Elizabeth Welch faced exile in France and the dangers of an invading army. Mary Slessor tries to stop the evil practices among an African tribe. Mildred Cable travels thousands of miles and faces hardship and danger in China in order to share the Gospel with the Chinese people. Gladys Aylward rescues a hundred Chinese children from the invading Japanese army and sets off with them through the mountains. Ruth risks travelling to a new country in search of food and finds romance. Abigail puts up with a difficult husband and provides food for the future king. These women were all willing to take risks. They faced danger and difficulties. Some faced great hardship because of what they believed in. While reading their exciting stories you will learn about why they did what they did and who it was who helped them. With extra devotional features this book will help young readers to discover the excitement of a Christian life as well as the cost.
Linda Finlayson is a Canadian living in the Philadelphia area of the USA. She has enjoyed working with children in schools, churches and children's clubs. Bringing together her love of books, children and history has given her the opportunity to write the adventure stories of real people. Linda is married and has one son.
"Linda Finlayson's writings are filled with grace and touch the heart. Girls and boys and moms and dads will be captured by these lively lessons on courageous Christian character." - Peter Lillback, President, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"In these books, Linda Finlayson does it again: great tales, well told. Many parents will owe her a debt of gratitude." - Carl R. Trueman, Paul Woolley Professor of Historical Theology and Church History, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"Adventure and risk for the glory of God is not just a calling for boys. The history of God's people is filled with women who risked everything for faithfulness to their Lord. Add Fearless and Faithful to your daughters' must-read list!" - Todd Pruitt