• “Let me see what I have that will ‘abide the fire.’” – Susannah Spurgeon

China Missionary

Shi Meiyu (Mary Stone)

1873 ~ 1954

Shi Meiyu, also known as Mary Stone, a name she adopted while studying in the United States,… Continue reading

A Lady’s Adventures in Tibet

from China’s Millions magazine, December 1893

We abridge the following account of Miss Annie Taylor’s journey into Tibet from the… Continue reading

Pauline G. Hamilton 1915 ~ 1988

Known to many as “Dr. P” in English and “Grandma Han” in Chinese, she won the hearts of thousands during… Continue reading

Annie Garland 1861 ~ 1929

Annie Garland was born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1861, to godly parents who reared her to adulthood. When she grew… Continue reading

Evangeline and Francesca French

1869 ~ 1961  1871 ~ 1961
The sisters Evangeline and Francesca French were born to an Anglo-French family and… Continue reading

Eleanor Chestnut 1868 ~ 1905

Eleanor Chestnut served 11 years in China under the mission board of the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., and suffered a martyr’s… Continue reading

Lillian Bromiley 1917 ~ 1971

Lillian Bromiley was a teacher and evangelist in China and Malaysia. Born in Bromley Cross near Bolton, Lancashire, England to… Continue reading

Miss Dorothy Jean Bidlake 1899 ~ 1929

Dorothy Jean Bidlake was born on July 11, 1899 in Seattle, Washington, USA, to godly Christian parents. From childhood she… Continue reading

Virginia Leftwich Bell (Mother of Ruth Bell Graham)

1892 ~ 1974

Virginia Leftwich was born in Waynesboro, Virginia, the daughter of devout Southern Baptist parents. She lived not… Continue reading

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[Meditate on These Things] Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things. — Philippians 4:8 (NKJV)

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