Friday, July 27, 2012

Shadow of the Almighty

by Elizabeth Elliot

This is a biography of Jim Elliot, a missionary who was killed by stone-age natives in the Amazon jungle of Ecuador. Much of the story is told through excerpts from his letters and journals.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Green Leaf in Drought

by Isobel Kuhn

The new Communist government refuses to let a missionary couple leave China for two years, and constantly opresses them, but they remain happy in Christ. What is their secret? This is a lovely book.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Her daughter's dream

by Francine Rivers

Hildemara, Carolyn and May Flower Dawn's story continues with mothers and daughters not understanding each other until at last they are brought together and begin to really communicate.

As always, Francine Rivers has written fascinating page-turners.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Her Mother's Hope

by Francine Rivers

Marta's father makes her quit school at 12 years of age. She eventually moves to America, marries and has children. But somehow, she is never able to communicate with her daughter.