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All articles & reviews tagged with david-livingstone


December 2013
Reviews > Book

David Livingstone – The Unexplored Story

David Livingstone – The Unexplored Story Stephen Tomkins Lion Publishing 240, £9.00 ISBN: 978-0-7459-5568-1 Star Rating: 3 This concise, fast-moving narrative relates what the last page of the book calls ‘the puzzle of Livingstone’s life’. Taking a strictly chronological approach, Stephen Tomkins follows the steps of the great Scottish missionary-explorer across southern and central…

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November 2013

SOAS exhibition

The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, is to mark the bicentenary of the birth of Dr David Livingstone with an exhibition in the Foyle Special Collections Gallery (Brunei Gallery), 22 October 2013 – 22 March 2014. The exhibition will bring together, for the first time, rarely seen letters, photographs,…

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David Livingstone  — famous missionary explorer


December 2012
Articles > Historical

David Livingstone — famous missionary explorer

David Livingstone  — famous missionary explorer David Livingstone, the fabled explorer, was born nearly 200 years ago at Blantyre, which is about seven miles from Glasgow, on 19 March 1813. His father, Neil, worked industriously as a tea-dealer around the local villages. He was a Sunday school teacher and total abstainer, who honoured the…

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February 2012

Fishers of men

Fishers of men David Livingstone longed to see the kingdom of God established around central Africa’s lakes. Continuing this vision, workers with Operation Mobilisation (OM) are identifying individuals in local villages with a desire to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. The OM team knows these men and women are able to reach their…

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May 2001

Missionary Spotlight – Zambia

Livingstone planted the seed When Zambia gained independence in 1964, all towns with foreign names were given local names — all, that is, except Livingstone. Zambia’s tourist capital is still named after the great missionary explorer, Dr David Livingstone (1813-1873). Clearly, Livingstone endeared himself to the people of this part of Africa. In May…

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