Blog Entries by Ray Smith

Ray Smith

A grandson of Emma Ekvall, Ray Smith was born in Guling on Lushan in 1932. The career journalist represented the US Telephone Industry at the opening of the American Embassy in Beijing in 1979. He led delegations of US professionals holding telecom workshops in the PRC in 1982, 84, and 86. Smith lives in Carol Stream, Illinois, USA.



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The Life and Ministry of Eric Martin Ekvall

Though he suffered the deaths of three of his children while serving in China, Eric Martin Ekvall (1866-1939) never wavered in 42 years as a pioneer missionary of the Christian & Missionary Alliance.

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The Life and Ministry of Emma Ekvall

A blind girl begging in Wuchang, China in 1919 stirred the heart of Emma Ekvall. The school she founded continues in operation today upon the anniversary of this pioneer missionary’s 150th birth.