Isobel Selina Miller Kuhn was born December 17, 1901 in Toronto, Canada. She lived with her mom and dad and her sister Murray.
When she was young she loved to dance and talk about abstract ideas. When Isobel was older she went to University of British Columbia in 1922 and graduated honors in english, literature, and language. She also went to a night class at the Vancouver Bible School.
Isobel married John Becker Kuhn and had 2 kids. After getting married Isobel and John moved to China and served with the China Inland Mission at Yunnan Province China with the Lisu people and also served in northern Thailand.
Isobel wrote 11 books about her time being a missionary, the most popular are: By Searching, Second Mile People, and Green Leaf in Drought.
One of Isobel's famous quotes is "When I get to heaven they aren't going to see much of me but my heels, for I'll be hanging over the golden wall keeping an eye on the Lisu church." One of the verses she liked was John 14:6 and it says "Jesus answered "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me."
Isobel died from cancer on March 20, 1957 in Wheaton Illinois. Her funeral was held at Wheaton College Church where her daughter was at school. 5 years after her death Christianity started thriving in China.
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