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Footsteps Of Faith...living our faith in everyday life. By Jeanne Cook
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Dennis and Jeanne Cook are 1980 graduates of RHEMA Bible Training Center, called to the mission field in Panama. Sensing the Holy Spirit’s direction to minister to the Choco Indians there,... More > they established their base in the Darien Jungle, considered by National Geographic as the densest jungle of the world. Their work includes the establishment of churches throughout the various villages, a ministerial association to unify and mentor pastors from various denominations, Ministers Conferences in Central America, Colombia and Brazil, and a robust children’s ministry, Children Reaching Children, that reaches into every village. In 2001, they erected a radio tower on their compound and pioneered Christian radio in the Darien Jungle through Radio Vida. Reaching 70,000 people daily, this station provides radio Bible school for the support and mentoring of pastors through sound doctrine and instruction, Christian music, and testimonies from local people about God’s intervention into their lives.< Less
The Biography of Robert Murray M'Cheyne: The Great Preacher, Pastor and Missionary of the Church of Scotland (Hardcover) By Andrew A. Bonar
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Andrew A. Bonar's biography of Robert Murray M'Cheyne, the young yet pioneering Scottish minister who revolutionized Bible readings at home and abroad, offers a meticulously detailed yet lively... More > telling of his life story. Born to a middle-class family in Edinburgh in 1813, the young Robert demonstrated intellectual ability at an early age. Upon attending the city's university, he quickly became regarded as a remarkably gifted religious scholar. His intuitive skills and theological knowledge exceeded all expectations, and he became an assistant to John Bonar of the famous Bonar family. Robert Murray M'Cheyne was appointed a delegate of the Church of Scotland when it organized a visit to Jerusalem and the Holy Land. By all accounts this journey was spiritually fulfilling for the young minister, with the major findings and progress of the voyage recorded in his work entitled Narrative of a Visit to the Holy Land and Mission of Inquiry to the Jews.< Less
The Biography of Robert Murray M'Cheyne: The Great Preacher, Pastor and Missionary of the Church of Scotland By Andrew A. Bonar
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Andrew A. Bonar's biography of Robert Murray M'Cheyne, the young yet pioneering Scottish minister who revolutionized Bible readings at home and abroad, offers a meticulously detailed yet lively... More > telling of his life story. Born to a middle-class family in Edinburgh in 1813, the young Robert demonstrated intellectual ability at an early age. Upon attending the city's university, he quickly became regarded as a remarkably gifted religious scholar. His intuitive skills and theological knowledge exceeded all expectations, and he became an assistant to John Bonar of the famous Bonar family. Robert Murray M'Cheyne was appointed a delegate of the Church of Scotland when it organized a visit to Jerusalem and the Holy Land. By all accounts this journey was spiritually fulfilling for the young minister, with the major findings and progress of the voyage recorded in his work entitled Narrative of a Visit to the Holy Land and Mission of Inquiry to the Jews.< Less
Mary Slessor of Calabar: Biography of a Christian Woman; A Scottish Presbyterian Missionary in Africa (Hardcover) By W. P. Livingstone
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A pioneering woman missionary hailing from Aberdeen in Scotland, Mary Slessor’s journey to Nigeria set an example to all Christian missions; she gained the trust, respect and thanks of the... More > local peoples, and introduced the gospel of Christ. Most notably from a social viewpoint, Slessor managed to convince the Ibibio tribespeople of southern Nigeria to cease killing infants who were twins. The tribes of the region held a belief that one of two twins is an evil spirit; to be certain the spirit was vanquished, both babies would be left to die of exposure in the countryside. Appalled at this practice, Mary Slessor found, rescued and adopted many twins – seeing that the babies grew up to be healthy children, the tribes repented and ceased the abysmal practice. In the late 19th century and early 20th centuries, women’s rights were inferior to those of men. Mary Slessor used her public profile to support the women’s suffrage movement which argued for political enfranchisement.< Less
Mary Slessor of Calabar: Biography of a Christian Woman; A Scottish Presbyterian Missionary in Africa By W. P. Livingstone
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A pioneering woman missionary hailing from Aberdeen in Scotland, Mary Slessor’s journey to Nigeria set an example to all Christian missions; she gained the trust, respect and thanks of the... More > local peoples, and introduced the gospel of Christ. Most notably from a social viewpoint, Slessor managed to convince the Ibibio tribespeople of southern Nigeria to cease killing infants who were twins. The tribes of the region held a belief that one of two twins is an evil spirit; to be certain the spirit was vanquished, both babies would be left to die of exposure in the countryside. Appalled at this practice, Mary Slessor found, rescued and adopted many twins – seeing that the babies grew up to be healthy children, the tribes repented and ceased the abysmal practice. In the late 19th century and early 20th centuries, women’s rights were inferior to those of men. Mary Slessor used her public profile to support the women’s suffrage movement which argued for political enfranchisement.< Less
