Overtime he established schools and founded orphanages. He saw the need and the value of having locally trained Indian leaders, so he established Christian schools. He trained national evangelists by precept, example, and in the school of prayer. A brilliant man, he could preach fluently and effectively in English, Tamil, Portuguese, and German and was an accomplished scholar in Hebrew and Greek.
One of the skills Schwartz had was the ability to learn languages, and he set to that in order to communicate with the various people he came across. A brilliant man, he could preach fluently and effectively in English, Tamil, Portuguese, and German and was an accomplished scholar in Hebrew and Greek. .
He became well known as a teacher and as an honest man. He helped broker peace talks, helped everyone he could, working extensively in one area of India and then moving on to other areas. He became an advisor to kings, he lived out his every way he could for the rest of his life in India. His work became the foundation on which all Christian work in India was based.
He died the age of 71 in 1798, leaving a legacy of a large Christian community of all castes and ethnic backgrounds. He said, "Let the cause of Christ be my heir."
Missionary Heros (book)
GFA Missions. Painting. William Carey education.