In Acts [NIVAC] experienced international church planter and NT scholar Ajith Fernando brings both his outstanding scholarship and church planting experience to bear on the Book of Acts, the historical crux of the early church. Providing a informed interpretation and unique application of the biblical text, Fernando's work is widely considered one of the most useful treatments of Acts in print today.
Format: Hardcover Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 1998 Dimensions: 9.50 X 6.25 X 1.38 (inches)
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Ajith Fernando (ThM, DD) served for thirty-five years as the National Director of Youth for Christ in Sri Lanka and now serves as its Teaching Director. He is a Bible expositor with a worldwide ministry. Ajith studied at Asbury Theological Seminary and Fuller Seminary and spends much of his time mentoring and counseling Christian workers. He is a visiting lecturer at Colombo Theological Seminary. SPANISH BIO: Ajith Fernando (ThM, DD) es director nacional del ministerio Juventud para Cristo en Sri Lanka y expositor de la Biblia con un ministerio mundial. Estudio en el Seminariio Teologico Asubry y el Seminario Fuller. Tambien pasa mucho tiempo como mentor de personas que trabajan con jovenes y como consejero.
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