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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 102
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 88

    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

    • 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 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 62

    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

    • Jim Elliot

    • One Great Purpose (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Jim and Pete turned to see the Auca men, their deadly spears raised, running toward Nate, Ed, and Roger. Jim stood in the river, his hand on his pistol. Should he defend himself? He already knew the answer. Each man had promised the others that he would not save himself by killing those they had sought out in Jesus' name. Jim Elliot and his coworkers surrendered their lives in Ecuador's jungle, trusting that their sacrifice would not be in vain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Profound Example of God Moving in Someone's Life

    • By asdfg on 03-21-15

    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 250
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 227

    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

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 84

    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

    • 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 94
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 85

    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

    • 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 109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 91

    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

    • 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 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 32

    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

    • Sundar Singh: Footprints over the Mountains

    • Christian Heroes: Then & Now
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 31
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      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 26

    As Sundar preached the gospel to the crowd, the monastery guard marched forward and arrested him. Sundar was dragged to the edge of town and hurled to the bottom of an abandoned well. The air was putrid. Desperation and loneliness soon washed over him. Left to die, Sundar leaned against the side of the well and began to pray. Searching since boyhood for the way to God, Sundar Singh found truth in Jesus Christ.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Draws you in and hard to stop listening!

    • By Jim D. Miller on 01-04-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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 71
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      5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 67

    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

    • Lillian Trasher

    • The Greatest Wonder in Egypt
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Gallagher
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 41

    When Lillian Trasher (1887-1961) founded Egypt's first orphanage, others thought that a lone American woman with no means of support would surely be killed or starve to death. But Lillian - certain of God's guidance - stood by her earlier promise to Him, "If ever I can do anything for You, just let me know - and I'll do it."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A really great and inspirational story

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-16-17

    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 81
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 72

    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

    • 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 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 48

    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

    • 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 76
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 69

    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
    • An inspiration to all

    • By Tony Mc on 04-24-18

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Bill Graham (Heroes of History)

    • America's Pastor
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Billy boarded the train to Minneapolis. He had come to Los Angeles months before as a small-time preacher. Now he was leaving as one of the most recognized Christians in the country. It was not what Billy had sought; he'd just been open for God to use. Billy wondered if this would be the peak of his fame or if something bigger was about to happen. The oldest son of dairy farmers from Charlotte, North Carolina, young Billy Graham attended evangelical revival meetings that inspired him for the rest of his life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome! Engaging! Filled with details I never knew.

    • By D Maybee on 12-29-16

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Harriet Tubman

    • Freedombound (Heroes of History)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Gallagher
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    At age six the sharp bite of a whip taught Harriet Tubman (1820-1913) what it meant to be a slave. The other slaves scoffed when Harriet resolved to escape north someday. Little did they know that this girl would one day lead hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Even huge rewards for her capture - dead or alive - did not stop Harriet from risking her life again and again in the fight for liberty as the nation spiraled into the Civil War.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This audio book is amazing!! A must listen!!

    • By annette on 11-16-16

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Betty Greene

    • Wings to Serve (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Gallagher
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 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

    Betty Greene coaxed her Grumman seaplane to 2,000 feet.... Suddenly, silence - total silence. The plane engine had stopped! Her passengers gasped, but Betty knew she must remain calm. They had only one slim chance for survival: The twisting jungle river below them. As a young girl growing up on the shores of Lake Washington, Betty Greene had two passions: A love for Christ and a love of flying. As a young World War II WASP pilot, Betty dreamed of combining her two passions by using wings to serve God.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful and exciting biography!

    • By D Maybee on 06-01-17

    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
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    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
    • Amazing and powerful glorious story.

    • By John Busd on 04-14-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    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
    • Beautifully written & narrated!

    • By CaliFunYa on 06-07-18

    Regular price: $22.74

    • Milton Hershey

    • More than Chocolate: Heroes of History
    • By: Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 30

    When Milton Hershey's famous Hershey Bars debuted in 1905, few people knew of the hard work, dedication, and sacrifice preceding the triumph. Debt, lack of support, and fatigue had been constant companions for the famous chocolatier and philanthropist - a man with a fourth-grade education. Despite comparisons to his wandering father, Milton never gave up. Learning from his mistakes, he spent a lifetime creating sweet things to eat - first caramel, then chocolate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chocolate fan

    • By D. Petz on 01-04-18

    Regular price: $20.29

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