Introduce young readers to the glorious heritage of the Christian faith with the Christian Heroes: Then and Now literary series! These exciting, challenging, and deeply touching true stories chronicle the lives of ordinary men and women whose trust in God accomplished extraordinary exploits for His kingdom and glory.
Written specifically to challenge readers by highlighting the powerful lives of missionaries who have profoundly shaped history, these books answer today's call for positive role models and for opportunities to see how God works through the lives of those who follow him. The exciting life stories of these heroes will inspire readers as they witness the drama of faith and character being tested under the most extreme circumstances.
Gladys Aylward: The Adventure of a Lifetime
Without formal education or a missionary organization to back her, Gladys raised her own finances for the overland trip that would bring her to the country and people that God had etched so deeply on her heart.... China! What follows is an amazing adventure of faith and determination. Gladys Aylward, a housemaid from England, dared to trust God in the face of dire and seemingly hopeless circumstances. Her amazing adventure of faith and determination is one of the truly great missionary stories of our era (1902-1970).