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A Right Old Confloption Down Penzance By Stephen Dray
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An Account of the 1824 tract war between the Baptist and Methodist ministers in Penzance, Cornwall: George Charles Smith and John Waterhouse. The controversy is explored through the literature and... More > personalities of the individuals involved and the history of the Baptists in Cornwall. The book argues that the Baptist movement was irrevocably damaged by it. Both the main antagonists were subsequently major pioneer figures in Wesleyan and Seamen's missions.< Less
Rescued By Don Edmundson
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Captain Dominic Brigario was a Precision Strike Pilot for the United States Air Force and using his skills to battle insurgents during the IndiCong war, that is, until an enemy drone shot him down.... More > He then became a simple shuttle pilot; hauling personal and supplied, to and from the International Space City; a much safer service, according to his wife. Then, Dominic was informed by General Grace Monroe; Project Director of the NASA Mars Initiative that he would be tasked with the same responsibilities as with the ISC, only his destination would be the Mars Research Colony where he and three other astronauts would be going. Shortly thereafter, Dominic woke up in a medical facility and soon realized that the General had lied to him about his true mission. When Dominic Brigario was rescued from his lifeless ship, it began a chain of events that presented him with new friends, was able to confront his superiors, and take over an entire world.< Less
Adventures in Congoland By Karl J. Pettersson & L. Daniel Ericson (translator)
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Memoir of 1882 pioneer Swedish Covenant missionary to Congo. High adventure: witchdoctor confrontations, big game hunting, hiking, cannibals. Reaching Stanley Pool and voyage to Stanley Falls... More > (Kisangani).< Less
Wilderness Cathedral, the Story of Idaho's Oldest Builing By Jake Eberlein, MA & Mark Ellis, PhD (Foreword)
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In Wilderness Cathedral: The Story of Idaho’s Oldest Building, historian and Coeur d’Alene resident Jake Eberlein writes about the story of the Old Sacred Heart Mission and its... More > significance to Cataldo and the larger Pacific Northwest region. Eberlein correctly points out that although this is a history of a single building, the story he tells is really the history of the region. -From the Foreword While much is written about religious buildings such as the California Missions or St. Patrick’s Cathedral, until this book precious little has been written about Sacred Heart Mission in Cataldo, ID. Historian Jake Eberlein traces the founding of the mission in the 19th century, the struggles and conflicts in building the mission, the changes it survived and the faith of the Native Americans and the Jesuits who served them which stood the passage of time. Wilderness Cathedral is a pioneering historical effort that sheds light on one of America’s great monuments.< Less
John Christopher Armstrong By M. Blair Armstrong
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Author/compiler M. Blair Armstrong has researched and well-documented the story of John Christopher Armstrong, Who joined the Mormon Church in England and immigrated to America and was an early... More > pioneer to Utah. John Armstrong returned to England as a church missionary and then return to America but never returned to Utah. He ended up in Pennsylvania. The author has provided much new information about ancestor.< Less
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Both papers included in this book were presented at the Society for Pentecostal Studies. The first paper, although heavily edited to fit the format, was published in vol. 30 (2010) of Assemblies of... More > God Heritage magazine under a new title, “Ivan Voronaev: Slavic Pentecostal Pioneer and Martyr.” Some of the historical data we presented in the article was published openly for the first time. Our research was further mentioned in the December, 2010 AG Heritage editorial. The Bulgarian “Evangel” also published our translations of Voronaev’s correspondence. In 2011, Vladimir Franchuk, translated parts of the Voronaev’s papers in Russian and included it in his book “Revival: from the center of Odessa to the ends of Russia,” thus making our research available to the Slavic people just in time for the 90th Anniversary from the beginning of Ivan Voronaev’s Pentecostal ministry in Russia. Unfortunately, with all this interest, little attention was given to the second paper concerning the Voronaev children until now.< Less
Jacob Grigg: Cornwall's First Missionary By Stephen Dray
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This book is the life of one of the most remarkable and neglected pioneers of the modern protestant missionary movement. Jacob Grigg was a young Cornishman who, inspired by his contemporary William... More > Carey, was the first English missionary to volunteer for Africa. His career was a chequered one. Expelled by the Governor of Sierra Leone, he emigrated to the newly-free United States of America. There he became renowned for his ability as a preacher, evangelist and theological thinker. An emancipationist and committed to worldwide evangelism, he suffered for his views. Workloads led to alcoholic addiction which he conquered. This is the first biography of a remarkable man who died nearly two centuries ago.< Less
Fort McKavett By Clifford Caldwell
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The Texas Hill Country is rich with history. In recent years revisionist historians have only written about a select few aspects of the region, apparently preferring to overlook the fact that... More > outlaws, lawmen, Indians, horse soldiers and Spanish explorers crisscrossed the San Saba River and Menard County area for hundreds of years. True enough, the quaint shops and bistros, the music festivals, wildflowers, and the pleasing climate may be the attraction today but the area was home to Paleo-Indians 10,000 years ago. Spaniards trekked through the region in 1753, finding promise of gold and silver in the surrounding hills. Early Texas pioneers ultimately carved out a frontier settlement here, only to be menaced by hostile Comanche Indians, reluctant to release their hold on the region. Fort McKavett, the lonely outpost on the San Saba, played a vital part in the settlement of this area and in the rich military history of Texas. Join the author in rediscovering the fort, and Menard County.< Less
Gems from the Coral Islands: Vol 1, Western Polynesia By William Gill
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The stories of Gospel triumphs in the Pacific islands have never ceased to thrill those who hear them. Missionaries, full of faith and courage, faced almost unthinkable hardship. Many were murdered... More > or succumbed to disease. But more always rose to take their place to win ‘Gems for the Redeemer’s crown’ from the Coral islands of the Pacific. The change in the islands was profound: where violence once reigned there were found happy, peaceable Christians - models for us to follow today. Former cannibals became evangelists themselves, the love of Christ constraining them to take the gospel to those still in darkness. In this volume of 'Gems from the Coral Islands', missionary William Gill tells of the faith, the struggles, and the triumphs of these pioneer evangelists and their converts in Vanuatu and New Caledonia. He also gives a fascinating glimpse of life in general in these tropical islands their earliest days. “Written with graphic power and possesses the most thrilling interest”.< Less
Nature Spirits and Nature Forces By Max Heindel
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This volume contains mystical writings of Max Heindel on the little understood subject of Nature Spirits and Nature Forces. It is a correlation from his many books, lovingly collected in one volume... More > by one of Max Heindel's students. Max Heindel is known as the most advanced of Western Mystics and has in his numerous books given to the world a mine of information about Nature Spirits, the little people with whom he had such interesting experiences. The writer has listened to many stories (which unfortunately have not been put in writing) of his experiences with these Spirits, of how they live and their appearance. He had many times remarked that he would sometime write an entire book on the Nature Spirits, but his very arduous work of pioneering interfered with this much needed work.< Less

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