Item description for By Faith...As I Recall by Karl W. Luyben...
Overview This book is not intended to be a biography, though some portions of it contain personal information. The emphasis and the intention of the writing is to acquaint the reader with the people and the society where the family ministered in Liberia. It is sincerely hoped that new insight and apprectation of these people will be found in this brief volume.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.56" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.45" Weight: 0.54 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2003
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1591600278 ISBN13 9781591600275
Availability 104 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 24, 2016 06:47.
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Review by John E. Vanden Akker, D.Min. Aug 22, 2002
If you want to know what being a missionary was like back from the early 50s until the end of the century, you will receive an accurate picture of it in this little volume of memoirs. It gives an accurate reflection of Liberian culture, often including some humor with it. Not only are the author's cultural description accurate but his Christian commitment and love for Christ shine through on every page. This little volume will not only acquaint you with what missionary life is like in the Liberian hinterland but it will teach you what missionary service and church planting is all about from the author's perspective. For the first nine months of my missionary service in Liberia, Dr. and Mrs. Luyben served as mentors for my wife and me. Without their wise input into our lives we might well have become what is often referred to as "first term casualties". This book will teach you about missions as well as the faith and commitment it takes to be a missionary in a very readable and engaging manner. You will enjoy a couple of evening's reading and understand missions better after purchasing this book.