Ida Scudder: Healing Bodies, Touching Hearts Christian Heroes Then and Now
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Ida Scudder: Healing Bodies, Touching Hearts Christian Heroes Then and Now  -     By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge

 Ida Scudder: Healing Bodies, Touching Hearts Christian Heroes Then and Now

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The Christian Heroes: Then & Now series chronicles the true stories of ordinary men and women whose trust in God accomplished extraordinary deeds for his kingdom and glory.

Ida Scudder was sure she would never follow in the footsteps of her medical missionary father. But when she witnessed Indian women dying because their religious beliefs didn't allow male doctors to treat them, Ida heard herself pray, "God, if You want me to, I will spend the rest of my life in India trying to help these women."

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Title:  Ida Scudder: Healing Bodies, Touching Hearts Christian Heroes Then and Now
By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Ywam Publishing
Publication Date: 2003
Weight: 6 ounces
ISBN: 157658285X
ISBN-13: 9781576582855
Ages: 10-14
Series: Christian Heroes Then & Now
Stock No: WW58285X

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"A wealthy Irish girl rescuing children in India? An English maid preaching the gospel in China? An American pilot serving missionaries in Ecuador? Christian Heroes" Then & Now chronicles the exciting, challenging, and deeply touching true stories of ordinary men and women whose trust in God accomplished extraordinary exploits for His kingdom and glory. These easy-to-read biographies are perfect for ages 10 to 100 Ida Scudder (1870-1960) was sure she would never follow in the footsteps of her medical missionary father. But a change of heart led Ida to spend nearly sixty years in India living out the truth and compassion found in Christ. Dr. Ida Scudder pioneered a first-rate medical school and hospital and brought life-saving health care to rural people, leaving an inspiring legacy of healing and hope.

Homeschool Specialists' Review

When I was homeshooling my children, I read aloud to them daily. We took a history-based approach to our reading time, using literature to tell the stories of our past. One series we pulled from regularly was Christian Heroes: Then & Now. This series not only told fascinating biographies of brave men and woman, it also exposed us to new countries and cultures.

There are hidden treasures in these books about our Christian ancestors. They tell tales that build our faith by revealing God at work in the lives of people who placed their trust in him! They are testimonies to how God will work through both ordinary and extraordinary people alike. They celebrate the type of courageous, dedicated, and godly heroes we want our children to admire.

Little pieces of the stories bring back the fondest memories of our homeschool days. I found these books personally faith-building, and I know they have helped shape my children's faith as well. Approx. 200 pages each, softcovers from YWAM.

-Lynette

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