Light Keepers: Ten Girls Who Changed the World
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What is so special about these girls and how did they change their world? Isobel Kuhn believed in God and then obeyed his call to travel to Asia to tell the Lisu people about God. Mary Slessor, put herself through evening classes and eventually became the first white woman to venture into the interior of Africa. Joni Eareckson struggled through her treatment and endless hospital visits to become the inspiration to many Christians. Corrie Ten Boom spent most of her life on the line to save the lives of many Jews in the hiding place, a hidden room behind her wardrobe in a little watch shop in Harlaam, Holland. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Christian Focus Publications
Publication Date: 2001
Series: Light Keepers
Light Keepers: Ten Boys and Girls Who Made a Difference, 2 VolumesIrene HowatChristian Focus Publications / Mass Paperback$9.99 Retail:
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Isobel Kuhn questioned whether God even existed. Mary Slessor grew up in a slum with an alcoholic father. Joni Eareckson broke her neck during a diving accident and Corrie Ten Boom just lived with her family in a little watch shop in Harlaam, Holland.
What is so special about these girls and how did they change their world?
Isobel Kuhn believed in God and then obeyed his call to travel to Asia to tell the Lisu people about God. Mary Slessor, put herself through evening classes and eventually became one of the first white women to venture into the interior of Africa. Joni Eareckson struggled through her treatment and endless hospital visits to become the inspiration to many Christians. Corrie Ten Boom spent most of her life just living in Holland until the Nazis started killing the Jews. Corrie Ten Boom put her life on the line to save the lives of many Jews in the hiding place, a hidden room behind her wardrobe in a little watch shop in Haarlem, Holland. Mary Slessor (Missionary in Africa), Corrie Ten Boom (hid Jews in Nazi Germany), Evelyn Brand (Missionary in India), Joni Eareckson , Gladys Aylward (Missionary in China), Jackie Pullinger (Missionary in Hong Kong), Amy Carmichael (Missionary in India), Elisabeth Fry (Worked among the sick, prisoners and homeless), Catherine Booth (Co-Founder of The Salvation Army) and Isobel Kuhn (Missionary in Asia)
This is a wonderful book - in fact it's a wonderful series. Irene Howat writes with a real warmth and insight. People that you have never met come alive on the page. Christian legends and unsung heroes all become friends you can understand and look up to. In a world where role models of real integrity are few and far between the Lightkeeper's series fills the gap!
ijlmg5 Stars Out Of 5July 6, 2011ijlmgQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Irene Howat lives in Scotland so there is some spelling differences. Like colour vs. color and realised vs. realized. The book is great and there are no spelling errors that I have found.
leeliRaleigh, NCGender: female4 Stars Out Of 5This is a good product for a biblestudyFebruary 7, 2011leeliRaleigh, NCGender: femaleAlthough the book is good for introducing young ladies to these 10 missionaries, I was surprised at the typos in the book. Words like realized were spelled realised. If you can overlook the typos, it is a good book.
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