Sarah Jane Kiper, Missionary to Japan, 1950-55. My Aunt Jane went to occupied Japan as a missionary right after World War II, taking the love of Christ to a defeated people. I didn’t really know much about her experiences there, as she died when I was 15. However, my interest in her life in Japan was renewed a few years ago, and I found her story to be very intriguing.
Hiroshi Suzuki, Pastor in Japan, 1958- Present. The most riveting story I found in my Aunt Sarah Jane Kiper’s papers was the one about the first person she led to the Lord in Japan. His name is Hiroshi Suzuki, and he became a pastor, working over 40 years in churches across central Japan. The story of his salvation is told here, as well as how I was able to re-establish contact with him and his family.
Darlene Deibler Rose, Missionary to the Netherlands East Indies, Part I. First called by the Lord at the age of 10, Darlene found herself in what is now western Indonesia by the age of 21, the youngest missionary in that area. Here is a summary of her early years until the time of the Japanese invasion in early 1942.
Darlene Deibler Rose, Missionary, Part II. God demonstrates His faithfulness to Darlene in a Japanese POW camp.Â Read here a summary of the remarkable stories of her prison experience during WWII.
Noah Webster: Educator and Lexicographer. Noah Webster believed for a country to be strong her people must understand her heritage and also have consistency in language, spelling, definitions and usage. This spurred him to write his American Dictionary.
Hudson Taylor, Founder of China Inland Mission. A man who believed that “God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supply”
D.L. Moody. The Chicago fire ignites the fire of the Holy Spirit in his heart, changing his approach to evangelism.
Lilias Trotter Part 1. The Passion. Â This talented artist is faced with the question of which passion she will follow-- art or ministry?
Lilias Trotter Part 2. Algeria. Lilias takes the light of the Gospel into North Africa.
Gladys Aylward, Part 1. Marching Orders. A look at how God took Gladys from parlor maid in London to missionary in China.
Gladys Aylward, Part 2. Ministry in China. In a few short years Gladys became fluent in Chinese and was able to show Jesus’ love to everyone, from the highest official to the poorest child.
How can I really know the voice of the Lord? Jesus said that we would know His voice (John Chapter 10). Much can be learned from an unlikely source: Mary Magdalene.
Let the Peace of Christ Rule in Your Heart. You can have peace in the midst of a storm! The world defines peace as freedom from war or hostilities, freedom from strife or dissension, or freedom from mental disturbance. The Christian, however, can have peace in the midst of turmoil.
Esther: The Making of a Wise Appeal. When we need to make an appeal to someone in authority over us, we must be well prepared, have the right motives, and clearly state our request. In addition, we need to leave the results of our appeal to God.
You Shall Remove the Leaven from Your Houses. At Passover time the women were told to remove leaven from their homes, and we have that responsibility today. Advice for finding “leaven” in our homes.
The Fruit of the Holy Spirit: Self Control and the Taming of Our Tongue. One of the fruit of the Spirit is self-control, and yet it seems so difficult to attain, especially when it comes to controlling our tongue.
A Bible Study on Prayer. In this Bible study you will increase your understanding of Who calls us to prayer, the role of the Holy Spirit in prayer, and why we pray.