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Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Crossway Books & Bibles
Publication Date: 2008
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)|
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A memorable firsthand account of not only the sacrifices and triumphs of full-time ministry but of a brutal, little-known era in North American church history.
D. A. Carson (PhD, Cambridge University) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he has taught since 1978. He is president of The Gospel Coalition, and has written or edited nearly 60 books including Scandalous, Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor, and The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God. He and his wife, Joy, have two children and live in the north suburbs of Chicago.
How better to learn about a man than from a son who deeply loves and respects him? This is exactly how Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor is written. Dr. Carson is a renowned Christian scholar and professor, yet, with the same Christian humility his father displayed in all his work, Dr. Carson presents us with the legacy his father gave to him and to the Canadian people. Reading Memoirs causes deep, sometimes wrenching introspection. It is an important chapter in Christian history. Im very glad I read it, and am still pondering it. Donna Eggett, www.ChristianBookPreviews.com
Hugh Diggins Sr.5 Stars Out Of 5April 26, 2008Hugh Diggins Sr.Dr. Carson has done a wonderful job in this biography of his father who pastored a church in Canada for many years. Mr. Carson is an excellent example of quiet and sincere service to God and His people that encourages pastors to be faithful to their calling to "Shepherd God's Flock"
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