Narayan Waman Tilak
Missionaries of India

Narayan Waman Tilak

Narayan Waman Tilak, was a nineteenth-century Christian missionary and a Marathi poet. He was born into a high-caste Brahmin Hindu family in Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra, and was brought up in a scholarly and orthodox manner. He was fluent in Marathi, Sanskrit, and English and had excellent oratory and writing skills. Tilak, at a very young […]

Nancie Monelle
Missionaries of India

Nancie Monelle

Nancie Monelle biography, was an American medical missionary known for her ministry in India and her fight against child marriages. Nancie graduated in medicine from Vassar college in 1872 and was specialized as a surgeon. Her association with the Woman’s Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist Church provided her an opportunity to work in India […]

Eugen Liebendorfer
Missionaries of India

Eugen Liebendorfer

Eugen Liebendorfer biography, was a German missionary associated with Basel Missions in India. He is known to have brought a real breakthrough for medical missions in the Indian mission field. By birth, he was a Christian but began living as a true Christian ever after he attended a spiritual revival meeting in the German Luther […]

Kali Charan Chatterjee
Missionaries of India

Kali Charan Chatterjee

Kali Charan Chatterjee biography, was a Bengali Missionary who did pioneer missionary work in erstwhile Punjab. Born in a Hindu Brahmin family, Chatarjee became proficient in Sanskrit and eloquently recited slokas by the age of five. His home accommodated several Hindu Gods and occasionally his father sacrifice animals to please the deities. In a way, […]

Robert Cotton Mather
Missionaries of India

Robert Cotton Mather

Robert Cotton Mather biography, was a European missionary known for his ministry in North India and revision of Urdu Bible translation. He completed his studies at Glasgow University and began ministering at a Congregational church in York. During this time, he found the opportunity to serve in Banaras, India through the London Missionary Society (LMS). […]

Joseph van Someran Taylor
Missionaries of India

Joseph van Someran Taylor

Joseph van Someran Taylor biography, Can you believe that the person who is known as ‘the Father of Gujarati Grammar’ is nor a Gujarati, neither an Indian but a person of Scottish origin? Yes, his name is Joseph van Someran Taylor. He is known for his contributions towards Christian Missionary work among the Gujarati people. […]