Book Recommendation -- Biography/Missions
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A Chance To Die (Amy Carmichael) -- Elisabeth Elliot
Amy Carmichael has been a spiritual mother to many more than the children she rescued from temple prostitution in India at the turn of the 19th century. Her influence extends much farther beyond her geographical location and lifetime. Ms. Elliot very aptly conveys the passion and discipline which harmoniously co-existed in Amy and drove her to single-handedly and successfully combat the traditions which enslaved the children she sought to rescue.
Shadow Of The Almighty (Jim Elliot) -- Elisabeth Elliot
Shadow of the Almighty mainly consists of letters and journal entries Jim wrote while at college and while preparing and serving on the mission field. It is a great example, not of a perfect man, but of a man who wanted to live his life fully for Christ, no matter what the cost. The main message is that to know Christ is to obey him, and that Christ is worth laying down anything and everything for. Thus, Jim's famous words: "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose."
Hudson Taylor's Spiritual Secret -- Howard Taylor
J. Hudson Taylor was truly God's chosen servant. From his early life in England, through the founding of the China Inland Mission, to reaching millions of Chinese, his life of faith gives glorious testimony to God. His spiritual secret could change your life.
The Hiding Place -- Corrie Ten Boom
Corrie ten Boom was a leader in the Dutch Underground during WWII. With the aid of her family, she hid scores of Jews from the Nazi invaders. She was arrested along with every member of her family, spending the remaining war years in concentration camps. Here is a book aglow with the glory of God and the courage of a quiet Christian spinster whose life was transformed by it. A story of Christ's message and the courageous woman who listened and lived to pass it along -- with joy and triumph!
No Compromise -- Melody Green
Now you can experience the impact of Keith Green's life, courage, and commitment to holiness. Keith was a man who lived on the edge of eternity. And he was ready to step into it. Even if you've never heard his songs, it's time to hear his powerful message of life.