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History Maker biographies bring you the best classic biographies of the key people and movements in church history together with important new biographical works of the same. They have gained a reputation as a reliable resource for the church.


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F.B. Meyer

F.B. Meyer

If I had a Hundred Lives...

~ Bob Holman

On F. B. Meyer's death in 1929 The Daily Telegraph called him 'The Archbishop of the Free Churches'. The New York Observer noted that 'He has an international fame and his services are constantly sought by churches over the wide... read more


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The Cambridge Seven

The Cambridge Seven

The True Story of Ordinary Men Used in no Ordinary way

~ John Pollock

Harold Schofield, a brilliant Oxford doctor who had laboured as a missionary in China for many years, was on his knees praying, 'Lord, give me missionaries from British Universities to help in China'. The day he died, D. E. Hoste... read more


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Andrew Murray

Andrew Murray

Christ’s Anointed Minister to South Africa

~ Vance Christie

In an era that saw many gifted and diligent ministers, missionaries and evangelists being used by God to powerfully advance Christ's Kingdom work in South Africa, Andrew Murray (1828-1917) emerged as that country's premier... read more


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Hudson Taylor & Maria

Hudson Taylor & Maria

A Match Made in Heaven

~ John Pollock

The story of Hudson Taylor is one of adventure and excitement - of improbable answers to prayer, opposition from the establishment and triumphs of faith. Even more interesting is the story of the relationship at the heart of it... read more


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George Müller

George Müller

Delighted in God

~ Roger Steer

George Müller's life is a powerful answer to modern scepticism. His name has become a by-word for faith throughout the world. In the early 1830s he embarked upon an extraordinary adventure. Disturbed by the faithlessness of the... read more


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Mary Slessor

Mary Slessor

A Life on the Altar for God

~ Bruce McLennan

Mary Slessor was no ordinary woman, indeed she was no ordinary missionary. Brought up in Dundee, one of eleven children, Mary was called to mission. Setting sail for West Africa on the 5th August 1876, Mary arrived one month... read more


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Richard Baxter

Richard Baxter

The pastor's pastor

Baxter was one of the most influential of the Puritans. He recognised the value of writing about 170, which have sold in tens of millions since. The amazing thing is that whilst he was such a prolific auhtor he also exercised an... read more


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John And Betty Stam

John And Betty Stam

Missionary Martyrs

~ Vance Christie

"The fateful day began with deceptive normalcy at John and Betty Stam's missionary residence in Tsingteh, China. Both the wood-burning stoves had been lit and were starting to heat up nicely, helping to lessen the chill that... read more


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David Brainerd

David Brainerd

A Flame for God

~ Vance Christie

"...I hardly ever so longed to live to God and to be altogether devoted to Him; I wanted to wear out my life in his service and for his glory ..." David Brainerd Introduction by John Macarthur. David Brainerd was devoted to live... read more


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Adoniram Judson

Adoniram Judson

Devoted for Life

~ Vance Christie

Explore the life of America's first foreign missionary, Adoniram Judson (1788-1850), who was devoted to serving God for over 38 years in Burma, no matter the cost. The son of a congregational minister, Judson was a precocious... read more


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