Elisabeth Elliot Gren, missionary, missionary widow and widely influential author and speaker, died Monday (June 15) at age 88. Various women at the SBC annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio, conveyed their appreciation for Elliot and her impact on believers. "She was a godly woman with a mentoring spirit," said Monica Vaught from Revive Our Hearts, a radio show based in Michigan aimed at Christian women. Lindsay McDonald of First Baptist Church in Casey, Ill., said "her call for purity and excellence is a reminder for who we are as women."