Hero Tales A Family Treasury of True Stories from the Lives of Christian Heroes

ISBN-10: 076420078X

ISBN-13: 9780764200786

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"In this beautifully illustrated treasury, Dave and Neta Jackson present the true-life stories of fifteen key Christian heroes. Each her is profiled in a short biography and three educational yet exciting and thought-provoking anecdotes from his or her life. Ideal for family devotions, homeschooling, and more, this inspiring collection includes stories from the lives of Amy Carmichael, Martin Luther, Dwight L. Moody, John Wesley, Samuel Morris, Gladys Aylward, and nine others.
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List price: $14.99
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Publication date: 6/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Neta Jackson's award-winning Yada books have sold more than 800,000 copies and are spawning prayer groups across the country. Neta and her husband, Dave, are an award-winning writing team, best known for the Trailblazer Books-a 40-volume series of historical fiction with 1.5 million in sales-and Hero Tales: A Family Treasury of True Stories from the Lives of Christian Heroes (vols 1-4). They live in the Chicago area. Twitter: @ DaveNetaJackson Facebook: DaveNetaJackson

Dave and Neta Jackson are an award-winning husband-and-wife writing team, the authors or coauthors of more than a hundred books. They are most well-known for the Trailblazers, a forty-book series of historical fiction about great Christian heroes for young readers (with sales topping 1.7 million), and Neta's popular Yada Yada Prayer Group novels for women. The Jacksons make their home in the Chicago metropolitan area, where they are active in cross-cultural ministry and enjoy their grandchildren.

Gladys Aylward: The Small Woman
Not Good Enough-Confidence
The Official Foot Inspector-Resourcefulness
The Man With the Axe-Courage
William & Catherine Booth: Founders of the Salvation Army
The General's Boxer-Creativity
"Come Hear a Woman Preach!"-Boldness
Training for a Young Soldier-Discipline
Amy Carmichael: Dohnavur Fellowship, India
The Best Jewels of All-Sacrifice
"The Child-Catching Missie Ammal"-Compassion
Messy Work for God-Servanthood
Adoniram & Ann Judson: America's First Foreign Missionaries
The Talking Place-Truthfulness
The Book in the Pillow-Perseverance
The Peace Treaty Feast-Forgiveness
David Livingstone: Explorer Missionary to Africa
Attacked by a Lion-Thankfulness
"Livingstone's Children"-Humility
"Doctor Livingstone, I Presume?"-Dedication
Martin Luther: Giant of the Reformation
Saved for a Purpose-Vision
"Here I Stand!"-Courage
Wife in a Barrel-Joy
Dwight L. Moody: Shoe Salesman for God
More Fun Than Selling Shoes!-Repentance
The Night Chicago Burned-Boldness
"The Ship Is Sinking!"-Strength
Samuel Morris: Evangelist From Africa
The "Sheriff" of the Three-Masted Ship-Peacemaker
Taking New York-Boldness
Take Heart!-Encouragement
George Muller: Man of Faith
Breakfast From Heaven-Faith
The Unwelcome Gift-Graciousness
Will the Boiler Blow?-Trust
Menno Simons: A Prophet of Peace
An "Outlaw" for the Lord-Integrity
Reward: 100 Gold Coins-Loyalty
The Ship in the Ice-Sacrificial Love
Mary Slessor: Pioneer Missionary to Calabar
The Bully's Challenge-Courage
"Run, Ma! Run!"-Mercy
Standing in the Way-Peacemaker
Hudson Taylor: Englishman With a Pigtail
The Fastest Boat Home-Faith
The Evil Plot-Trust
"Why Didn't You Come Sooner?"-Obedience
Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad
Blow to the Forehead-Compassion
Liberty...or Death-Joy
"Wanted: Dead or Alive!"-Perseverance
William Tyndale: The Man Who Gave Us the English Bible
The "Plow-Boy Challenge"-Vision
Burn the Books!-Patience
The False Friend-Faith
John Wesley: The Founder of Methodism
The Holy Club-Discipline
Rotten Eggs and Bold Words-Boldness
Taming the Money Monster-Generosity
List of Character Qualities
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