Archive For The “Biographies Of Christianity” Category
By Correna Wilson Pickens,Farah Bazzrea
By Charles R. Swindoll
When we rewind historical past again to Abraham’s period, we come upon those that concocted fake superstitions to provide an explanation for the unexplainable. robust kings claimed to be gods, development gigantic pyramids to accomplish immortality. Out of this mass of misunderstandings, one guy emerged. the fellow we all know this present day as Abraham not just claimed that one real author existed but in addition staked his whole lifestyles in this trust. Why, hundreds of thousands of years later, are we nonetheless discussing the religion of this barren region nomad? certainly one of America’s most well liked Bible academics, Pastor Chuck Swindoll, solutions that question and lots of extra during this compelling and insightful biography that might motivate your personal faith.
By Elena Perekrestov
By OSCO, M. Basil Pennington,Archimandrite Dionysios
Discover the wealthy spirituality of monastic lifestyles on Mount Athos
a position like no different on earth.
Twenty-five years in the past, M. Basil Pennington, OCSO, was once the 1st Western monk to live to tell the tale Mount Athos for greater than the customarily authorized in a single day stopover at. The clergymen of Mount Athos chronicles his outstanding remain, his stories of the East, and vigorous conversations together with his hosts approximately theological changes and unexpected non secular practices.
Listen in as Abbot Basil wrestles with ancient ameliorations among Christianitys East and West, learns the Orthodox perform of the prayer of the center, and explores the panorama, the monastic groups, and the meals of Athosa monastic republic like no different position on the earth. New to this variation, Archimandrite Dionysios, a monk from the Holy Mountain, displays at the ecumenical openness fostered due to, and because, Abbot Basils stay.
The abbots studies on Mount Athos encouraged him to reconsider his function as a monk and his dating to God. His inspiring meditations may help you to discover your individual courting to God and to others.
By Marcus Doe
This striking autobiography is a trip from terror, violence, and melancholy into freedom, peace, and pleasure. Catching Ricebirds: a narrative of Letting Vengeance Go is Marcus Doe’s precise tale as a Liberian refugee who misplaced his relations and fled his state, and finally learns to forgive and locate peace again.
In this is often the gripping autobiography, a refugee recounts his trip from worry, violence, and depression into freedom, peace, and forgiveness. Marcus Doe was once born in Liberia, West Africa, in 1979. Affectionately nicknamed “Jungle Boy” by way of his family members, he reveled in his early life existence and used to be hardly ever conscious of the harmful political weather swirling round him. yet by way of mid-July 1990, a violent civil conflict erupted and Liberia was once thrown right into a time of worry, hunger, and loss of life. Separated from his relatives, Marcus launched into a awesome trip to flee the war-ravaged state he loves and the injuries that he carried in his reminiscence. yet God’s gentle reached him during this darkness. the place he were choked with hatred, Marcus slowly discovered to forgive. Now his venture is to convey the desire and the peace of Christ to others.
Marcus’s lifestyles unfolds in 4 pursuits: first as a tender boy residing in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, in the course of a interval of becoming unrest; moment as a refugee fleeing from insurgent forces that may kill him and his family members with no moment suggestion; 3rd as a wanderer in international countries—Ghana, the United States—unable to come back to his formative years domestic; and at last as an grownup, coming to grips with the loss he skilled and longing to work out his personal therapeutic expand to others nonetheless haunted by way of Liberia’s suffering.
Fans of the recent York occasions bestseller Unbroken approximately Louis Zamperini will love this tale in addition, because it has comparable subject matters of 1 man’s fight to discover redemption within the face of terrific hardship.
By Jeremy Biles,Kent Brintnall
By David Peters,Arlene Peters
By Rhonda Pooley
By Jim Cromarty
By Jennifer Drago
Now Jennifer recounts the demanding situations and rewards of this eye-opening trip into the center of the Islamic global, the place she and her kin lived now not as americans in Egypt, yet as Christians between Muslims.