Gladys Aylward: Missionary to China

Sam Wellman

Gladys Aylward: Missionary to China

Gladys Aylward: Missionary to China

  • Title: Gladys Aylward: Missionary to China
  • Author: Sam Wellman
  • ISBN: 9781577482222
  • Page: 474
  • Format: Paperback

Gladys Aylward, Missionary To China Gladys Aylward was born in London in or a few years earlier She worked for several years as a parlormaid, and then attended a revival meeting at which the preacher spoke of dedicating one s life to the service of God. Gladys Aylward Missionary of WWII The Torchlighters Dig deeper into Gladys Aylward s story through the free extracurricular guide, or buy the Ultimate Activity Book to learn about all the Torchlighters Gladys Aylward Interesting Facts, Fun Facts and Information Short Biography Gladys May Aylward February January was a British evangelical Christian missionary to China, whose story was told in the book The Small Woman, by Alan Burgess, published in , and made into the film The Inn of the Sixth Happiness, starring Ingrid Bergman, in Biography of Gladys Aylward Gladys Aylward was born in London in or a few years earlier She worked for several years as a parlormaid, and then attended a revival meeting at which the preacher spoke of dedicating one s life to the service of God. WOMEN MISSIONARIES Gladys Aylward If sex discrimination had been a factor in the past for women who had been denied missionary appointments, it was not the case with Gladys Aylward. Gladys given name Gladys is a female name from the Welsh name Gwladus or Gwladys, which bears the meaning of royalty princess conversely, it has been speculated to originally be from the Latin diminutive gladiolus, meaning small sword, hence the gladiolus flowering plant. It may be used as a Welsh variant of Claudia, meaning lame. People Gladys Adda , Tunisian communist and activist The Inn of the Sixth Happiness All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary, Gladys works as a domestic to earn the money to send herself to a poor, remote village. The Inn of the Sixth Happiness The Inn of the Sixth Happiness is a DeLuxe Color th Century Fox CinemaScope film based on the true story of Gladys Aylward, a tenacious British maid, who became a missionary in China during the tumultuous years leading up to the Second World War.Directed by Mark Robson, who received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Director, the film stars Ingrid Bergman as Aylward and Gladys Name Meaning Origin Baby Name Wizard Origin of the name Gladys Variant of Gwladus, an old name of uncertain derivation, perhaps a Welsh feminine form of the Latin Claudius, an old Roman family name derived from claudus lame. Missionary Heroes and Their Inspiring Stories Kindred Hi Chantel, My Church is full of former Missionaries We also support quite a few Missionaries at our Church as well I guess because of the former Missionaries in our congregation is the reason why our Church body is so missionary minded.

Amidst the millions of committed Christians in each generation, a handful rise to special prominence Learn about their exciting and inspiring lives in Barbour s Heroes of the Faith series.As a missionary in China, Gladys Aylward s life was characterized by a humble dependence upon God in a steady stream of extreme circumstances.

Recent Comments "Gladys Aylward: Missionary to China"

A shaky 4 stars here--overall, I liked this bio of Aylward. I like the pacing of the overall thread and the information included. We get a sense of Aylward the person without too many imagined thoughts (although there are plenty of imagined one-sentence prayers, still they seem in keeping with the character portrayed). My biggest complaint is that the prose feels choppy in places and, if the reader isn't familiar with Chinese history, might be considered incomplete. Still, it's quite readable fo [...]

Very good book. Nothing like the movie. Much better. The movie is not a true picture of the lady. The Inn of called, "The Inn of the Eighth Happiness" not sixthShe never kissed a manShe turned down the proposal of marriga due to him not being a ChristianYang was not kill in front of her, he became a refuge and was never heard from againd many other differnces.Still see the movie, it's better than must on the arir now.

The story of Gladys Aylward is great, I just didn't enjoy the book so much. I had seen the movie in her life a few months ago and read how she couldn't stand the film's depiction, so I wanted to read the real story, as I soak in missionary books always. At first I did not really like the woman, but you can see how she grew in the Lord over time. Many lives were changed and spared because of Miss Aylward's bravery and love for others. It was nice to learn about.

This book made it sound like Aylward single-handedly brought Christianity to China. While I'm sure that a lot of what she did was really very ground-breaking, I had a hard time believing a lot of the stories in the book.

While "The Little Woman" is the best because it's Gladys' own telling of her life, this is a noteworthy supplement.

The low rating is for the writing, not the story -- which is excellent. When it comes to female missionaries, Gladys Aylward rivals Amy Carmichael in both spiritual vigor and sheer awesomeness.

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