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    • Gladys Aylward

    • The Adventure of a Lifetime (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Gallagher
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 101

    Without formal education or a missionary organization to back her, Gladys (1902-1970) raised her own finances for the overland trip that would bring her to the country and people that God had etched so deeply on her heart...China! What follows is an amazing adventure of faith and determination. Gladys Aylward, a housemaid from England, dared to trust God in the face of dire and seemingly hopeless circumstances. Her life is one of the truly great missionary stories of our era.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book for youth

    • By Jackie O. on 01-05-15

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Amy Carmichael

    • Rescuer of Precious Gems (Christian Heroes: Then and Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Gallagher
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 105

    Amy Carmichael's (1867-1951) life was one of simple, determined obedience to God, regardless of the consequences. Her service in India is a vivid example of the impact one person who will fear God and nothing else can have. Driven by love, sustained by faith and determination, this young woman from Northern Ireland defied the cruel barriers of India's caste system.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Encouraging book!

    • By Riverside Mamma on 05-25-16

    Regular price: $20.29

    • George Muller

    • The Guardian of Bristol's Orphans
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 281
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 255

    With scarcely enough food or money for his own family, George Müller (1805-1898) opened his heart and home. Sustained by God's provision, the Müller house "Breakfast Club" of thirty orphans grew to five large houses that ultimately over ten thousand children would call home. George Müller trusted God with a depth rarely seen. His faith and generosity set a standard for Christians of all generations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excelletn read for all ages, highly recommend!

    • By Susan on 07-11-14

    Regular price: $20.29

    • David Livingstone

    • Africa's Trailblazer (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 94

    With the heart of an explorer and the passion of an evangelist, David Livingstone mapped vast, unexplored areas of Africa, sharing the gospel with whomever he encountered. His stamina, perseverance, and dogged determination created the legacy of a trailblazing explorer with an undying hunger to make Christ known wherever his steps led him. David Livingstone's captivating adventures and tireless zeal continue to inspire countless men and women to bring the gospel message of God's love to those souls who have never heard.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Cheryl Kelly on 01-18-15

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Hudson Taylor

    • Deep in the Heart of China (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 73

    Unless God helps us, there is no hope, Captain Morris yelled over the roar of the storm. Hudson Taylor had to agree. Indeed the Dumfries might sink this very day and he would never live to see the shores of China, a land whose people he was certain God had called him to. Hudson survived his perilous maiden voyage to his beloved China. With his heart set in determined obedience to God, Hudson overcame persecution and almost overwhelming personal losses to bring God's truth to the "ripe harvest fields" of China.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • And amazing story of God’s faithfulness

    • By Steve Moorey on 05-13-18

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Corrie ten Boom

    • Keeper of the Angels' Den (Christian Heroes: Then and Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Gallagher
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 62

    Suddenly, Corrie's (1892-1983) ordered life was lost in the insanity of war. With bravery and compassion, her family and countless other Dutch citizens risked everything to extend God's hand to those innocents marked for certain execution in a world gone mad. Corrie ten Boom's life of determination, faith, and forgiveness in the face of unimaginable brutality and hardship is a stunning testimony of the sustaining power of God.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fascinating!

    • By Sharon Killen on 01-22-16

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Adoniram Judson

    • Bound for Burma (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 96

    As America's first foreign missionary, Adoniram Judson (1788-1850) spent 38 years working in Burma, then one of the most hostile countries on Earth. Judson was ignored, mocked, beaten, and tortured, yet he never lost sight of his goal to translate the Bible into the Burmese language. Today, over 150 years after his death, his translation remains the only translation of the Bible in Burmese.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story line

    • By Danielle on 04-09-16

    Regular price: $20.29

    • William Carey

    • Obliged to Go (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 72

    William's amazing journey to India would prove to be just the beginning of a missionary quest filled with hardship and heartache as well as tremendous victories. Often referred to as "the father of modern missions", William Carey displayed a single-minded determination to set his face like a flint to the task of bringing the gospel to those lost in darkness. His life of service and sacrifice is a guidepost to Christians of all generations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good!

    • By Rebekka on 09-19-18

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Cameron Townsend

    • Good News in Every Language (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 32

    During WWI, Cameron Townsend (1896-1982) was told, "You'll do more good selling Bibles in Central America than you would shooting Germans in France." Cameron began by translating the Bible into the language of his Guatemalan friends. Then he started Wycliffe Bible Translators with the dream of making the Good News available in every language. Since 1942, Wycliffe has translated Scripture into hundreds of languages, spreading God's Word to people everywhere.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What really matters!

