Gladys Alward
History●   Edmonton, London 1902●   Two sisters, one brother●   Parlor maid at 14●   Raised in the Angelican Church but tr...
Rejection● Several sponsorships● Applied for the probationary position with  the China Inland Mission Center in London,  b...
● four years of saving● Traveled with only her passport, bible,  tickets, and two pounds ninepence ($3.40)● Yangchen, prov...
Mission work● Running an inn where they caring for mules  and being hospitable to drivers at a fair price● telling stories...
The war● Citizen in 1936  ○ supported the locals in the arm  ○ spied on the Japanese● Bounty for her capture made it unsafe
Gladys Alward
History●   Edmonton, London 1902●   Two sisters, one brother●   Parlor maid at 14●   Raised in the Angelican Church but tr...
Rejection● Several sponsorships● Applied for the probationary position with  the China Inland Mission Center in London,  b...
● four years of saving● Traveled with only her passport, bible,  tickets, and two pounds ninepence ($3.40)● Yangchen, prov...
Mission work● Running an inn where they caring for mules  and being hospitable to drivers at a fair price● telling stories...
The war● Citizen in 1936  ○ supported the locals in the arm  ○ spied on the Japanese● Bounty for her capture made it unsafe
The journey● Roads or transportation unusable● 100 miles on foot, 27 days● Typhus, pneumonia, a relapsing fever,  malnutri...
A new location● Not fully recovered● Sian, a safer province● Started a church and shared the gospel in  villages, prisons,...
England, seemingly so prosperous while other countriespassed through terrible suffering at the hands ofCommunist dominatio...
The journey● Roads or transportation unusable● 100 miles on foot, 27 days● Typhus, pneumonia, a relapsing fever,  malnutri...
A new location● Not fully recovered● Sian, a safer province● Started a church and shared the gospel in  villages, prisons,...
England, seemingly so prosperous while other countriespassed through terrible suffering at the hands ofCommunist dominatio...
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  1. 1. Gladys Alward
  2. 2. History● Edmonton, London 1902● Two sisters, one brother● Parlor maid at 14● Raised in the Angelican Church but truly encountered God when she was 18 at a revival ○ "Give ones life over to the service of the Lord"
  3. 3. Rejection● Several sponsorships● Applied for the probationary position with the China Inland Mission Center in London, but ended up failing at the age of 26● Mrs. Jeannie Lawson was looking for a young hand (30), but Alyward didnt have the means to assist her
  4. 4. ● four years of saving● Traveled with only her passport, bible, tickets, and two pounds ninepence ($3.40)● Yangchen, province of Shansi, a little south of Peking ○ against foreigners
  5. 5. Mission work● Running an inn where they caring for mules and being hospitable to drivers at a fair price● telling stories ○ "kidnapping customers"● Mrs. Lawson falls ill, mission work changes direction● focused on unwanted children, but also housed several wounded soldiers
  6. 6. The war● Citizen in 1936 ○ supported the locals in the arm ○ spied on the Japanese● Bounty for her capture made it unsafe
  7. 7. Gladys Alward
  8. 8. History● Edmonton, London 1902● Two sisters, one brother● Parlor maid at 14● Raised in the Angelican Church but truly encountered God when she was 18 at a revival ○ "Give ones life over to the service of the Lord"
  9. 9. Rejection● Several sponsorships● Applied for the probationary position with the China Inland Mission Center in London, but ended up failing at the age of 26● Mrs. Jeannie Lawson was looking for a young hand (30), but Alyward didnt have the means to assist her
  10. 10. ● four years of saving● Traveled with only her passport, bible, tickets, and two pounds ninepence ($3.40)● Yangchen, province of Shansi, a little south of Peking ○ against foreigners
  11. 11. Mission work● Running an inn where they caring for mules and being hospitable to drivers at a fair price● telling stories ○ "kidnapping customers"● Mrs. Lawson falls ill, mission work changes direction● focused on unwanted children, but also housed several wounded soldiers
  12. 12. The war● Citizen in 1936 ○ supported the locals in the arm ○ spied on the Japanese● Bounty for her capture made it unsafe
  13. 13. The journey● Roads or transportation unusable● 100 miles on foot, 27 days● Typhus, pneumonia, a relapsing fever, malnutrition, and supreme exhaustion
  14. 14. A new location● Not fully recovered● Sian, a safer province● Started a church and shared the gospel in villages, prisons, and among the sick and helpless● Forced to leave in 1947 when the new Communist regime took control● 1958, traveled to Taiwan to start another orphanage after 10 years in England
  15. 15. England, seemingly so prosperous while other countriespassed through terrible suffering at the hands ofCommunist domination, had forgotten what was allimportant - the realization that God mattered in the life of anation no less than in that of an individual
  16. 16. The journey● Roads or transportation unusable● 100 miles on foot, 27 days● Typhus, pneumonia, a relapsing fever, malnutrition, and supreme exhaustion
  17. 17. A new location● Not fully recovered● Sian, a safer province● Started a church and shared the gospel in villages, prisons, and among the sick and helpless● Forced to leave in 1947 when the new Communist regime took control● 1958, traveled to Taiwan to start another orphanage after 10 years in England
  18. 18. England, seemingly so prosperous while other countriespassed through terrible suffering at the hands ofCommunist domination, had forgotten what was allimportant - the realization that God mattered in the life of anation no less than in that of an individual

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