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Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith

Bethany Hamilton
$34.99
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In this moving personal account of faith and fortitude, internationally ranked surfer Bethany Hamilton tells how she survived a shark attack that cost her arm--but not her spirit. They say Bethany Hamilton has saltwater in her veins. How else could one explain the passion that drives her to surf? How else could one explain that nothing not even the loss of her arm could come between her and the waves? That Halloween morning in Kauai, Hawaii, Bethany responded to the shark s stealth attack with the calm of a girl with God on her side. Pushing pain and panic aside, she began to paddle with one arm, focusing on a single thought: Get to the beach.... And when the first thing Bethany wanted to know after surgery was When can I surf again? it became clear that her spirit and determination were part of a greater story a tale of courage and faith that this soft-spoken girl would come to share with the world. Soul Surfer is a moving account of Bethany s life as a young surfer, her recovery afte..

Autumn Days (Farm Life Series)

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This endearing story invites readers ages seven to eleven to share in a few of young Elva's adventures while working the autumn harvest with her family and attending school in rural Lancaster County. While abiding by the traditions of her Mennonite faith, she steps from one fun adventure to another. Every family member, including children like Elva, help gather the fruits and vegetables from the orchards and gardens and then join the efforts to preserve the bounty. Is it all work and no fun? Certainly not! Find out what happens when Teacher invites the girls in Elva's class to a sleepover. Read about the day Elva decides to teach herself to play her brother's guitar - without his permission. Much can happen - and does - between chores!..

When School Bells Call (Farm Life Series)

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Readers ages seven to eleven will be drawn to this charming story that happened during a time not so long ago. Take a peek at life in a large, loving Mennonite family where everyone works together, faith is practiced daily, and fun happens often. When the harvest starts in Lancaster County, it signals time for school to begin. Children help gather the fruits and vegetables from the gardens and prepare the one-room schoolhouse for the first day of school, and Elva loves it all! One day Elva and her classmates plan a secret "food roll" to bless Teacher. They try their best to hide their giggles but erupt with laughter as Teacher shows her surprise. Then when her fifth-grade arithmetic lessons get Elva down, her brother suggests the perfect way to forget about her troubles - for a while anyway. And when the beautiful harvest moon is at its fullest, Elva steps quietly through the rustling corn fields to listen for ...for what? What is it that makes Elva love autumn so much?..

Hudson Taylor: An Adventure Begins

Catherine Mackenzie
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Hudson Taylor was a sickly child. He was often ill and had very poor eyesight. But God chose him to evangelise the Chinese. So at the age of 21 Hudson Taylor left the United Kingdom to sail half way round the world to China. Why did he do this? He did it to tell the Chinese people about the good news of Jesus Christ and to give them a message of hope. This story covers Hudson's childhood and traumatic teenage years as well as his life as a well-known pioneer missionary...

Gods Generals For Kids #6 Charles Parham

R Liardon & O Goldenberg
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This is the sixth volume in the very popular " God's Generals for Kids" series by Roberts Liardon and Olly Goldenberg. These books are written for children in the eight-t-twelve age group. This book is about Charles Fox Parham who has been called " the father of Pentecost."..

Helen Roseveare Whats In The Parcel

Catherine Mackenzie
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The true story of Helen Roseveare and the hotwater bottle. In the Jungle an orphan baby need a hot water bottle, urgently, but no one would ever send one of these to the heat of the equator would they?!However, when a little girl prays for God to send one that afternoon, Helen Roseveare wonders if her prayer will be answered. Will God send a hot water bottle to the equator? Find out what happens when Helen opens the parcel...

With Two Hands: Stories of God at Work in Ethiopia

Rebecca Davis
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Why would a crippled old man wait by the side of the road every day for twenty years? Why would a slave and a witch doctor walk for three days to find a man called Jesus? Why would a lame man purposely walk to a tribe where he knew he could be killed? Sixteen captivating episodes from one Christian mission in Ethiopia show the power of God in the midst of darkness...

Be Unstoppable: The Art of Never Giving Up

Bethany Hamilton
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The art of never giving up. In 'Be Unstoppable', New York Times bestselling author and champion surfer Bethany Hamilton shares how faith, love, and passion have pushed her beyond all expectations. Alongside over sixty breathtaking photos from the making of her new documentary, Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable, Bethany inspires readers to be bold, enjoy life, and be the best they can be. No one knows what will happen along life’s journey, but Bethany's sense of wonder and adventure found through hard work and devotion shines through all her pursuits. Known most notably for one of the biggest comeback stories of our era, Bethany Hamilton has since become synonymous with being unstoppable. Bethany is a sought-after public speaker, professional surfer, and spiritual icon. She is empowering audiences worldwide to live their lives with more tenacity, courage, and faith. In this full-colour, gift-able photo book with a decorated cover, inspiration is found on every page...

