Out of Exile: Fannie Heck and the Rest of the Story
No woman in the history of WMU has been more revered than the inimitable Fannie Exile Scudder Heck. Born in “exile,” she lived to carve out a way for women to go into all the world through their lives, prayers, and service. By the very force of her personality, she helped to shape WMU into the largest missions organization for women in the world. More than 100 years after she lived, Fannie E. S. Heck’s insights are as fresh as this morning’s cup of coffee. Out of Exile: Fannie Heck and the Rest of the Story tells the little-known details of the real Fannie, of the beautiful little girl, of life in the Heck home, and of her inner heart and thinking. What formed and shaped the woman who in turn molded and shaped WMU? Out of Exile opens new vistas into the heart and life of Fannie Heck.