Hudson Taylor, Gospel Pioneer to China

Hudson Taylor, Gospel Pioneer to China

by Vance E. Christie


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Hudson Taylor founded the China Inland Mission and was the most influential missionary of the modern missionary movement. This biography chronicles his conversion, mission philosophy, cultural engagement, and five decades of service.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596382367
Publisher: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing
Publication date: 04/30/2015
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,145,354
Product dimensions: 5.37(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Vance E. Christie (MDiv, Grace Theological Seminary) is ordained in the Evangelical Free Church in America and is a member of EFCA Ministerial Association. He is the pastor of Aurora Evangelical Free Church in Aurora, Nebraska.

Table of Contents

1 A Brush with Death 9

2 Christian Heritage and Conversion 17

3 "Then Go for Me to China" 27

4 First Tests of Faith 35

5 Further Training in London 45

6 A Perilous Voyage to China 57

7 A Distressful Beginning in China 65

8 Living among the Chinese 75

9 First Evangelistic Journeys 83

10 Some Radical Changes 93

11 Further Providential Guidance 103

12 Difficulties in Ningpo 115

13 Joined in Marriage and Ministry 127

14 A New Mission Founded 137

15 Progress and Problems 147

16 "Save Life! Save Life!" 157

17 Strength through the Darkest Days 167

18 The Growth of the Mission 179

19 Trusting to the End 191

For Further Reading 201

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