Item description for Grace, Grit & Gumption: Spirtual Revival in South Wales by Geraint Fielder...
Overview Could you imagine revival in today's overstressed, over-worked, pleasure-seeking obsessed, unchurched society? It can happen, discover how in this encouraging story of a dramatic turnaround that changed a whole area of Wales. A tale of three Welshmen with vision and confidence in God. The author Geraint Fielder is an experienced broadcaster on Radio Wales. He has been a missionary and is now at Highfields Church in Cardiff, working in some of the areas of Wales that feature in this book.
Publishers Description John Pugh, railway worker, Seth Joshua, donkey driver, fighter and Frank Joshua, teacher were all converted in the Welsh valleys. Pugh became a dedicated pastor who planted and grew several large churches before becoming involved in the 'Forward Movement'. The Joshua brothers had independently and with no training, started a venture of their own which saw great growth amongst the English language dominated industrial areas. It became the sort of pilot scheme that Pugh was looking for and they joined forces. The title of the book is taken from Pugh's plan to reach the unchurched industrial wasteland of Splott, next to Cardiff. He advertised the fact that he wanted 'To secure men of GRACE, GRIT AND GUMPTION' for the work.
Community Description An exciting account of the heroic missionary zeal of evangelists John Pugh (1846-1907), Seth Joshua (1858-1925) and Frank Joshua (1861-1920) in the English-speaking communities of industrial south-east Wales mainly during the last quarter of the 19th and first quarter of the 20th century.
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Studio: Christian Focus
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.51" Width: 5.3" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.54 lbs.
Release Date May 21, 2004
Publisher Christian Focus Publications
ISBN 1857925009 ISBN13 9781857925005
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More About Geraint Fielder
Geraint Fielder(1935-2016) was an experienced broadcaster on Radio Wales, Radio 2 and Radio 4. He was also a missionary and former minister at Highfields Church in Cardiff.