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Heart of Africa Mission

1908

Some time after returning to England in 1906, Studd met German missionary Karl Kumm and learned about the African mission frontier. He felt a call to minister in Africa, but in poor health, he was opposed by his mission board and personal physician. So in 1908, the Studds formed their own missionary society, Heart of Africa Mission, and two years later Studd sailed to Africa, leaving his wife and daughters behind to manage the mission.

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C. T. Studd

Charles Thomas Studd, often known as C. T. Studd, was a British missionary, a contributor to The Fundamentals, and a cricketer. In 1888, he married Priscilla Stewart, and their marriage produced four daughters, and two sons (who died in infancy). As a British Protestant Christian missionary to China he was part of the Cambridge…

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