Missionary Hero – John Herbert Walker, Jr.

A highly intelligent, yet soft-spoken individual, J. Herbert Walker, Jr. was one of the most memorable directors of World Missions. His calming presence and confidence in its employees made for an effective ministry, both at home and abroad. A native of Cleveland, Tennessee, Herb’s father served as president of BTS and Lee College and as […]

Missionary Snapshot – Yves Bazile

Yves Bazile was born in Léogáne, Haiti. After his conversion in 1983, he began to prepare himself for ministry. Yves’ first ministerial assignment was in Brooklyn, New York, as youth pastor. He soon realized the need for further ministerial training and attended East Coast Bible College where he earned a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies. […]

Missionary Hero – JF Rowlands

The story of Missionary J.F. Rowlands is one of the most extraordinary in World Missions history. A remarkable man, J.F. as a young minister felt God’s call to reach the Indian people in South Africa. Unlike those who might have given up in frustration, his first six years were spent preaching without a single convert. […]

Missionary Heroes – Charles and Carrie Furman

Charles Furman was trained at the Missionary Training Institute in Nyack, New York. In 1916, he arrived in Guatemala, Central America, to work under the umbrella of the Pennsylvania United Free Missionary Society. Furman married Carrie Smith in 1919, an evangelist in her own right. The Furmans returned to Guatemala under the Primitive Methodists in […]