Introduce your students to Francis Asbury, America's tireless circuit-riding preacher, and 13 other saints including Oswald Chambers and Dwight L. Moody. Vivid biographical accounts of famous and lesser-known men and women reveal lives that demonstrate the patterns of disciplined Christian living---prayer, reliance on God's Word, fasting, compassion, evangelistic zeal, sacrificial giving, and a burden for revival. 202 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 202 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2002 Dimensions: 8 1/2 X 5 1/2 X 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 0310246636 ISBN-13: 9780310246633 UPC: 025986246631 Availability: In Stock
Stories of fourteen outstanding Christians whose words and deeds set an example for believers today. This book recounts the life stories of outstanding Christians who inspire and challenge readers to live more godly lives. These fourteen men and women---some well known and others not---come from many parts of the world and from the 14th to the 20th centuries. These brief biographies highlight the events and special contributions each person has made to the church. Figures presented are Francis Asbury, Duncan Campbell, Oswald Chambers, Jonathan Goforth, Madame Guyon, Frances Ridly Havergal, John Hyde, Adoniram Judson, Dwight L. Moody, Evan Roberts, Girolamo Savonarola, Amanda Smith, John Smith, and Bishop William Taylor.
Dr. Wesley Duewel has given himself to the cause of missions for more than 70 years. Following ministry in India for nearly 25 years, he served as president of OMS International and is now President Emeritus. Dr. Duewel has a deep love for the Word of God. He has read the entire Bible through nearly 200 times. People around the world have appreciated his biblical insight with more than two million copies of his books in print in over 50 languages. Continuing his active life-long ministry at 96, he teaches a senior adult Sunday School class and enjoys sharing his testimony to God's faithfulness. He carries a deep concern for the unevangelized millions and a constant emphasis upon prayer as the key to revival.