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Cook, Robert Felix

(861 words)

Author(s): Lukose, Wessly
Robert Felix Cook (1880–1958) was one of the most effective North American Pentecostal missionaries in India. He was born in Los Angeles, California in 1879, to godly Christian parents who were Russian immigrants to the United States. His father was a lay preacher in a Baptist church and his mother was a praying woman. He came to a personal relationship with Christ at the age of twelve, and had received the call for ministry when he was fourteen. …
Date: 2021-07-16

Ramabai, Pandita Saraswati

(894 words)

Author(s): Lukose, Wessly
Pandita Saraswati Ramabai (1858–1922) was the most prominent Indian Christian woman in the twentieth century. She was a social reformer, educator, and Pentecostal pioneer. She was born as a Brahman (the highest caste in Hinduism), but her family went on a permanent pilgrimage because of financial crisis. They moved constantly, and lived on the alms received from the reading of the Puranas in public. Her parents taught her Sanskrit, Puranas, and the Gita, which was against the orthodox Hindu cult…
Date: 2021-07-16

Mukti Revival

(917 words)

Author(s): Lukose, Wessly
The Holy Spirit revival that took place during 1905–1907 at Mukti, a Christian faith mission, at Kedgaon, near Pune, Maharashtra, is the most significant Indian revival that made a global impact. Despite its distinctiveness, the Mukti Revival was disregarded in popular Pentecostal historiographical accounts until recently. This was probably because it was later interpreted as an evangelical awakening,…
Date: 2021-07-16

Mathews, Thomas

(875 words)

Author(s): Lukose, Wessly
Thomas Mathews (1944–2005) was one of the most effective Indian Pentecostal leaders. He was a missionary, teacher, preacher, and writer. Due to his courage to take the Christian message to Rajasthan, the desert state of India, he is known as “the Apostle of the Desert.” Mathews was born in Punaloor, Kerala to Pentecostal parents. As they considered him as an answer to their prayers for having children after four years of their marriage, they dedicated him to the service of the Lord. While doing …
Date: 2021-07-16

Abrams, Minnie

(896 words)

Author(s): Lukose, Wessly
Minnie F. Abrams (1859–1912)  was one of the most influential North American female missionaries to India, who became Pentecostal while there. She was born in Lawrenceville, Wisconsin, and grew up in Minnesota. Dreaming to become a teacher, she studied at the University of Minnesota. However, she was motivated by the life of Fidelia Fiske, a missionary educator, and dedicated her life for overseas missions. She then attended the Chicago Training School for City, Home and Foreign Missions.In 1887 Abrams came to Bombay (now Mumbai), India as a missionary of Women’s Foreign Miss…
Date: 2021-07-16