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Missionaries of England

James Calvert

James Calvert was a Methodist missionary from Yorkshire, who is known for his missionary work in Fiji. When he was fourteen, he worked as an apprentice for a printer and bookbinder for seven years and the skills which he acquired then were extensively used in his later ministry. In 1837, he joined Hoxton Theological College […]

Benjamin Hobson
Missionaries of England

Benjamin Hobson

Benjamin Hobson biography, Many Christian missionaries used social services like education, medical treatment, etc. as means of evangelism. But some carried away from evangelism to rendering only social services. Benjamin Hobson was among those who did not lose their focus on evangelism while providing physical services. It depicts that our earthly service should be Christ-centered. […]

Joshua Marshman
Missionaries of England

Joshua Marshman

Joshua Marshman biography, was born in a poor family in Westbury Leigh, Wiltshire. Though his family could not provide him with good education by the abundant grace of God he studied theology and mastered Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac, and Latin languages. His linguistic skills and memory were excellent. Inspired by the missionary work of William […]

Wilfred Grenfell
Missionaries of England

Wilfred Grenfell

Wilfred Grenfell biography, In a small house in Labrador, a young doctor was having his dinner with his wife and a little child. Suddenly, an Eskimo came running asking the doctor to come and save his young son who was seriously ill. The Eskimo’s house was 50 miles away that could only be reached by […]

James Kershaw Best
Missionaries of England

James Kershaw Best

James Kershaw Best biography, was a British missionary who is known for his work in Christianagaram in Tamil Nadu, India. Christianagaram was actually a village called Adhiyakurichi in Tamil Nadu where Rev. Christian Kohlhoff ministered. The villagers renamed their village Christianagaram in his honor. To this place, James Kershaw Best was sent to minister by […]

Ernest Oliver
Missionaries of England

Ernest Oliver

Ernest Oliver biography, was a missionary from England who is known for his ministry in India and Nepal. Born in a pious Baptist family, Oliver was baptized when he was fifteen. He began teaching at Sunday School and by the age of eighteen, he was preaching in local churches and mission halls. Once when he […]