacy of Stephen Neill - Link
Murray T. Titus: Missionary and Islamic Scholar - Link
Anastasios Yannoulatos: Modern-Day Apostle - Link
The Legacy of John Philip - Link
The Legacy of Donald Fraser - Link
The Legacy of Charles Simeon - Link
The Legacy of Claudius Buchanan - Link
The Legacy of Lars Peter Larsen - Link
The Legacy of Friedrich Schwager - Link
The Legacy of William Taylor - Link
The Legacy of Henry G. Appenzeller - Link
The Legacy of W. A. P. Martin - Link
The Legacy of Pius XI - Link
The Legacy of Jacób Jocz - Link
The Legacy of Lewis Bevan Jones - Link
The Legacy of Lottie Moon - Link
The Legacy of Ruth Rouse - Link
The Legacy of William Carey - Link
The Legacy of Henry Martyn - Link
The Legacy of Samuel Ajayi Crowther - Link
The Legacy of A. B. Simpson - Link
The Legacy of W. A. Visser ’t Hooft - Link
The Legacy of John Alexander Mackay - Link
The Legacy of Donald A. McGavran - Link
The Legacy of Alan R. Tippett - Link
The Legacy of Robert P. Wilder - Link
The Legacy of Thomas Fowell Buxton - Link
The Legacy of John Livingston Nevius - Link
The Legacy of Fredrik Franson - Link
The Legacy of Helen B. Montgomery and Lucy W. Peabody - Link
The Legacy of R. Pierce Beaver - Link
The Legacy of Daniel Johnson Fleming - Link
The Legacy of Charles W. Ranson - Link
The Legacy of Sadhu Sundar Singh - Link
The Legacy of Thomas Valpy French - Link
The Legacy of Roland Allen - Link
The Legacy of J. Waskom Pickett - Link
The Legacy of Maurice Leenhardt - Link
The Legacy of Toyohiko Kagawa - Link
The Legacy of Nathan Söderblom - Link
The Legacy of Bishop Francis X. Ford - Link
The Legacy of Norman Goodall - Link
The Legacy of Ida S. Scudder - Link
The Legacy of Stephen Neill - Link
The Legacy of David Livingstone - Link
The Legacy of Adoniram Judson Gordon - Link
The Legacy of Arthur Judson Brown - Link
The Legacy of Samuel M. Zwemer - Link
The Legacy of William Wadé Harris - Link
The Legacy of V. S. Azariah - Link
The Legacy of C. F. Andrews - Link
The Legacy of J. H. Oldham - Link
The Legacy of Florence Allshorn - Link
Pioneers in Mission: Zinzendorf and the Moravians - Link
The Legacy of H. P. S. Schreuder - Link
The Legacy of J. Hudson Taylor - Link
The Legacy of Arthur Tappan Pierson - Link
The Legacy of Karl Hartenstein - Link
The Legacy of D. T. Niles - Link
The Legacy of William Paton - Link
The Legacy of Frank Charles Laubach - Link
The Legacy of Johan Herman Bavinck - Link
The Legacy of A. G. Hogg - Link
The Legacy of E. Stanley Jones - Link
The Legacy of T. C. Chao - Link
The Legacy of Walter Freytag - Link
The Legacy of Paul David Devanandan - Link
The Legacy of Karl Ludvig Reichelt - Link
The Legacy of John R. Mott - Link
The Legacy of Max Warren - Link
The Legacy of William Owen Carver - Link
Temple Gairdner’s Legacy - Link
Wilhelm Schmidt’s Legacy - Link
The Legacy of Hendrik Kraemer - Link
The Legacy of Gustav Warneck - Link
The Legacy of Duncan Black Macdonald - Link
Bruno Gutmann’s Legacy - Link
The Legacy of R. Kenneth Strachan - Link
The Legacy of J. N. Farquhar - Link
The Legacy of Rufus Anderson - Link
The Legacy of Alexander Duff - Link
Robert E. Speer’s Legacy - Link
The Legacy of Kenneth Scott Latourette - Link
Henry Venn’s Legacy - Link

Websites

Dictionary of African Christian Biography
Dictionary of Asian Christianity