James Hudson Taylor


Born
in Barnsley, Yorkshire, The United Kingdom
May 21, 1832

Died
June 03, 1905


James Hudson Taylor 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 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.

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
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To China With Love

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One With Christ

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The Works of J. Hudson Taylor

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“When I cannot read, when I cannot think, when I cannot even pray, I can trust.”
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