6 Missionary Heroes of Africa

There are numerous volumes in the “Missionary Heroes” series, consisting of short biographies written to inspire and challenge young people by their examples. The “heroes” covered in this volume are: Alexander Mackey James Hannington David Livingstone Francois Coillard Frederick Arnot Albert Bushnell Lloyd My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of this public…

Twelve Mighty Missionaries by Esthme Ethelind Enock [1874-1947]

Esthme Enock’s biographical sketches of 12 famous missionaries has just entered the public domain. This copy was kindly provided by Book Aid for digitisation. In the table of contents below I have linked to the bibligraphy pages on Missiology.org.uk, where you will find further material on each missionary. Esthme Ethelind Enock [1874-1947], Twelve Mighty Missionaries….

South American Problems by Robert E. Speer

Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947] served as secretary of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions in the United States. The Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions notes: Speer’s missiology reflected many of the principles of Rufus Anderson. He emphasized the primary evangelistic aim of foreign missions, the necessity of developing indigenous local churches with native pastors, and…

South America, the Dark Continent by Emilio Olsson

This particular volume of Emilio Olsson’s book on the urgent need  for increased missionary effort in South America appears to have proved inspirational to at least one person. The inscription on the title page reads: “Edward Barton, 29th February 1904” – presumably the date on which the book was purchased. It continues: “Just before I…