You can see Part One of this review here. It looks at Studd’s approach to ministry but the book is called CT Studd and Priscilla for a reason. Priscilla Studd was as extraordinary as her husband.
My brothers-in-law are quite into cricket so I was interested in the biography of CT Studd for that reason, but mainly, because he gave up the fame and luxury of his cricketing career for the life of a missionary, working in China, India and Africa. This book is a very […]
Never Alone continues the series on missionary biography. It’s ‘the remarkable story of David and Robyn Claydon’. Strictly speaking you probably wouldn’t call them missionaries (though we had quite the discussion over the definition of that word in missiology) but they worked in local and overseas mission organisations and travelled […]
I’ve written recently of how Christian history is littered with stories of missionaries who have not treated their wives well — Carey, Zinzendorf, and Wesley to name a few. I know there are more positive stories out there, so I went looking and found Love Stories of Great Missionaires by […]
Faithful Women and Their Extraordinary God is a collection of short biographies of women who’ve been used by God. Noel Piper wanted to call them ‘ordinary women’ to emphasise that they weren’t necessarily very healthy, gifted, wealthy or glamorous. She tells the stories of Sarah Edwards, Lilias Trotter, Gladys Aylward, […]