Inspirational Quote of the Day: One by a Christian Missionary to China

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James Hudson Taylor (Chinese: 戴德生; 21 May 1832 – 3 June 1905) was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China and founder of the China Inland Mission (CIM, now OMF International). Taylor spent 51 years in China. The society that he began was responsible for bringing over 800 missionaries to the country who began 125 schools[1] and directly resulted in 18,000 Christian conversions, as well as the establishment of more than 300 stations of work with more than 500 local helpers in all eighteen provinces.[2]

Taylor was known for his sensitivity to Chinese culture and zeal for evangelism. He adopted wearing native Chinese clothing even though this was rare among missionaries of that time. Under his leadership, the CIM was singularly non-denominational in practice and accepted members from all Protestant groups, including individuals from the working class, and single women as well as multinational recruits. Primarily because of the CIM’s campaign against the opium trade, Taylor has been referred to as one of the most significant Europeans to visit China in the 19th century.

One thought on “Inspirational Quote of the Day: One by a Christian Missionary to China

  1. A true christian missionary! not one of these cuck christians who goes to africa adopts half a village and comes back with them. To be a true christian you have to be a race realist and have a hatred and wariness of jews Its good to hear of british christians the country is turned to jewry and atheism britain has turned its back on christian values

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