Item description for John Welch: The Man Who Couldn't Be Stopped (Trailblazers) by Ethel Barrett & Barrett Ethell...
Overview A biography of a dauntless Scottish preacher who in his youth belonged to a band of thieves and later married the daughter of John Knox.
Publishers Description Being relaunched in the successful trailblazers series. John Welch just couldn't be stopped. When he was a boy he was independent, stubborn and had a mind of his own. It all ended in tears as he ran away from his father, fell in with a gang of thieves and began a life of stealing and robbery. It seemed as though he had chosen his life and nothing and no one could stop him. But then he met God. John left his sinful life and became a preacher and with God beside him there was nothing and no one who could stand in his way - not even the King of England or the King of France This is the true story of one of Scotland's most adventurous preachers.As the son-in-law of another fiery Scot - John Knox - John Welch was bound to cause a stir - and he did Find out about how he conquered roughians, saved a town from the dreaded plague and even dodged a cannon ball Extra Features include Maps, Quiz, Time Line, What was life like then? And Fact Summaries
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.8" Width: 4.3" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date May 20, 2004
Publisher Christian Focus Publications
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Trail Blazers - Christian Focus
ISBN 1857929284 ISBN13 9781857929287
Reviews - What do customers think about John Welch: The Man Who Couldn't Be Stopped (Trailblazers)?
Excallent Book Jun 2, 2009
This book has a qiality that is not common in most of todays reader for students. My son really enjoyed reading it, all the while exploring a historical period often overlooked in today's history classes.