    • By J. Jimenez on 10-25-18

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    • In the Midst of Wickedness (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 69

    Born into a loving family, Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) pursued a life as a pastor, teacher, theologian - and spy. He spoke out about the trouble in Germany when Adolph Hitler came to power, urging the Christian church to rescue disparaged people groups and resist Hitler’s evil empire. Accused of being a troublemaker, Dietrich continued on fearlessly in the midst of wickedness. His work as a spy in the German resistance and participation in a plot to assassinate Hitler led to imprisonment and eventual execution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • history brought life

    • By I Audit on 10-15-15

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Charles Mulli

    • We Are Family
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    When Charles Mulli was a child, his family repeatedly abandoned him, and he lived in fear of his abusive, alcoholic father. With an extraordinary will, the young Kenyan struggled to feed and educate himself and, encountering hope in the gospel, found a reason to live and to forgive. Later, as a multimillionaire and father of eight, the entrepreneur sold his businesses to devote himself to caring for street children throughout Kenya. Since 1989, Charles and his wife, Esther, have taken into their protection thousands of the most vulnerable.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-03-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Eric Liddell

    • Something Greater Than Gold (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 56

    Eric's (1902-1945) refusal earlier that week to run on Sunday in the Olympic 100-meter race had stunned the world. Now his incredible victory in the 400-meter race further strengthened his believe in God's promise, "He who honors Me, I will honor." Years later, Eric Liddell would be tested far beyond mere physical ability as a missionary to China. His character, perseverance, and endurance are a challenging example for all who would obey the call to bring the gospel to the nations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story and easy to get through in a day

    • By Ismeeno1 on 09-15-15

    Regular price: $20.29

    • George Washington Carver

    • From Slave to Scientist (Heroes of History)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 80

    Once a kidnapped slave baby, George Washington Carver (1864?-1943) found freedom in learning everything he could about the world around him. Overcoming poverty and racism, George became a brilliant scientist and a gifted professor who dedicated his expertise to helping black farmers escape the devastating grip of poverty. George's scientific creativity knew no limits. His ingenious experimentation with peanuts and other plants helped rescue the failing Southern economy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • inspiring book

    • By DIY manAmazon Customer on 04-20-16

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Isobel Kuhn: On the Roof of the World

    • Christian Heroes: Then & Now
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Gallagher
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    As a 14-year-old intent on living a "modern" life, the last thing Isobel Kuhn (1901-1957) wanted to grow up to be was a missionary. But as it turned out, this young agnostic's life was redirected - from crisis and doubt to hope and strength. Convinced that God wanted her to preach the gospel as a China inland missionary, Isobel bravely served among the Lisu people in remote mountainous regions of China and Thailand. After 20 years of ministry Isobel returned to the United States, writing stirring stories of faith and inspiring generations of listeners.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent overview of Isobel Kuhn's life and work in China

    • By Blake Poleynard on 10-17-18

    Regular price: $22.74

    • Nate Saint

    • On a Wing and a Prayer (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 37

    Flying soon captured Nate's (1923-1956) heart. His air-service ministry to isolated missionaries put him on a path of destiny that would ultimately end with a final airplane flight with four missionary friends to the "Palm Beach" landing strip in the jungles of Ecuador. The men's lives given that day not only opened a door to the gospel for the unreached "Aucas"; it has been said that possibly no single event of the twentieth century awakened more hearts to God's call to serve in missions.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Inspirational

    • By DHMiller5 on 03-18-18

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Paul Brand: Helping Hands

    • Christian Heroes: Then & Now
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    Watching his father perform medical procedures back in India had convinced Paul that medicine was about blood and guts and ulcers. To his amazement, he found that it was really about causes and cures, alleviating pain, and treating ill people with dignity. The son of missionary parents, Paul Brand did not plan on becoming a doctor. After training as a builder, he was called by God into medicine and spent a lifetime treating leprosy and restoring hope to thousands of sufferers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such an amazing story!

    • By dericrobert on 09-16-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • William Booth

    • Soup, Soap, and Salvation: Heroes of History
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    William burst into the house. "I have found my destiny!" he shouted. "I have found a place where there is so much human misery in such a small space that there is a lifetime's worth of work there for me!" Horrified by the poverty and suffering most people took for granted in industrial England, William Booth dedicated his life to bringing the Gospel to the outcasts of society who would never enter a church and weren't welcome there.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • inspiring and informative now it's time for action

    • By aaron york on 03-21-17

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Clara Barton

    • Courge Under Fire: Heroes of History
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Gallagher
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Clara pushed herself to work faster. She had to get the wounded soldiers onto the train before the Confederates came over the hill. A messenger galloped up just as the last man was loaded aboard. "You have to go now!" he shouted. "The enemy is breaking over the hills. If the train is stopped, you will have to escape across country!"

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just goes to show you that God loves everyone.

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-19-17

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Brother Andrew

    • God's Secret Agent (Christian Heroes: Then and Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 39

    When he became God's smuggler, Brother Andrew (1928- ) was already familiar with risk. As a boy, the intrepid Andrew van der Bijl joined the Dutch Resistance against the Nazi occupation. As a young man, he fought eagerly in the Dutch East Indies - until the horror of war turned the adventure seeker to a life of alcohol and desperation. Redeemed by God, the Dutchman became a daring messenger of hope, smuggling Scripture through closed borders and equipping persecuted Christians behind the Iron Curtain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very inspiring

    • By Tony Mc on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Jacob DeShazer

    • Forgive Your Enemies (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 44

    One of the famous Doolittle Raiders who first attacked Japan after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Jacob DeShazer (1912-2008) knew this one-way mission was dangerous. Indeed, it led to his capture as a prisoner of war. Beaten, malnourished, and alone in his cell, Jacob was given a Bible - and far away from home, this American soldier became a Christian.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Story

    • By Leland on 08-23-16

    Regular price: $20.29

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