The Sir John Templeton I Knew: Our Many Letters Bringing Science & Religion Together By Julian Brewer Culvern
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Sir John Templeton (1912–2008) was a noted philanthropist and a pioneer in finance, and this humble man was keenly interested in the intersection of science and religion. He established the... More > Templeton Foundation, which dedicated much of Sir John’s wealth to the mission of bringing together the fields of science and religion. In The Sir John Templeton I Knew, author Julian Brewer Culvern shares his collection of personal correspondence with this special man—letters collected while Culvern was privileged with working with Sir John in the 1970s.. The correspondence details their evolving kinship as Sir John and Culvern cultivate their zeal for seeking scientific evidence of God’s actions in the world. A Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, Sir John was well prepared to embark on his quest to learn more about God’s presence in the world today. See in his own words how this journey to unite science and religion occupied a paramount place in his life and in the lives of those he recruited to accomplish that task.< Less
The Sir John Templeton I Knew: Our Many Letters Bringing Science & Religion Together By Julian Brewer Culvern
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Sir John Templeton (1912–2008) was a noted philanthropist and a pioneer in finance, and this humble man was keenly interested in the intersection of science and religion. He established the... More > Templeton Foundation, which dedicated much of Sir John’s wealth to the mission of bringing together the fields of science and religion. In The Sir John Templeton I Knew, author Julian Brewer Culvern shares his collection of personal correspondence with this special man—letters collected while Culvern was privileged with working with Sir John in the 1970s.. The correspondence details their evolving kinship as Sir John and Culvern cultivate their zeal for seeking scientific evidence of God’s actions in the world. A Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, Sir John was well prepared to embark on his quest to learn more about God’s presence in the world today. See in his own words how this journey to unite science and religion occupied a paramount place in his life and in the lives of those he recruited to accomplish that task.< Less
The Sir John Templeton I Knew: Our Many Letters Bringing Science & Religion Together By Julian Brewer Culvern
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Sir John Templeton (1912–2008) was a noted philanthropist and a pioneer in finance, and this humble man was keenly interested in the intersection of science and religion. He established the... More > Templeton Foundation, which dedicated much of Sir John’s wealth to the mission of bringing together the fields of science and religion. In The Sir John Templeton I Knew, author Julian Brewer Culvern shares his collection of personal correspondence with this special man—letters collected while Culvern was privileged with working with Sir John in the 1970s.. The correspondence details their evolving kinship as Sir John and Culvern cultivate their zeal for seeking scientific evidence of God’s actions in the world. A Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, Sir John was well prepared to embark on his quest to learn more about God’s presence in the world today. See in his own words how this journey to unite science and religion occupied a paramount place in his life and in the lives of those he recruited to accomplish that task.< Less
My Kennedy Family Roots By Debra L. Rush-Gerber
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Color version. From Irish Kings to indentured servants in Philadelphia, from pioneers in Minnesota to farmers on the plains of Kansas, my Kennedy family spread their name and their DNA throughout the... More > world! Containing numerous photographs and graphics, this easy to read account of my family is of interest to the hundreds of Charles and Mary (Gillen) Kennedy descendants populating America and the globe as well as those interested in American history. The book begins with Kennedy Kings and castles in Ireland and continues with Charles and Mary in Philadelphia and then west to Cambria County, Pennsylvania with Catholic Russian Prince, Father Augustine Gallitzin. Oral accounts describe the 1862 Sioux massacre on their community in the Minnesota Territory. This ultimately drove them to Osage Mission, Kansas where my grandparents Lawrence and Elizabeth (Fager) Kennedy raised my mother Helen (Kennedy) Rush and their other 15 children through the depression and the dust bowl in Neosho County, Kansas.< Less
Ivory in Our Hearts: The Special Work of God in Our Lives By Viola & Jim Halbert
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JIM AND VIOLA HALBERT served as missionaries for 29 years, mostly in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) of West Africa. Viola wanted to be a missionary from the time she was five years old. Jim... More > made his commitment as a teenager. Initially they pioneered in an area previously unreached by the gospel. They saw the Senoufo tribe churches grow from one believer to over 10,000. Their experiences included Africans being delivered from evil spirits and an African boy being made a human sacrifice. Viola was active in teaching children and women as well as providing a ministry of hospitality. Jim frequently served as a speaker at missionary and African conferences and camps. He was also a leader in nationwide and continentwide inter-mission cooperative ministries. He was knighted by the Ivoirien government “for eminent services rendered to Côte d’Ivoire.” “Ivory in Our Hearts” contains photos and maps, an 18-page index, and a foreword by Dr. Clyde Cook, president of BIOLA University.< Less

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