Celebrating the fulfilled life of Elizabeth Elliot, Wife of Martyr; Jim Elliot.

Friends of Missions International

Celebrating the life, legacy of Elisabeth Elliot

Published by Ruth Kramer on June 16, 2015


(Photo courtesy Elisabeth Elliot.org)
International (MNN)— Elisabeth Elliot,a legend in the world of the Great Commission, has finally gone Through Gates of Splendor.

After spending some years battling failing health and dementia, she died June 15, 2015 at the age of 88. Arguably one of the most influential women in modern day Christendom, she was a prolific author, speaker, and radio host.

Her most famous book was Through Gates of Splendor and was about the martyrdom of her first husband, Jim Elliot.

Their ministry was ground-breaking in Ecuador, supported by both Reach Beyond (then HCJB) and Mission Aviation Fellowship. In an excerpt from her biography on ElisabethElliot.org, she wrote:
A year after I went to Ecuador, Jim Elliot, whom I had met at Wheaton, also entered tribal areas with the Quichua Indians. In nineteen fifty…

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