Helen Roseveare - on His Majesty's Service (Trail Blazers Series)
This is the story of one woman's faithful dedication to God in the most difficult circumstances. Dr Helen Roseveare took her medical expertise and her faith to the desperately poor people of Congo, and experienced God's constant provision. Ages 10+....
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This is the story of one woman's faithful dedication to God in the most difficult circumstances. Dr Helen Roseveare took her medical expertise and her faith to the desperately poor people of Congo, and experienced God's constant provision. Ages 10+.
Helen Roseveare qualified as a doctor, packed up her life in England and set off to be a missionary in the Belgian Colony of the Congo (now the Democratic Republic of Congo). She went there to set up hospitals and rural clinics and train national nurses to work in them. Her work often took Helen on long journeys through dense forests on roads that would make a fairground ride seem tame After Congo became an independent country Helens service was interrupted by the Simba Rebellion, during which she was assaulted and held captive for several months. After some time of recovery Helen went back to the renamed Zaire to serve the Lord by working with the people there. In the years that followed she established a nurses training college in the hope that the nurses, midwives and health workers who trained there would spread out through the vast northeast region of the country, taking the good news of the Lord Jesus Christ with them. Since returning to the UK, Helen has travelled the world spe
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