Biographical

My Friend Suri Williams

A Tribute by Ajith Fernando 15th January 2018 On 13th January 2018 at the age of at the age of seventy-one, Suriyakumaran Williams went to be with the Master he had served so faithfully and lovingly. He had battled Alzheimer’s disease for eight years. MY FRIEND And I lost a friend of fifty years. We …

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Carl Henry Tribute

6th April 1999   The Editors, Christianity Today.   Dear friends,   I was delighted to see the tribute to Dr. Carl F. H. Henry in your January 11th issue which arrived here only a few days ago. I know this is late, but I thought I must write something about Dr. Henry.   …

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Victor Manogarom

September 2009   VICTOR MANOGAROM Guileless Evangelist   By Ajith Fernando   Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him, “Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no deceit!” John 1:47 (ESV).     The first job I had was when I became National Director of Youth for Christ in Sri …

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Loran Merle Grant

March 2009   To Loran and Merle Grant on their Sixty-Fifth Wedding Anniversary   Because my work has taken me to many countries, people often ask me what my favourite country is. I always say, “My favourite country is Sri Lanka, and next comes the USA.” I have lived a lot in that country, …

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Wang Mingdao

Wang, Stephen Wang. The Long Road to Freedom: The Story of Wang Mingdao. Translated by Ma Ming. Ellel, Lancaster, UK: Sovereign World, 2002.   The author of this inspiring biography of the Chinese Christian leader Wang Mingdao was converted through Wang Mingdao’s ministry. The biography is a frank account showing even the weaknesses of …

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