Missionary Biographies

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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: Jim Elliott.
Shadow of the Almighty. Elizabeth Elliott.
End of the Spear: Steve Saint.
Peace Child. Don Richardson.
Bruchko. Bruce Olson.
American Protestant Women in World Mission. R. Pierce Beaver.
A chance to die. Elizabeth Elliott.
Eternity in their Hearts. Don Richardson.
The Triumph of John and Betty Stam. Mrs. Howard Taylor.
Evidence not Seen: a woman’s miraculous faith in the jungles of World War II. Darlene Rose.
Passion for the Impossible: the life of Lilias Trotter. Miriam Rockness.
Ann Judson – Heroine of Burma. Basil Miller. Out of print, but occasionally available.
To the Golden Shore: the life of Adoniram Judson. Courtney Anderson.
Lords of the Earth: an incredible but true story from the stone-age hell of Papua’s jungle. Don Richardson.
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. Isobel Kuhn.
Stones of Fire: Mary, a young Lisu tribeswoman, challenged by Isobel Kuhn.
Ascent to the Tribes: Pioneering in North Thailand. Isobel Kuhn.
Precious Things of the Lasting Hills.  Isobel Kuhn.
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. Eileen Crossman. Bio of James O. Fraser, and mission to tribes in SW China, northern Burma, major people movement
Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret: classic autobiography of missionary to China, founder of CIM/OMF.
God’s Smuggler. John & Elizabeth Sherrill. 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
The Space between Memories: Recollections from a 21st Century Missionary: David Joannes
Sixteen Seasons: Stories from a missionary family in Tajikistan

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

IBMR Legacies
John Sung – Link
The legacy of Pandita Ramabai: Mahatma of Mukti, Link
The legacy of Franz Mayr – Africa, S Rhodesia, Swaziland – Link
Ralph Winter, 1924-2009 – Link
The legacy of Philip Beach Sullivan – China – Link
The legacy of Marcello Zago, OMI – Laos – Link
The legacy of Elizabeth Russell – Japan – Link
The legacy of Jacob A. Loewen – Colombia, S America, Africa – Link
The legacy of James Dougall – Ch of Scotland Foreign Mission Committee – 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 – Linkt

Websites
Dictionary of African Christian Biography