Stories From the Lives of William Tyndale and Other Christian Heroes (Trailblazer Series)
Famous Bible translator William Tyndale paves the way for this new collection of Trailblazers heroes. In addition to Tyndale, the third volume includes Civil War hero Frederick Douglass, missionaries to China Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth and Gladys Aylward, and martyred...
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Famous Bible translator William Tyndale paves the way for this new collection of Trailblazers heroes. In addition to Tyndale, the third volume includes Civil War hero Frederick Douglass, missionaries to China Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth and Gladys Aylward, and martyred pilot missionary Nate Saint.
Faith and History Come to LifeThroughout history, steadfast Christians have paved the way for dramatic changes in the world. The Christian heroes from the TRAILBLAZER BOOKS had the courage and strength to stand up for the God they believe in. Their amazing stories of hope and adventure, described through the eyes of young fictional characters, are timeless lessons for young and old.The Queen's SmugglerWhen William Tyndale is imprisoned for illegally translating Scripture into English, Sarah Poyntz believes that the king might spare Tyndale's life if only she can get Queen Anne to read a copy of Tyndale's translated New Testament.Caught in the Rebel CampDanny Sims wants nothing more than to fight with the Union soldiers in the Fifty-Fourth infantry, but he thinks his lame foot will keep him out of the action--until he is befriended by antislavery advocate Frederick Douglass.Mask of the Wolf BoyAn accident leaves Chou Fu-lin disfigured and alone, but friendship from missionaries Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth leads Fu-lin to invite Jesus into his life. His faith is tested, however, when violence breaks out against Christians, and Fu-lin wonders if he should run from his newfound faith to save his life.Flight of the FugitivesMei-en, a young Chinese orphan, is terrified to be sold to a foreign lady, but the compassionate missionary Gladys Aylward proves to be a friend and rescuer for Mei-en and hundreds more orphans.The Fate of the Yellow WoodbeeWhen Niwa is outlawed by his own family for angering another Ecuadorian tribe, he finds hope in missionary Nate Saint, who Niwa knows is there to help make peace among the tribes.
Dave Jackson is coauthor, with his wife, Neta, of the award-winning Trailblazer Books and the Hero Tales series, as well as No Random Act, the story behind the 1999 murder of Coach Ricky Byrdsong. Dave holds a degree in journalism from Judson College and has a prolific writing career, including books on racial reconciliation and ministry to kids in gangs. Dave and Neta are members of Chicago Tabernacle, a multiracial congregation and daughter church of the Brooklyn Tabernacle. They live in Evanston, Illinois.
As a husband/wife writing team, Neta and Dave Jackson are the authors or co-authors of about 100 books. In addition to writing several books about Christian community, the Jacksons have co-authored numerous books with expert resource people on a variety of topics from racial reconciliation to medical ethics to ministry to kids in gangs. But over the years the Jacksons have especially enjoyed writing for children and young people. This includes their award-winning Trailblazer series, historical fiction about great Christian heroes and heroines for young people ages 8-12, and the four-volume Hero Tales: A Family Treasury of True Stories from the Lives of Great Christians Great Christians.- Publisher.