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In his fourth God’s Generals volume, Roberts Liardon chronicles God’s great healing evangelists of the twentieth century. Journey with such paragons of faith as:
- Oral Roberts—one of the most influential Christian leaders in the twentieth century, Roberts had a healing ministry that spread from rural tent meetings to a world-class university, hospital, and medical school.
- Lester Sumrall—after being miraculously healed of tuberculosis as a boy, Sumrall dedicated the rest of his life to sharing the gospel and God’s healing power with audiences around the world, both in person and through television broadcasts.
- Charles and Frances Hunter—often called the “Happy Hunters,” Charles and Frances were known around the world as two of the most anointed and enthusiastic evangelists on earth.
- George Jeffreys—this Welsh Pentecostal preacher ministered along with his brother Stephen at camps, conventions, and church meetings across England and Ireland, with reports of miraculous healings and other acts of God accompanying them.
- F. F. Bosworth—a Depression-era Pentecostal faith healer and one of the founders of the Assemblies of God, Bosworth was known during the 1920s for his interdenominational “big tent” revivals and large auditorium healing meetings.
As you read about the lives of these ministry pioneers, your faith for signs and miracles will grow as you anticipate seeing God’s mighty hand move in the church today.
They Paid the Ultimate Price
In his sixth God’s Generals volume, Roberts Liardon chronicles some of the great martyrs for the faith—and some of the lesser-known ones. Their inspirational testimony, acts of courage, and even seasons of doubt both encourage and point awareness toward the persecuted church of the twenty-first century.
The book includes profiles on…
- Apostle Paul and Stephen the Faithful (c. 100 AD)
- Polycarp of Smyrna, Justin Martyr, and Ignatius of Antioch (c. 100-175 AD)
- Perpetua, Blandina, and Irenaeus and Fabian (c. 175-350 AD)
- William Tyndale, John Wyclyffe, Patrick Hamilton, and John Hus (c. 1300-1530)
- Anne Askew, John Foxe, Hugh Latimer, and Thomas Cranmer (c. 1530-1560)
- Martyrs from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer, John and Betty Stam, and Jim Elliot (c. 1900-1950)
- Wang Zhiming, Gaspar Makil, and Archbishop Oscar Romero (c. 1950-1990)
- Martyrs from the twenty-first century, in regions such as the Philippines, Iraq, Libya, and Syria
They Served God to the Ends of the EarthIn his fifth God’s Generals volume, Roberts Liardon chronicles some of the great evangelists who risked their lives to take the gospel message to strange and unknown cultures around the world, including…
- Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf–the Austrian nobleman whose passion for Christ ushered in the Moravian revival of the 1700s.
- David Brainerd–the young American colonist who sacrificially reached out to Native Americans.
- William Carey–the British shoemaker and Bible translator whose passion to reach India birthed a missionary revolution.
- David Livingstone–the explorer who crossed the “unknown continent” and opened the heart of Africa to the gospel.
- Adoniram Judson–the “Father of American Missions,” who endured tragedy to reach the people of Burma.
- Hudson Taylor–the first missionary to use the phrase “Great Commission,” who pioneered the China Inland Mission, transforming millions of lives along the way.
- Hiram Bingham–the first Protestant missionary, who spent twenty years serving Christ in what is now Hawaii.
- Amy Carmichael–the selfless Irish missionary who dedicated her life to the forsaken children of India.
- Jonathan Goforth–the passionate Canadian revivalist who brought salvation and healing to hundreds of thousands of Chinese people.
The sacrifice and courage of these spiritual pioneers are sure to stoke the fires of your faith and revive within your heart a spirit of evangelism and compassion for the lost.
The Generals Who Shook Nations
Roberts Liardon chronicles compelling spiritual biographies of some of the most powerful preachers ever to ignite the fires of revival. Follow the faith journeys and lives of the great generals of God, including:
- George Whitefield, whose dramatic flair and passionate preaching needed no modern conveniences like microphones to reach crowds of more than sixty thousand people.
- Charles Finney, the skeptical lawyer-turned-evangelist whose ministry was marked by deep prayer and divine healing.
- William and Catherine Booth, who gave food to the hungry, fought to free those trapped in sex trafficking, and founded the Salvation Army, now the largest charitable organization in the world.
- Billy Graham, counselor and confidant of eleven U.S. presidents, who preached God’s unconditional love and saving grace to millions.
Liardon goes beyond history, drawing crucial life application and inspiration from the lives of these mighty warriors so that you can learn how to:
- Fulfill God’s call on your life
- Discern the voice of God to follow His guidance
- Be led by the Spirit of God
Let these revivalists inspire your life and revitalize your ministry!
In God’s Generals, Roberts Liardon will help you recapture God’s glory with compelling spiritual biographies of some of the most powerful ministries to ever ignite the fires of revival. Liardon faithfully chronicles their lives in this work, along with their teachings, their spiritual discoveries, and many revealing photos.
Four of God’s Generals who you will meet include:
- William J. Seymour, the son of ex-slave, who turned a tiny horse table on Azusa Street, Los Angeles, into an internationally famous center of revival
- Aimee Semple McPherson, the glamourous and flamboyant founder of the Foursquare Church and the nation’s first Christian radio station
- Smith Wigglesworth, the plumber who read no book but the Bible—and raised the dead!
- Kathryn Kuhlman, the beloved evangelist whose miracle-filled meetings drew millions of skeptics to faith
The Story of My Journey Through the Valley of the death and rescue from Destruction is a classic testament to the unflinching faithfulness of God to His people in time of trouble. It is a message of hope brought alive to the dying world. Pst (Mrs.) Faith Oyedepo never stops reechoing the truth that “God is too faithful to fail” – the single most powerful message derived from her famous encounter with God, as she walked through the shadow of death.