Item description for Why Should God Bother With Me? : Christianity Freshly Explored by Simon Austen...
Overview Part C. S. Lewis, part John Stott, Simon Austen in this work both invites conversation with unbelievers and offers an eminently accessible theology course for mature believers and new Christians. Wherever the reader is on the spectrum, this book will reinvigorate as it informs, delights as it challenges, and fill both heart and mind with wonder that God has in fact bothered with us more that we know.
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: 7.18" Width: 4.42" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.28 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2002
Publisher Christian Focus Publications
ISBN 1857927192 ISBN13 9781857927191
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More About Simon Austen
Simon Austen has degrees in Science and Theology. A previous chaplain of Stowe School, he is now Rector at St Leonard's in Exeter in England.