Cross and the Switchblade: Young Reader's Edition

David Wilkerson
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The True Story of a Man Who Risked It All for God The streets of New York in 1958 are a perilous place. Gangs, drugs and violence hold the city hostage. It's about as far as you can get from the country church where Pastor David Wilkerson preaches. But one night, God speaks to David through the pages of a news story--a story that will change his life forever. As he stares at a pen drawing of seven teenage gang members on trial for murder, David knows that God is telling him to go to those wounded and angry boys. To help them. And despite the danger and darkness of the world he will have to enter, David obeys. This is the incredible story of how God used one man's faith, despite his fear, to start a seemingly impossible movement of grace among the violent gangs of New York...

George Muller: Children's Champion

Irene Howat
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George Muller's life didn't have a promising start. By the age of sixteen, he had learned to lie, steal, drink and gamble and his future looked bleak. Muller's life became a vivid demonstration of faith in action as he supervised the building of three large orphanages housing thousands of children. He was more successful than anyone could have imagined...

Gladys Aylward: No Mountain Too High

Myrna Grant
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Many looked on Gladys Aylward's expedition to mainland China as foolhardy and dangerous. It was on her own, as a single female she carried her passport and other documents along with the only money and belongings that she had in a small briefcase with a teapot and a saucepan tied to the handle.After having purchased her one-way ticket to China she left the United Kingdom with a single-minded determination to do what God had commanded her to. She knew she was meant to go to China - even if no mission was prepared to support her.Unconventional is the only way to describe this journey to the country that would eventually become her home. A theme that would continue throughout her mission work in China where she thwarted authorities, became involved in the Chinese resistance and rescued over 100 children from the invading Japanese army...

Adoniram Judson: Danger on the Streets of Gold

Irene Howat
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Even when Adoniram abandoned his belief in God and travelled far from him loving family, God had plans to bring him home and then send him to the other side of the world - to Burma. He was to become America's first overseas missionary - a story brimful of romance, intrigue and some dangerous pirates...

Corrie Ten Boom: The Watchmaker's Daughter

Jean Watson
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The story of Corrie ten Boom has inspired millions of people all over the world. Jean Watson is a skillful author and presents Corrie's stirring life and challenging hope-filled message for young readers. The Watchmaker's Daughter traces the life of this outstanding Christian woman from her childhood in Haarlem, through her suffering in Nazi concentration camps, to her world-wide ministry to the handicapped and underprivileged.This exciting victorious book will allow you to meet this beloved woman and learn of God's wonderful provision and blessing through adversity...

Ten Girls Who Changed the World

Irene Howat
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Isobel Kuhn questioned whether God even existed. Mary Slessor grew up in a slum with an alcoholic father. Joni Eareckson broke her neck during a diving accident and Corrie Ten Boom just lived with her family in a little watch shop in Harlaam, Holland. What is so special about these girls and how did they change their world? Isobel Kuhn believed in God and then obeyed his call to travel to Asia to tell the Lisu people about God. Mary Slessor, put herself through evening classes and eventually became one of the first white women to venture into the interior of Africa. Joni Eareckson struggled through her treatment and endless hospital visits to become the inspiration to many Christians. Corrie Ten Boom spent most of her life just living in Holland until the Nazis started killing the Jews. Corrie Ten Boom put her life on the line to save the lives of many Jews in the hiding place, a hidden room behind her wardrobe in a little watch shop in Haarlem, Holland. Mary Slessor (Missionary in..

Ten Girls Who Made History

Irene Howat
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These Christian women were once little girls playing with dolls, making mistakes and growing up in quite a different world. But was it that different? Irene Howat has researched the lives of these famous women of God and draws out lessons we can all relate to, especially youngsters today. Find out how Mary Jane Kinnaird prayed and helped young women; Emma Dryer studied astronomy and became a Bible teacher; Florence Nightingale became a nurse and was useful to God; Lottie Moon thought Missionaries were silly and then became one herself; Ida Scudder changed her mind and then changed India; Henrietta Mears dreamed big and wrote books; Bessie Adams became a missionary in a horse-drawn caravan; Betty Green flew planes in World War II; Elisabeth Elliot's husband was killed but she forgave his murderers and Janette Li became a Christian and told her own Chinese people about the one true God...

John G Paton: South Sea Island Rescue

Kay Walsh
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The themes of the second book in this series are Missionary tales and remarkable conversions. Other themes covered in the series are Living for God and the value of scripture Missionary Tales and Remarkable Conversions; Honouring God and Dramatic Deliverances; Faithful Witnesses and Childhood Faith. Joel Beeke and Diana Kleyn have taken a selection of real life incidents and fictional narratives and developed them into a series of devotional books for children. Scriptural references throughout the book use the King James Version of the Bible and the questions are also based on this version. The stories themselves include a good mixture of historical adventure, childhood experiences, remarkable instances of conversion and dramatic edge of your seat rescues from danger...
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