Andrew Reed: The Greatest is Charity
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About "Andrew Reed: The Greatest is Charity"
That the name of Andrew Reed (1787-1862) should be better known will be obvious to all who read Dr Ian Shaws excellent biography Here is the story of one of the truly great preachers of the Victorian age, who built up a church of under a hundred to one regularly numbering around two thousand, during his half century as pastor in Stepney, London Above all, Andrew Reed is to be remembered for his vital work in establishing three orphanages, two homes for those with what we call today learning disabilities and a hospice for those with severe physical disabilities. Four of the charities Andrew Reed founded still continue their work today, although in changed form^^In a day when society is in serious danger of forgetting or neglecting its Christian roots, this book is an exceptional reminder that our heritage of care and compassion has excellent models based upon the highest principles and motivation^^^
Meet the Author
Dr Ian J Shaw has been Lecturer in Church History at the International Christian College, Glasgow, since 1996. Before this he was the pastor of an Independent Evangelical Church in Manchester.