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-Shares how their legacy continues to empower new generations of missions work
-A bold presentation of how faith, obedience, and love conquered isolation and fear.
"God had an only Son, and He was a missionary" - these are the words of the legendary David Livingstone who answered God's challenge to take the message of Christ and salvation to the unexplored lands of those who had never heard the truth. His is one of 22 stories of faithful men and women who risked death, disease and poverty so others might be saved. Their lives challenge believers to continue this vital work - whether on foreign shores or in our support of modern pioneers of faith!
Whether used in a small group study or an education program, Great for God reminds us that in Christ all things are possible, and it is our mission to see that His truth is heard throughout each and every land!
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Vendor: New Leaf Publishing
Publication Date: 2012
Inspiring true stories of the courageous faith of 23 missionaries who boldly lived for God and not themselves.
With bold faith, obedience to God, and love for others, missionaries attempt great things for God. Great for God: Missionaries Who Changed the World shares the biographies of twenty three missionaries. Each chapter highlights the amazing truths of Gods power at work through the lives of those willing to live for the applause of heaven. Learn from the legacy of:
- David Livingstone
- Lottie Moon
- Jim Elliot
- Eric Liddell
- Bill Bright and 18 others
Their great accomplishments for God challenge believers to continue to "attempt great things for God. Expect great things from God," as William Carey once stated. Author and Global Advance founder David Shibley offers Great for God to inspire every Christian, small group, and family devotion time. Teachers will find it a powerful supplement to world history and religious studies.
It only takes one courageous life in Christ to bring hope to millions! It could be yours.
David Shibley is founder and chairman of Global Advance, a ministry providing on-site training, resources, and encouragement for church and business leaders worldwide. Founded in 1990, Global Advance provides training for thousands of church and business leaders annually in dozens of the worlds least served nations. Since its founding, Global Advance has provided face-to-face training for over 568,000 church and business leaders in 80 nations. David has ministered in over fifty nations in conferences, churches, and evangelistic outreaches. Also, he ministers extensively throughout the United States challenging the American church to reach its full missions potential.
Raised in a pastors home, world missions has been a central theme of Davids life and ministry. The long-term vision of Global Advance is to equip and assist one million pastoral leaders in planting one million new churches. The "marketplace million" is a vision to equip one million Christians in business as "marketplace missionaries" to impact the workplace for Christ. A major emphasis for David is mentoring young men in ministry. He has been interviewed on several Christian television network programs including The 700 Club, TBN, and Daystar.
David is the author of numerous articles and twenty books including the acclaimed missions classics, A Force in the Earth and The Missions Addiction. He is a graduate of John Brown University in Arkansas (where he was named 1995 Alumnus of the Year) and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also holds an honorary doctorate from Oral Roberts University. He and his wife, Naomi, have been married since 1972 and have two married sons and four grandchildren.
For more information regarding the ministry of Global Advance and David Shibley, contact:
P.O. Box 742077
Dallas, TX 75374-2077
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