Bruchko And The Motilone Miracle

Author: Bruce Olson

Publisher: Charisma Media

ISBN: 1599796228

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

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Bruchko and the Motilone Miracle, the powerful sequel to Bruce Olson's best-selling missionary classic, Bruchko, is a remarkable tale of adventure, tragedy, faith, and love. It shows how, despite incredible dangers and obstacles, one humble man and a tribe of primitive, violent Indians by joining together in simple obedience have been transformed forever by the sovereign will of god. This book, which details Olson’s missionary work and events from the 1970s to the present, will stir and encourage the hearts of readers to serve and follow God passionately.

Faith Reads: A Selective Guide to Christian Nonfiction

Author: David Rainey

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1591588472

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 388

View: 8316


At last—a resource for librarians who wish to build or develop their nonfiction collection and use it to better serve the needs of adult Christian readers. Covering the three major branches of Christianity (Roman Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox), the author organizes more than 600 titles into subject categories ranging from biography, the arts, and education, to theology, devotion, and spiritual warfare. Award-winning classics are noted. Introductory narrative frames the literature, and helps librarians better understand Christian literature; and learn how to establish selection criteria for building a Christian nonfiction collection.

Bruchko

Author: Bruce Olson

Publisher: Charisma Media

ISBN: 1599793210

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

View: 2084


What happens when a nineteen-year-old boy leaves home and heads into the jungles to evangelize a murderous tribe of South American Indians? For Bruce Olson, it meant capture, disease, terror, loneliness, and torture. But what he discovered by trial and error has revolutionized then world of missions. Bruchko, which has sold more than 300,000 copies worldwide, has been called “more fantastic and harrowing than anything Hollywood could concoct.” Living with the Motilone Indians since 1961, Olson has won the friendship of four presidents of Colombia and has made appearances before the United Nations because of his efforts. Bruchko includes the story of his 1988 kidnapping by communist guerrillas and the nine months of captivity that followed. This revised version of Olson’s story will amaze you and remind you that simple faith in Christ can make anything possible. “[Bruchko is] an all-time missionary classic. Bruce Olson is a modern missionary hero who has modeled for us in our time the reaching of the unreached tribes.” --Loren Cunningham Co-founder, Youth With A Mission

A Dangerous Faith

Author: James Lund,Peb Jackson

Publisher: WaterBrook

ISBN: 0307499073

Category: Religion

Page: 224

View: 7975


Where did we get this idea that God wants us to be complacent? What if we were called to forfeit our comfortable lifestyles? Meet the called: mountain climbers, deep-sea divers, fighter pilots, and jungle missionaries who follow God into the adventure of a lifetime. Dangerous Faith tells their dramatic true stories, revealing incredible truths only risk can inspire. Each of these trailblazers rejects security to reach for a perilous place few Christ-followers dare. Their stories will thrill and amaze you. What they discover just might revolutionize your life–because He’s calling you, too, into a life of risk. Adventure. Passion. Freedom. Truth. Are you prepared for a Dangerous Faith?

Kingdom Without Borders

Author: Miriam Adeney

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 0830893938

Category: Religion

Page: 299

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The twenty-first century has opened with a rapidly changing map of Christianity. While its influence is waning in some of its traditional Western strongholds, it is growing at a phenomenal pace in the global South. And yet this story has largely eluded the corporate news brokers of the West. Layered as it is with countless personal and corporate stories of remarkable faith and witness, it nevertheless lies ghostlike behind the newsprint and webpages of our print media, outside the camera's vision on the network evening news. Miriam Adeney has lived, traveled and ministered widely. She has walked with Christians in and from the far reaches of the globe. As she pulls back the veil on real Christians--their faith, their hardships, their triumphs and, yes, their failures--an inspiring and challenging story of a kingdom that knows no borders takes shape. This is a book that coaxes us out of our comfortable lives. It beckons us to expand our vision and experience of the possibilities and promise of a faith that continues to shape lives, communities and nations.

Matzah Balls to Communion Wafers

Author: Gail Baker

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1532682042

Category: Religion

Page: 166

View: 7586


When Baker yearns for something more, she discovers that the Christian message answers the deep yearning within each of us to resolve human suffering. Baker’s conversion is not a blinding-light epiphany, but a process spanning years of agonizing conflict, echoing twenty centuries of misunderstanding between Christians and Jews. Living in the same city as her chagrined parents, she is forced to process difficulties related to family dynamics, group loyalty, and identity politics. Readers will be emboldened by Baker’s decision to follow Christ at the risk of rupturing ties with family and community. Her book will appeal to all who seek God’s guidance in making difficult life decisions. This book is a must-read for Christians who wish to engage with their Jewish friends. The Jewish mindset is tenderly revealed, showing why so many Jews bristle at the mere mention of Jesus.

Danger Calling

Author: Peb Jackson,James Lund

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 9781441213136

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 224

View: 3132


Available in both an adult and a youth edition, Danger Calling features 16 true stories that take readers on a high-adrenaline ride--from the depths of the sea to the top of Mount Everest and everywhere in between--and pose provocative questions that move men and teen boys forward in their lives and faith. Danger Calling challenges readers to discover if they are truly living out God's game plan for their lives: Would you stop to help a climber in the "death zone" on Everest? What is your source of strength in a crisis? Could you lead others into battle knowing some are likely to die? To what challenge is God summoning you right now? Each story thrills and engages. Each set of questions challenges readers to discover who they are, where they stand in their faith, and whether God is calling them to a life of greater risks and deeper meaning. The youth edition contains a combination of eight stories of youth adventures, as well as eight from the adult version. Both books are perfect for small group use and include study questions with each chapter.

Making Him L.O.R.D.

Author: Guy Caskey

Publisher: XinXii

ISBN: 3962463739

Category: Religion

Page: 238

View: 1160


Making Him L.O.R.D. is a book about allowing God to control your life in such a way that there are incredible results. "You know, brothers and sisters, that our visit was not without results." 1 Thessalonians 2:1 The Bible refers to results as Christ expressing His Life in and through you. Some may refer to this as fruit, work, multiplication or movement. All of those are appropriate ways to describe how God wants to cover the earth with His Glory. From the very beginning, we want to be honest with the admission that this cannot be done on our own, but can only be done by Christ's power! A life surrendered to God is a vessel used by God to accomplish His Vision. L.O.R.D. is an acrostic that stands for Living Out Reproducible Discipleship. If you want your life to echo throughout the halls of eternity, this is a book for you. Our Master and King has set forth the plan, and purpose are His chosen instruments. This book is about a captivating vision held by many Kingdom-minded citizens who desire that none shall perish. This is the Father's heart!