The books that have changed me the most tend to be biographies. The following are some of my favorites for stirring up and instructing believers in being sent. They have all had a profound impact on my life. You can click on the title to view in Amazon.
I have read this book more times than I can count, and each time I have been deeply impacted. I am always reminded that it is the power of Jesus which brings transformation, and that in trusting in Him I find true rest -- even in the midst of great turmoil and labor. Truly a must read for missionaries and ministers of the Gospel of all kinds.
Amy Carmichael's story is incredibly relevant for us today. Among other things, it speaks to believers who long to be fully engaged in proclaiming the Gospel and making disciples while in the context of giving their lives for the oppressed and the 'least of these.' This book challenges us to greater trust in our Lord and in greater devotion to Him and those He loves.
This book tells the story of the 24-7 Prayer Movement, which has covered the globe with night-and-day prayer. In addition to wild and wonderful stories of God's movement in the world today, it provides fantastic insights into the relationship between prayer, mission, and justice.
The McClung family settled into Amsterdam's infamous Red Light District in the 1970s as incarnational missionaries of God's love, mercy, and acceptance. This is a beautiful and profoundly challenging story that will move and inspire.
Reveals the incredible transformative power of the Bible as it comes into contact with a primitive tribe who had previously never heard the Gospel.