By Fernando López de Rego
By Henrietta Leyser,Samuel Fanous
Samuel Fanous and Henrietta Leyser current a brilliant interdisciplinary research dedicated to the existence, paintings and extant vita of Christina of Markyate, which pulls on learn from quite a lot of disciplines.
This interesting and finished assortment surveys the lifetime of a rare medieval girl. Christina of Markyate made a vow of chastity at an early age, opposed to the needs of her mom and dad who meant her to marry. while compelled into wedlock, she fled in cover and went into hiding, receiving safe haven in a community of hermitages. Christina grew to become a spiritual recluse and finally based a priory of nuns hooked up to St. Albans.
Beautifully illustrated, this publication presents scholars who on a regular basis stumble upon Christina with a learn compendium from which to start their stories, and introduces Christina to a much broader audience.
By Warren W. Wiersbe,Foreword by Jim Cymbala
By Fleming Kenneth
Pete had discovered to dwell the lifetime of religion. As he comprehended the ability of God in his day-by-day stroll, he penned in his own diary lots of his soul’s struggles. a few of these reviews are selfcritical, many are victorious and Christ-glorifying.
In the foresight and windfall of God, those chronicles were preserved. Now Pete’s brother, Ken Fleming, has compiled the contents of those diaries, plus various own letters written by means of his brother.
Collectively they show in an outstanding manner the religious maturation of this guy of God. Of few Christian pacesetters is it attainable to figure how they constructed as Peter Fleming did. definitely, this ebook is the chronicle of progress of a guy of religion. The author’s wish is that many younger believers could be inspired to stick to an identical pathway.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Map of Equador
bankruptcy 1 Hand at the Plough
bankruptcy 2 God supply Me Faith
bankruptcy three Faith’s Frontiers and God’s Guidance
bankruptcy four religion Climbing
bankruptcy five The self-discipline of Faith
bankruptcy 6 religion within the Context of Jungle Life
bankruptcy 7 The Tyranny of the Urgent
bankruptcy eight religion Praising in Trials
bankruptcy nine religion Evaluates Disaster
bankruptcy 10 Roll on robust Son of God
bankruptcy eleven awaiting God’s Blessing
bankruptcy 12 For Thee the Fullness of My Heart
bankruptcy thirteen Jungle Harvest
bankruptcy 14 My existence for his or her Faith
By Ferdinand Schlingensiepen
Bonhoeffer has received a place as probably the most trendy Christian martyrs of the final century. His impact is so frequent that even 60 years after his execution by means of the Nazis, Bonhoeffer's lifestyles and paintings are nonetheless the topic of unpolluted and full of life dialogue. As a pastor and theologian, Bonhoeffer made up our minds to withstand the Nazis in Germany, yet his resistance used to be now not exclusively theological. He performed a key management position within the Confessing Church, an important resource of Christian competition to Hitler and his anti-Semitism and was once central of the key seminary at Finkenwalde in Pomerania.
It was once the following that he constructed his theological visions of radical discipleship and communal existence. In 1938, he joined the Wehrmacht's "Abwehr", the German army Intelligence place of work, as a way to search overseas help for the plot opposed to Hitler. Following his internal calling and judgment of right and wrong intended that Bonhoeffer was once always compelled to make judgements that separated him from his kin, acquaintances, and co-workers, and which finally resulted in his martyrdom in Flossenbürg focus camp, under a month sooner than the second one global battle got here to an finish. His letters and papers from felony movingly show the improvement of a few of the main provocative and engaging rules of twentieth century theology.
Sixty years after Bonhoeffer's loss of life and 40 years after the book of Eberhard Bethge's flooring breaking biography, Ferdinand Schlingensiepen deals a definitive new e-book on Bonhoeffer, for a brand new iteration of readers. Schlingensiepen takes into consideration files that experience merely been made available over the past few years - reminiscent of the letters among Bonhoeffer and his fiancée Maria von Wedemeyer. Schlingensiepen's cautious narrative brings to existence the historic occasions, in addition to exhibiting the theological improvement of 1 of the main artistic thinkers of the 20 th century, who was once to develop into one among its such a lot tragic martyrs.
By Theodore Roosevelt Malloch
A former Yale professor and senior enterprise government whose touch record comprises the main strong leaders in enterprise, media and politics, Ted Malloch has noticeable all of it, performed all of it, and now could be telling all. From his appointment as sergeant within the rest room Patrol (reserved for kids deemed “gifted”) to his appointment as scholar-diplomat by way of the united states kingdom division to a peek at the back of the interest curtain on the Davos assembly to how he misplaced hundreds of thousands within the dot-com bubble to his one-person seminar for the chairman of Toyota, it’s all the following. With names.
In Davos, Aspen, and Yale, Malloch offers a funny and witty tackle his existence studies during this targeted and riotous account. Masterfully woven during the tales are insights on his using ardour: company, association, commitment, ability, teamwork, diligence, and making plans. The virtues that force an unusual existence are illustrated throughout—as are tales of these who've deserted these virtues. He’s now not afraid to call names; many famous leaders play elements during this can’t-put-down-and-get-back-to-work “WASPY" story. Malloch demonstrates how his Christian religion and non secular capital have inspired and guided his goal and better calling.
By B.R. Smith
while Benjamin leaves small city Texas for school in London, he seeks just one form of salvation: freedom from the crushing boredom of a secure existence lived in the margins, and its predictable nine-to-five destiny. bold to invite if there has been extra to lifestyles than a record card and a resume, he units out to hitch Alex, the son of a Russian oligarch, at a prestigious English company school.
The plan turns out simple--Make robust neighbors, after which make a ton of cash. And from easy energy and cash, freedom could keep on with. Somehow.
we don't strive against with Flesh and Blood is a witty yet profound non secular testimony approximately what is going fallacious. Preyed upon by means of one in all Alex’s sycophantic buddies, Benjamin’s goals become worse right into a haze of gear and alcohol. The concern brings him to a worrying loss of life adventure, and a decision that may have everlasting consequences.
By Donna M. Savage
This e-book will reason an explosion of feelings as a few readers will establish with Donna, being victims/survivors themselves or understanding of somebody facing this relentless crime. those that have survived their awful ordeals will contemplate their very own freedom as they applaud Donna’s liberate from her abuser, after God’s divine intervention in her life.
Being quiet approximately this subject shouldn't be an alternative for somebody, together with the abuser. assistance is on hand, and needs to be sought out, in addition to bought. Generations have too lengthy saved silent, permitting the abuse to proceed. Let’s holiday our silence and placed an finish to the vicious cycle of family violence, that's taking such a lot of lives via out the world!
By Virgil Robinson
With irrepressible zeal and love for the folks of Africa, William Harrison Anderson set out in 1895, together with his spouse, Nora, and different missionaries on what might turn into the adventure of a life-time. They traveled for 6 weeks by means of oxcart from South Africa to set up what's referred to now as Solusi collage.
Those early years introduced many problems, together with the scary malaria, which killed a couple of their team. by means of 1901, the Andersons have been the single ones left. Undeterred, they cast forward assuming no matter what position essential to extra the work—builder, farmer, instructor, preacher, health practitioner, or nurse.
In 1905, Harry walked 9 hundred miles to find a brand new position for what could develop into Rusangu undertaking, referred to now as Zambia Adventist college. in the course of his approximately fifty years of undertaking paintings in Africa, Anderson verified the paintings one of the Bechuanas, and opened a couple of venture stations and schools.
Harry Anderson’s legacy of religion and braveness will renew your middle with a keenness for provider that comes via figuring out Jesus as Savior and Friend.
By Goso Diego