Arthur Margoschis
Missionaries of South India

Arthur Margoschis

Arthur Margoschis, Benjamin Henry arthur Mragoschis was a protestant missionary to India on behalf of the Society for the propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts(SPG). While he was pursuing the final year of his medical degree. he heard Robert Caidwell speaking about the urgent need of young men to serve in India. When his […]

Savarirayan Yesudasan
Missionaries of South India

Savarirayan Yesudasan

Savarirayan Yesudasan, was a missionary and the founder of the Christu-kula Ashram (Family of Christ Ashram) at Thirupattur district, North Arcot, South India. During the early nineteenth century, indigenous forms of Christianity took roots. The rethinking of Christianity from an Indian perspective was reiterated by a group of students from the Madras Medical College, one […]

I R H Gnanadason
Missionaries of South India

I R H Gnanadason

I R H Gnanadason, was the first Bishop of the Diocese of Kanyakumari known for consolidating the church and its activities. In 1959, when the Kanyakumari Diocese was formed, it had around 277 churches under it. The challenge of leading such a large diocese fell on the able shoulders of Gnanadason. In the course of […]

Thomas Ragland
Missionaries of South India

Thomas Ragland

Thomas Ragland, Thomas Gajetan Ragland was one among those who testified through his life that obedience to God is better than offerings. Born in Gibraltar, Ragland studied Mathematics at the Cambridge University and later worked at Corpus Christi College as a tutor. It was at Cambridge, Ragland was disturbed by the thought that thousands were […]

Johann Grundler
Missionaries of South India

Johann Grundler

Johann Grundler, One of the greatest concerns regarding the children born in a Christian family is that they take salvation to be granted. Many young people believe that their parents’ Godliness will save them from hell, and so did Johann Ernst Grundler. Born into a Godly family, Grundler took pride in being called Christian. By […]

Clarinda
Missionaries of South India

Clarinda

Clarinda, Sati was a practice among Hindu communities where a recently widowed woman immolates herself on her deceased husband’s pyre. The orthodox Indian society shunned widows, and therefore the only solution for a widow was to practice Sati, as it was considered to be the highest expression of wifely devotion to a dead husband. Clarinda […]

Samuel S. Day
Missionaries of South India

Samuel S. Day

Samuel S. Day, The founder of “Telugu Mission” Samuel Stearns Day was an American Baptist Missionary who had a great burden to bring light upon Telugu-speaking people. Upon his arrival in India along with his wife Roenna, he started to work in Visakhapatnam in 1836. Samuel S. Day ministry in Nellore, South India This blossoming […]