Dedicated in passionate pursuit of God’s calling on her life, Amy Carmichael has been an inspiration to many missionaries over the past 170 years. Who was Amy Carmichael? Amy Carmichael was an Irish missionary to India. She is known for opening a safe house called Dohnavur Fellowship after rescuing children from being trafficked in the […]

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While Christians missions have been happening since Jesus gave the Great Commission, there are highlighted mission movements that have caused such an impact that they are worth mentioning. While mission movements are only movements because vast amounts of people are apart of them, there typically is a leader or head of missionary movements. This is […]

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Mary Slessor was a dedicated missionary in the late 1800s to early 1900s, with a vigor and passion that brought the Lord’s Kingdom to Africa. She is now noted as one of Africa’s top missionaries, and much of West Africa was evangelized due to the open door that Mary created for the next generation of […]

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Born in Scotland in 1824, John G. Paton was a Christian missionary to the cannibals on the New Hebrides Islands of the South Seas until he died in 1907. His life was filled with many trials, as his first wife and their child soon died after their arrival on the island of Tanna, and Paton […]

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Jim and Elisabeth Elliot are two of the most influential people in the history of missions. Their lives reflect total devotion to Christ and to the message of the gospel. Their stories of perseverance, suffering, and even death have inspired many to go reach unreached peoples. Who are Jim and Elisabeth Elliot? Jim and Elisabeth […]

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Brother Andrew is one of the most inspiring missionaries in history, and his ministry has impacted large portions of the world with the Gospel. Throughout this post, we will look at the inspiring life decisions that Brother Andrew made for the Great Commission, including gutsy decisions that threatened his life. We will learn truly why […]

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Adoniram and Ann Judson marked history forever in missions through their suffering for Christ. The young couple were the very first American missionaries to ever set sail overseas from America. When they left, the face of missions was changed forever. Who is Adoniram and Ann Judson? Initially, on track for India, Adoniram and Ann eventually would […]

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William Carey had incredible perseverance. Despite personal hardships, Carey sparked a missions movement that has carried throughout the line of Christian missionary heroes to disciple-makers today. Who is William Carey? Known as the Father of Modern Missions, William Carey was the first missionary to India who served for forty-one years translating the entire Bible into […]

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David Brainerd’s fervor and passion for the Lord and for lost souls is contagious and convicting. His life has inspired countless missionaries and preachers for centuries and continues to motivate people today. Who is David Brainerd? David Brainerd was one of the first American missionaries to carry the gospel message to the Native Americans in New Jersey, […]

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