Martha Mault
Missionaries of South India

Martha Mault

Martha Mault biography, Pulappedi was a wicked custom prevailing in ancient Kerala. When low caste men happen to just see the woman of higher caste, that lady will be abandoned socially. The community considered her to be defiled, and she would be either sold or be killed with impunity by her own family. Almost all […]

John Rangaiah
Missionaries of South India

John Rangaiah

John Rangaiah biography, During the early 1900s, many Indians left for Natal, a British colony in South Africa to work as agricultural laborers. Among them were around 150 Telugu people who were working at Sir James Hulett’s tea plantations. Hulett was a good Christian and looked after the physical and spiritual needs of the laborers. […]

Johan Peter Rottler
Missionaries of South India

Johan Peter Rottler

Johan Peter Rottler, was a European missionary who served in India for close to sixty years. He grew up under the able guidance of Dr. Lorenz and completed his studies at Strasbourg University. On Dr. Lorenz’s prodding, he joined the Danish Lutheran Tranquebar Mission (the Halle mission) and was ordinated in Copenhagen. Shortly thereafter, he […]

ReverendAlexanderSilver
Missionaries of South India

Alexander Silver

Alexander Silver, Serving the Lord is not just about preaching the Word of God but also following it. The Word of God says, ‘Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.’ If you cannot show love towards your fellow human being whom you can see with your own eyes, how can you love the invisible God? […]

Samuel Paul Iyer
Missionaries of South India

Samuel Paul Iyer

Samuel Paul Iyer, Rao Saheb is an honorary title. It was bestowed upon individuals during the British rule in India to individuals who performed faithful service or acts of public welfare to the nation. In 1899, this was awarded to Samuel Paul Iyer for his role in bringing peace to the riot-affected Sivakasi in South […]

Solomon Doraiswamy
Missionaries of South India

Solomon Doraiswamy

Solomon Doraiswamy, When Bishop Edgar Bentley Thorp left India, the Tiruchirappalli-Thanjavur diocese was in a state of confusion. Amidst several internal tugs and tussles, the council of the Church of South India recognized Dr. Solomon Doraiswamy as the right person fit to lead the diocese. Solomon Doraiswamy ministry in Tamil Nadu, India One of his […]