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Mary Slessor of Calabar -- Pioneer Missionary By W. P. Livingstone
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You hold in your hands a piece of history. Mary Slessor was a Scottish missionary to Nigeria. Her work ethic and strong personality won the trust and acceptance of local African people in a time... More > where there were but few missionaries, and even fewer women on the field. She was known for the hope of the gospel, loving the people, protecting native children and promoting women's rights. In 1876 Mary followed her call to bring the gospel to Africa. She became known for her pragmatism, strength and humor. Slessor lived a simple life in a traditional house with Efiks. Rediscover for yourself the power of the gospel to bring a people into their destiny, and call a nation into being. The DNA of the early missionaries is an important piece of the puzzle for us today as we walk in the footsteps of these pioneers. We must learn from these stories as we stride into the end of the ages -- when every knee shall bow and every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord of all the Earth!< Less
Church Education Pioneers in Southern Oregon 1955-2015 By Douglas F. Baird
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A history of the beginnings and growth of the Seminaries and Institutes of Religion of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Southern Oregon and portions of Northern California from... More > 1955-2015. The story is told through the eyes of teachers, students, parents and administrators. The first seminary classes were held in Ashland and Klamath Falls, Oregon, in 1955. The institute program was established on the campus of Southern Oregon College in 1962. The book is dedicated to the teachers and leaders who labored so diligently to teach the gospel of Jesus Christ to the youth and young adults in the area. The names of over 1000 volunteer teachers are included in the Appendices. Written by Douglas F. Baird, the director of the Ashland Institute of Religion who taught and lived in Southern Oregon for 29 years. He was personally acquainted with most of those who were the early participants in the programs. The book contains 185 pictures and documents in its 315 pages.< Less
Called to the Last Frontier: The Assemblies of God in Alaska 1917-2017 70 Stories from a Century of Pioneering Ministry By Jack Aiken
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This book consists of 70 mini-biographies of missionaries, pastors and laymen out of the thousands God has used to build the Assemblies of God ministry in Alaska. These stories include men and women... More > from varied backgrounds, locations and theological traditions. The common thread through all these stories is the call of God into gospel ministry, and the eventual call to exercise that ministry in challenging physical and spiritual environments of Alaska. While many came as officially appointed missionaries, many others came without missionary sponsorship or financial support. Even those who came to pastor established churches, found their ministries required faith and sacrifice. Knowing the lot of the newly arrived missionary or minister would not be easy, the Assemblies of God leadership in Alaska challenged them even before they arrived by asking, “Will you stick?” Most of them did despite the hostile climate, primitive living conditions and the sometimes-violent resistance to their ministry efforts.< Less
Called to the Last Frontier: The Assemblies of God In Alaska 1917-2017 70 Stories from a Century of Pioneering Ministry By Jack Aiken
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This book consists of 70 mini-biographies of missionaries, pastors and laymen out of the thousands God has used to build the Assemblies of God ministry in Alaska. These stories include men and women... More > from varied backgrounds, locations and theological traditions. The common thread through all these stories is the call of God into gospel ministry, and the eventual call to exercise that ministry in challenging physical and spiritual environments of Alaska. While many came as officially appointed missionaries, many others came without missionary sponsorship or financial support. Even those who came to pastor established churches, found their ministries required faith and sacrifice. Knowing the lot of the newly arrived missionary or minister would not be easy, the Assemblies of God leadership in Alaska challenged them even before they arrived by asking, “Will you stick?” Most of them did despite the hostile climate, primitive living conditions and the sometimes-violent resistance to their ministry efforts.< Less
LECTURES ON THE BLACK SLAVES, AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC VERSUS THE EARLY WHITE MUSIC AND GOSPEL SONGS By Maximillien De Lafayette
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2nd Edition. LECTURES ON THE BLACK SLAVES, AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC VERSUS THE EARLY WHITE MUSIC AND GOSPEL SONGS. Part One. Published by Times Square Press. New York. Chants, Harp Singing, Hymns,... More > Psalms, Spirituals, Railroad, Gospel, Sea Chanties, Ragtime, Cake-Walk, Blues, Jazz. From the very beginning: 1606 – 1776 to the present day. Chronological History of American Music and American Songs. The Afro Slaves and English Pilgrims Brought Music to America. The colonial era: From 1606 to 1776. Historical retrospective of the Afro-American gospel music in the late 19th century. The gospel music: Historical perspective. From the early 20th century to the Caravans. From 1985-2014: The era of worship music. Profile of some of the most noted pioneers.< Less
LEVI JACKMAN By Jeremy C. Schwendiman
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A biography of early Mormon pioneer, patriarch and missionary Levi Jackman. Levi joined the Mormon movement and left the life of a simple farmer in Ohio to build up his new religion. He experienced... More > the persecutions in Missouri, preached the Gospel across the country and was one of the first pioneers to arrive in the Salt Lake Valley.< Less
Toward the Gathering Light By Kevin Peel
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These are portraits of loners and lost ones who found redemption at the periphery of history. While set within the grand sweep of events following Joseph Smith's martyrdom, these stories focus on the... More > small moments and inner struggles leading to personal repentance and change – to discoveries of the beauty and healing power of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Some are tales of hardship, sickness, doubt, and loved-one's lost – the common travails of the early Saints – but they are also tales of faith, devotion, and determination to walk, and sometimes crawl, toward the gathering light to the West.< Less
Little Orphan and Chiefson By Beverly Koester
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Little Orphan and Chiefson are friends, but their friendship is challenged when Little Orphan begins to fight and steal. Chiefson does not wish to dishonor his father, but Little Orphan declares,... More > "I have no father, no one cares!" A Story of Belonging is a beautiful illustration of the way God's love changes our lives.< Less
THE GRACE OF GOODNESS By Ken R Manley Barbara Coe
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Rev John Saunders (1806–-59) was the pioneer Baptist pastor in Sydney from 1834 to 1848. He established the first Baptist Church in Sydney in 1836 and became a leading figure in the religious... More > and moral life of the colony. He was prominent in the temperance movement at a time when alcohol was a major scourge, he was courageous and outspoken about the treatment of Aborigines by many British settlers at the fevered time of the trial of white men for the Myall Creek murders. This book tells the full story of Saunders’ numerous activities and for the first time publishes a comprehensive and carefully edited collection of his fascinating letters, written while travelling as chaplain to female convicts on the George Hibbert and after his arrival in Sydney. This documentary biography demonstrates why not only fellow-religionists but many others greatly valued this attractive figure.< Less
The Thirteenth Disciple: The Samaritan Woman As Savant By John Litke
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The story of the Samaritan Woman at the Well plays a much more important role for the Gospel of John's overall literary strategy than customarily supposed. This book discards the cultural bias that a... More > woman and a Samaritan was an inferior Torah student compared to a Judahite man and adopts a very different expectation of the Samaritan Woman: that she was theologically literate and probably a theological leader in the Samaritan community. The book shows that the Samaritan Woman was the exemplary disciple, one who listens, discerns, comes to belief and then becomes the outstanding evangelist of the gospel. She is the thirteenth disciple, the exemplar of all they would become, the pioneer witness and evangelist to the world. The book is suitable for all thoughtful Bible readers.< Less

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