All posts tagged Kathleen Chambers

Who Is This Mystery Woman? Ancestry Part 2

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Who is this mystery woman with all those children? Researchers at Wheaton College didn’t know when they included her photograph into Oswald Chambers’ Special Collection Library. I didn’t know at first either, until I took a closer look. See that startled little girl on the left? That’s Kathleen Chambers, Oswald and Biddy Chambers’ daughter. How […]

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2017 with Oswald and Biddy Chambers


As many of you know, I’ve spent 18 months writing a biography of Biddy, Mrs. Oswald Chambers. I loved the entire experience of researching and writing about the life of an amazing woman who lived in extraordinary times. Mrs. Oswald Chambers releases in October, 2017–the month before the 100th anniversary of Oswald Chambers’ death. I’ve also […]

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Biddy Chambers, Widow (Who was Biddy Chambers Part 3)

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This is the third and final segment of Who is Biddy Chambers? Here are parts One and Two. What became of Oswald Chambers‘ widow? Biddy Chambers was a young woman when her husband died of complications after an emergency appendectomy. A hard working talented mother with a young child, she stayed on in Egypt ministering at […]

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Kathleen Chambers: Little Girl in a WWI Camp

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Kathleen Chambers was the only little girl in a World War I camp in Egypt. Her father, Oswald Chambers served a chaplain at the Zeitoun YMCA camp in Cairo. He brought along with him his wife Biddy and their toddler daughter, Kathleen. As best I can tell, a child in a World War I YMCA camp was an unusual presence. […]

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