Missionary Biographies

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 the last CIM members who 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. 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. Bio of James O. Fraser, 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. The 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

Unbecoming ladies. Ruth Tucker.
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 19th-Century Missionary Wives in Burma and Hawaii

IBMR Legacies

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

Websites

Dictionary of African Christian Biography.