About Angels and You
Who are angels? What do they do? What do they look like? Where do they live? A clear, plain-spoken explanation of what the Bible says about the intriguing nature, role and ministry of angels. A surprisingly engaging volume. The...
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Who are angels? What do they do? What do they look like? Where do they live? A clear, plain-spoken explanation of what the Bible says about the intriguing nature, role and ministry of angels. A surprisingly engaging volume.
The author says: "Some folks have been surprised to find how interesting this subject is. I was, too, when I began to look into it. I based this little book firmly on Scripture and tried to expound consistently what the word of God has to say on the subject. I included a number of anecdotes, but unlike some popular books on this subject, the book is primarily biblical, not anecdotal. And I think it's actually quite easy to read. Have fun."
Barry Chant was converted to Christ as a ten-year-old at a Scripture Union camp at Victor Harbour, South Australia, in 1949. He later studied at the University of Adelaide, where he majored in history, literature and education, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts with honours and a Diploma in Education. While working as a secondary school teacher, he studied for a Bachelor of Divinity degree through the Melbourne College of Divinity. He later completed a Doctor of Ministry degree from Luther Rice Seminary, Florida, USA, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Macquarie University, New South Wales (2000).
In 1962, he was ordained as a minister in the CRC Churches International. He pioneered and pastored several churches until 1979, when he and an associate founded Tabor College, a multi-denominational Christian education ministry with campuses in five Australian cities: Adelaide, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. From 2003 to 2010, he was Senior Pastor of the Wesley International Congregation, Sydney, Australia. He is a regular speaker at seminars, conferences and church services in many denominations. He has written over twenty books ranging from theology to church history to victorious living to family life, including the popular Spindles series for children. He is married to Vanessa and they have three adult children and twelve grandchildren.