Item description for Global Warning: Third Millennium Threats to Jesus' Great Commission Mandate by MacKay...
Overview "Mission is the raison-d'etre of the Christian church. Yet Christians can easily find a thousand different reasons for avoiding it. This book is an uncompromising critique of such evasiveness and should disturb every evangelical conscience. It should also fire us all to go and tell every man and woman, "I have good news for you."' Donald MaCleod Principle, Free Church of Scotland College
Publishers Description Isobel Kuhn questioned whether God even existed. Mary Slessor grew up in a slum with an alcoholic father. Joni Eareckson broke her neck during a diving accident and Corrie Ten Boom just lived with her family in a little watch shop in Harlaam Holland. What is so special about these girls and how did they change their world Isobel Kuhn believed in God and then obeyed his call to travel to Asia to tell the Lisu people about God. Mary Slessor put herself through evening classes and eventually became one of the first white women to venture into the interior of Africa. Joni Eareckson struggled through her treatment and endless hospital visits to become the inspiration to many Christians. Corrie Ten Boom spent most of her life just living in Holland until the Nazis started killing the Jews. Corrie Ten Boom put her life on the line to save the lives of many Jews in the hiding place a hidden room behind her wardrobe in a little watch shop in Haarlem Holland.Mary Slessor Missionary in Africa Corrie Ten Boom hid Jews in Nazi Germany Granny Brand Missionary in India Joni Eareckson Gladys Aylward Missionary in China Jackie Pullinger Missionary in Hong Kong Amy Carmichael Missionary in India Elisabeth Fry Worked among the sick prisoners and homeless Catherine Booth CoFounder of The Salvation Army and Isobel Kuhn Missionary in Asia.
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Studio: Christian Focus
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.48" Width: 5.3" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.36 lbs.
Release Date Sep 21, 2001
Publisher Christian Focus Publications
ISBN 1857926595 ISBN13 9781857926590
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More About MacKay
Shena Mackay was born in Edinburgh in 1944 and grew up in Kent and London, where she now lives. She left school at the age of 16 after winning a poetry competition in the "Daily Mirror" Her first book, published in 1964 but written when she was still a teenager, consists of two novellas, Dust Falls on Eugene Schlumburger" "and Toddler on the Run. Her first novel, Music Upstairs was published in 1965 and was followed by Old Crow (1967), An Advent Calendar (1971), Babies in Rhinestones (1983), A Bowl of Cherries (1984), Redhill Rococo (1986) -- winner of the Fawcett Prize -- Dreams of Dead Women' Handbag"s" (1987), the widely admired Dunedin (1992) and The Laughing Academy (1993). Both Dunedin and The Laughing Academy won Scottish Arts Council Book Awards. "T"he Orchard on Fire was shortlisted for the 1996 Booker Prize and the McVities Prize. The Artist's Widow was published in 1998 and her latest book, The World's Smallest Unicorn, a collection of short stories, was published in 1999. Shena regularly writes stories for the BBC and others, and reviews books and theatre for a variety of publications. She has been a Booker Prize judge and has also been made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.