China | Missions

Biography of John Sung by Leslie T Lyall

John Sung was a Chinese evangelist. He travelled to the US, where he earned a Ph.D. from Ohio State University before studying theology at Union Theological Seminary. Ralph R. Covell, writing in the Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions, notes that… After his return to China in 1927, he engaged in widespread evangelism, teaching, and training…

Angola | Baptist Missionary Society | Cameroon | Missions

These Seventy Years: Autobiography of Thomas Lewis

Thomas Lewis served with the Baptist Missionary Society (BMS) in Africa in the areas known today as Cameroon, Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this pulic domain book available for digitisation. Thomas Lewis [1859-1929], These Seventy Years. An Autobiography. London: The Carey Press, 1930….

Baptist Missionary Society | Congo

W. Holman Bentley, Congo Pioneer

An important biography on the noted Baptist Missionary Society pioneer in the Congo W. Holman Bentley, written by his widow. My thanks to Redcliffe College for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation. Hendrina Margo Bentley [1855-1938], W. Holman Bentley: The Life and Labours of a Congo Pioneer. London: The Carey…


Can Africa Be Won by William Roome

This book has one purpose. To reveal something of the Wonderlands of Africa, the conditions of the People, the extent and problems of Africa’s Evangelisation, the life of its Missionaries, so that Home Christians may see, know and feel what their Representatives in the Advance Line of the Kingdom of God have to face. Also,…

South America

Records of the South American Missionary Society

These records were compiled by the wife of the founder of the South American Missionary Society, Captain Allen Gardiner. They cover the first 50 years of the Society’s work. My thanks to Book Aid for providing a copy of this public domain book for digitisation. Elizabeth Lydia (Marsh) Gardiner, Records of the South American Missionary…