The captain of the U.S.S. “Greeneville” reveals the untold story of the deadly collision of the nuclear submarine with a Japanese fishing vessel. His accountability, integrity, and religious conviction provides an inspiring challenge to anyone who is facing difficult choices in any area of life.
Corrie ten Boom was a woman admired the world over for her courage, her forgiveness, and her memorable faith. In World War II, she and her family risked their lives to help Jews escape the Nazis, and their reward was a trip to Hitler’s concentration camps. But she survived and was released-as a result of a clerical error-and now shares the story of how faith triumphs over evil. For thirty-five years Corrie’s dramatic life story, full of timeless virtues, has prepared readers to face their own futures with faith, relying on God’s love to overcome, heal, and restore. Now releasing in a thirty-fifth anniversary edition for a new generation of readers, The Hiding Place tells the riveting story of how a middle-aged Dutch watchmaker became a heroine of the Resistance, a survivor of Hitler’s death camps, and one of the most remarkable evangelists of the twentieth century.
The electrifying story of an Adventist family who dared to practice their faith in Hitler’s Germany. They saw God work miracle after miracle to save them from certain disaster. As thousands around them fell victim to the horrors of war, they were borne up on angels wings – sometimes quite literally. This is the true story of one family who chose to be faithful whatever the cost, and found refuge in the shadow of the Almighty.
An isolated shepherd, reluctant to lead and haunted by his past, became one of the giants of history whose achievements changed the world forever. In the story of Moses, we see our own potential for deliverance – and for meeting our own unique destiny.
Spiritual insights on the life of Moses from some of today’s leading Christian communicators. This encourages you to reflect on the significance of Moses’ life and to consider what we can learn from his story.
In Fanny Crosby, readers will get to know the disabled woman, blinded as a young child, whose spiritual eyes saw great biblical truths and turned them into thousands of hymns to God. Appropriate for readers from junior high through adult, helpful for believers of any background, these biographies encourage greater Christian commitment through the example of heroes like Fanny Crosby.
Sgt. York: His Life, Legend & Legacy: The Remarkable Untold Story of Sgt. Alvin C. York. In a world desperate for authentic heroes, the story of Alvin C. York reminds us of the true meaning of heroism. York’s bravery on the battlefield made him famous, but it was his decision to turn down the easy riches of celebrity that secured his position as one of history’s greatest Christian patriots. Based on new interviews with all of York’s living children, and York’s own diaries, this exhaustive biography follows the young soldier from the hills of Tennessee to the battlefields of France, down Broadway in a triumphant ticker-tape parade, and back home to his family farm where he spent the rest of his life in service to his community and his God.
Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver, children of slaves, overcame seemingly insurmountable barriers to find renown in the fields of education and science. Both men retained strong personalities that occasionally came into conflict. Like iron sharpening iron, their differences served to refine and define their collaborative work. An abiding faith in Christ and sense of divine appointment guided them through a world of dark prejudice with humility and self-confidence. They quietly proved their oppressors wrong and along the way made remarkable discoveries and contributions that have inestimably benefited mankind to this day.
A scrapbook collection by the editor of Little House in the Ozarks features stories, letters, interviews, and recollections of Laura Ingalls Wilder in her youth and adult years, and includes rare photos and Ma’s famous pickle recipe.
This is the remarkable story of Nelson Bell and his family who served as missionaries to China from 1916 to 1941, including areas that were occupied by Japan. He was a gifted surgeon and Bible teacher who founded the magazine, Christianity Today, with his son-in-law, Billy Graham and who served as moderator of the Presbyterian Church USA’s 1972 General Assembly. His son, Clayton Bell, served as senior pastor to one of the largest US Presbyterian churches, Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas. A truly inspirational life and wonderful story. Bell’s love for the Chinese he served brought him the native name “the Bell who is the lover of the people.”