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by Debbie Alnutt - 3 years ago

Isobel Kuhn: Memories of a Lisu Church Family in China

"'Pebbles in a brook polish one another'"—thank God for the pebbles of His Lisu Church." So wrote Isobel Kuhn, who with her husband John spent more than 20 years in China and Thailand as China Inland Mission missionaries, specifically among the Lisu people. The bright countenance of an aged and faithful believer and the humble prayers of young Christians helped her to persevere when faced with her own self-d...

by Debbie Alnutt - 4 years ago

Belle Patrick: A Kind of Missionary

Perhaps you have heard of reluctant missionaries and pioneer missionaries, but have you ever heard of “a kind of missionary?” This was Patrick Collinson’s description of his mother, Belle Patrick, who as a young woman, went to Algiers, North Africa, to assist Lilias Trotter, noted pioneer missionary to Arab & Berber Muslims. Belle Hay Patrick (1895-1972) was born August 22 in the Scottish fishing commun...

by Debbie Alnutt - 4 years ago

The Tenacity of Amy Carmichael

"But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God; for He has prepared a city for them. For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come" (Hebrews 11:16; 13:14). This is the story of how a Christian sojourner willingly let her feet be "tied" for love’s sake. Amy Carmichael (1867-1951) was an Irish born mis...