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Martin Luther

Martin Luther

Reformation Fire

~ Catherine MacKenzie

What made an ordinary monk become a catalyst for the Reformation in Europe in the 1500s? What were the reasons lying behind his nailing of 95 theses against the practice of indulgences to the door of the Schlosskirche in Wittenberg in 1517? Why was Martin Luther's life in danger? How did his apparent kidnapping result in the first ever New Testament translated into the German language? Discover how a fresh understanding of the Scriptures not only transformed his own life but had a huge impact upon Europe.

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Lilias Trotter

Lilias Trotter

Daring in the Desert

~ Irene Howat

'You could become the greatest living painter. Your paintings would be treasured for ever.' Those were the words Lilias Trotter heard from John Ruskin, one of the world's most established art critics. She had to make a choice between her talent and her calling. Both were gifts from God. In May 1879 Lilias knew what she should do. God's work for Lilias was in the desert land of Algeria. Palm trees and camels replaced lampposts and horse drawn carriages. The desert was her home, its people her friends and its Creator her reason for life.

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Gladys Aylward

Gladys Aylward

Are you going to stop?

~ Catherine MacKenzie

Story of how Gladys Aylward was called by God to go to China as a missionary. As a girl she had always wanted to be taller and to have blonde hair. On arriving in China she realises that the people there all have dark hair and... read more


Ten Boys Who Changed the World

Ten Boys Who Changed the World

~ Irene Howat

George Muller was a thief when he was younger and spent time in jail for his crimes. Brother Andrew grew up in Holland during the second World War and played tricks on German soldiers. Nicky Cruz grew up in a family where spirit... read more


Ten Girls Who Changed the World

Ten Girls Who Changed the World

~ Irene Howat

Isobel Kuhn questioned whether God even existed. Mary Slessor grew up in a slum with an alcoholic father. Joni Eareckson broke her neck during a diving accident and Corrie Ten Boom just lived with her family in a little watch... read more


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Amy Carmichael

Amy Carmichael

Can brown eyes be made blue?

~ Catherine MacKenzie

The true story of Amy Carmichael and her looking glass. Out of the mirror two eyes peep. A young girl wonder if God has answered her prayer. Amy wants a new look. She wants blue eyes now and not brown. When Amy sees that the... read more


Ulrich Zwingli

Ulrich Zwingli

Shepherd Warrior

~ William Boekestein

By the end of his brief life Ulrich Zwingli would change the religious landscape of his home and the world. It wasn't until the last few years of his life that he became a reformer. He fought for truth and righteousness with his... read more


Little Lights Box Set 2

Little Lights Box Set 2

~ Catherine MacKenzie

These five beautifully illustrated hardbacks continue the Little Lights series and cover the lives of David Livingstone, John Calvin, Martin Luther, Eric Liddell and Mary Slessor.... read more


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