By Angus Kinnear
With hundreds of thousands of books offered, studied and translated, Watchman Nee strongly stimulated sleek Christian pondering. A committed evangelist and talented Bible instructor, Nee stood opposed to the tide of chinese language Marxist atheism and Communism, and was once imprisoned for his religion. during this revised variation of Nee s biography, examine his striking existence and allow it encourage you to a brand new point of religion and dedication.
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At first, too, an upsurge of pro-foreign feeling had promised the rapid expansion of Christian missionary enterprise, so who could tell what doors might open to him one day for study overseas? But a year later war broke out in Europe, creating disillusion with the West. At home, the Revolution seemed stillborn, with the land dismembered by rival warlords and by Japanese encroachments under the guise of wartime aid. 2 That year, also, President Yuan announced his reversal of all their hopes by proclaiming his ascent of the Dragon Throne; but he was destined only to end his days in shame.
I refer to Watchman's friend from boyhood days, the late Mr. Faithful Luke. , from the following: T. Austin-Sparks, Hubert L. Barlow, David Bentley-Taylor, Joy Betteridge, Dorothy Beugler, Lena Clarke, Elizabeth Fischbacher, Theodore Fischbacher, Mrs. Nancy Gaussen, Doris E. Hinckley Herald Hsu, Hilda Holms, Victoria Holms, Mary Jones, Sophia Jorgensen, Stephen Kaung, Witness Lee, Gaylord Leung, Serene Loland, Faithful Luke, Leslie T. Lyall, James Ma, Shepherd Ma, George McHaffie, Kristeen Macnair, Simon Meek, Joy Meggach, D.
Ni Hsing-tsu or John Nee. THE CHANG FAMILY Charity's Father: The Rev. Chang Chuen-kuan (C. K. Chang) of Foochow, pastor in Tientsin with the Christian and Missionary Alliance. His Children: 1. Chang Pin-tseng or Beulah Chang (Mrs. G. S. Ling). 2. Chang Pin-fang or Faith Chang (Mrs. K. L. Bao). 3. Chang Pin-huei or Charity Chang (Mrs. Watchman Nee). Died in Shanghai, October 1971. 4. Chang Yi-lun or Samuel Chang. SOME CHRISTIAN LEADERS AND WORKERS A • denotes those directly associated with the Church Assembly Hall ("Little Flock" Movement) •John Chang (Chang Kwang-yung) early Shanghai worker.