In his fifth God's Generals volume, Roberts Liardon chronicles some of the great missionaries who risked their lives to take the gospel message to strange and unknown cultures around the world, including: Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf, David Brainerd, William Carey, David Livingstone, Adoniram Judson, Hudson Taylor, Hiram Bingham, Amy Carmichael, and Jonathan Goforth. The sacrifice and courage of these spiritual pioneers are sure to stoke the fires of your faith and revive within your heart a spirit of evangelism and compassion for the lost. Hardcover.
In his fifth God's Generals volume, Roberts Liardon chronicles some of the great evangelists who risked their lives to take the gospel message to strange and unknown cultures around the world, including...Nikolaus Ludwig von ZinzendorfAnd#8212;the Austrian nobleman whose passion for Christ ushered in the Moravian revival of the 1700s. David BrainerdAnd#8212;the young American colonist who sacrificially reached out to Native Americans.William CareyAnd#8212;the British shoemaker and Bible translator whose passion to reach India birthed a missionary revolution. David LivingstoneAnd#8212;the explorer who crossed the "unknown continent" and opened the heart of Africa to the gospel.Adoniram JudsonAnd#8212;the "Father of American Missions" who endured tragedy to reach the people of Burma.Hudson TaylorAnd#8212;the first missionary to use the phrase "Great Commission," who pioneered the China Inland Mission, transforming millions of lives along the way.Hiram BinghamAnd#8212;the first Protestant missionary, who spent twenty years serving Christ in what is now Hawaii.Amy CarmichaelAnd#8212;the selfless Irish missionary who dedicated her life to the forsaken children of India.Jonathan GoforthAnd#8212;the passionate Canadian revivalist who brought salvation and healing to hundreds of thousands of Chinese people.The sacrifice and courage of these spiritual pioneers are sure to stoke the fires of your faith and revive within your heart a spirit of evangelism and compassion for the lost.
Roberts Liardon is an author, public speaker, spiritual leader, church historian, and humanitarian. He was called into the ministry at a very young age, preaching his first public sermon at the age of thirteen and lecturing in Christian colleges and universities at age fifteen.At sixteen, Roberts launched a radio program, and at seventeen, he wrote his first book, I Saw Heaven, which sold 1.5 million copies. His next book and video series, God's Generals, established Roberts as a leading Protestant church historian, and both books brought him international attention.In his mid-twenties, Roberts built one of the fastest growing churches in the US, and established his first accredited Bible college. From this ministry, he founded more than forty churches, built five international Bible colleges, and assisted the poor and needy in his community, throughout America, and around the globe. Recently, Roberts launched a new TV show called God's Generals with Roberts Liardon, which currently airs in more than two hundred countries.Roberts had the privilege of being mentored by Oral Roberts and Lester Sumrall, and now he is under the covering of both Dr. Che Ahn of Harvest International Ministry and Pastor Colin Dye of Kensington Temple, London, England. As a recognized church historian specializing in the Pentecostal and charismatic movements, he is much in demand as a speaker, writer, and mentor. His voice speaks to a current generation of believers who want to draw closer to the heart and mind of God and impact their communities and the nations of the world through the gospel of Jesus Christ.