By Charlotte Harris Rees
Starting in 1875 and overlaying a span of virtually a hundred years, 3 missionary households exhibited bravery, persistence, and sacrifice whilst their very lives have been in danger. William David Powell and his spouse, Mary Florence Mayberry Powell, have been missionaries to “Wild West” Texas then Mexico. within the interval 1910-1947 (including in the course of jap career) their daughter Florence and her husband, Hendon M. Harris, have been missionaries to Kaifeng, China. Their son Hendon M. Harris Jr. and his spouse Marjorie Weaver Harris served as missionaries to Taiwan and Hong Kong. Referencing fifty five books and 39 articles, this biography supplies various firsthand bills from all 3 households.
Dr. Hwa-Wei Lee, Retired leader of the Asian department, Library of Congress says that this article is “Rich in old proof, this biographical paintings of 3 generations of missionary paintings in a single family…vividly depicts the braveness, persistence, and sacrifice of these pioneering missionary employees in religion. during this well-researched ebook the writer deals an outstanding photograph of the real nature of missionary work...For readers attracted to the fashionable background of China through the so much turbulent interval of its heritage this ebook presents important insights.”
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Courage, Endurance, Sacrifice: The Lives and Faith of Three Generations of Missionaries by Charlotte Harris Rees