Gladys Aylward

The little woman with a big God

She led 100 children over 100 miles to safety

With war raging about her and soldiers closing in, this brave missionary sets out on the most difficult journey of her life: a 100-mile trek over the mountains to a safe haven. But it’s not her own safety that concerns this little woman with big faith; it’s the safety of the 100 orphans in her care. Watch as Torchlighter Gladys Aylward’s strength and faith are stretched to the limit in WWII China.


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What People are Saying

“Quality Video”

Somehow Torchlighters was able to cram the gems of Aylward’s story into 30 minutes that my 5-year-old just loves! I was really pleased with the quality and scope of this video. There are even bits of accurate Mandarin thrown in to the pleasure of those whose children know or are learning Chinese.

K. Wheeler


The Gladys Aylward and Eric Liddell stories are perfect for Chinese American kids.

Nancy Sutton
Homeschool mom and curriculum writer

“Legendary Story”

With only her determination, faith, and commitment to those children entrusted to her care, Gladys Aylward was able to accomplish one of the truly legendary rescues of World War II.

The Midwest Book Review
September 2008

“Encantó el formato”

Utilice esta historia para el enfasis misionero con mi grupo de niñas. Les encantó el formato, las enseñanzas bíblicas y la valerosa vida de Gladys Aylward.

Mary Cano

Gladys Aylward

“I wasn’t God’s first choice for what I’ve done for China… [but] God looked down… and saw Gladys Aylward… and God said – ‘Well, she’s willing.”

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