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Wilfred Grenfell: Fisher of Men
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Wilfred Grenfell: Fisher of Men

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

The icy Arctic cold stabbed at Wilfred's fingers and toes. A howling wind was pushing the ice pan he was stranded on out to sea - and with it hope of rescue. His clothed, soaked when his dogsled fell through the ice, were now frozen. Lying near his sled dog for warmth, Wilfred fought off sleep, knowing he might never wake up.   Adventurous Wilf… Read more…

Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom
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Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) had never set his sights on becoming president; after all, he'd grown up in a log cabin on the frontier and had hardly any formal schooling. But as the question of slavery threatened to destroy the United States, this self-taught lawyer with a sharp mind and passion for justice found himself at the center of the great… Read more…

Adoniram Judson: Bound for Burma
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Adoniram Judson: Bound for Burma

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

As America's first foreign missionary, Adoniram Judson (1788-1850) spent thirty-eight 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 translati… Read more…

Florence Young: Mission Accomplished
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Florence Young: Mission Accomplished

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

A rip current overturned the whaleboat with eight Kanaka Christians aboard. Only three of the men could swim, and the others clung to the upturned boat. Sharks circled the three as they struggled to get to shore. The three survived, but the others could not be found. When Florence heard the news, she resolved to go on despite the dangers.   Once timid a… Read more…

Jim Elliot: One Great Purpose
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Jim Elliot: One Great Purpose

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

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 cowo… Read more…

Thomas Edison: Inspiration and Hard Work
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Thomas Edison: Inspiration and Hard Work

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Questions. Questions. Questions. That was how Tom worked--always thinking, always asking questions, until he arrived at a deep understanding or insight that he could use to develop some new invention. As far back as he could remember, Tom had always been asking questions, even as a small boy back in Milan, Ohio. With only three months of formal education, Th… Read more…

William Wilberforce: Take Up The Fight
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William Wilberforce: Take Up The Fight

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

William wondered how anyone was supposed to battle slavery. After all, King George III and the Church of England both had large amounts of money invested in trade with the West Indies. And a large number of bishops sat in the House of Lords. William shook his head. This was a much bigger fight than he felt capable of taking on. For two hundred years, British… Read more…

Amy Carmichael: Rescuer of Precious Gems
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Amy Carmichael: Rescuer of Precious Gems

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

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 I… Read more…

Theodore Roosevelt: An American Original
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Theodore Roosevelt: An American Original

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Bleeding, Teddy stood to address the crowd. "Friends, I should ask you to be as quiet as possible. I don't know if you fully understand that I have been shot, but it takes more than that to kill a bull moose." The crowd went silent at the revelation, and while getting weaker, Teddy delivered what might be his last speech.Determined to make a diff… Read more…

William Carey: Obliged to Go
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William Carey: Obliged to Go

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

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 th… Read more…

Mildred Cable: Through the Jade Gate
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Mildred Cable: Through the Jade Gate

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Missionary trio Mildred Cable and Evangeline and Franscesca French were the first Englishwomen to cross the infamous Gobi Desert, living for years among the diverse peoples of northwestern China in places few Europeans ever reached. Educated and rich, Mildred Cable once planned to be a concert pianist. Instead she served the people of China through wars and … Read more…

Nate Saint: On a Wing and a Prayer
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Nate Saint: On a Wing and a Prayer

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

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 gos… Read more…


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