Faith Cook, the daughter of OMF missionaries, was born in China and now lives in Derbyshire, England. She is the author of a number of books, including Fearless pilgrim: the life and times of John Bunyan; Lady Jane Grey, the nine-day Queen of England; Anne Bradstreet: pilgrim and poet; Seeing the invisible; And so I began to read… and three historical novels, Under the scaffold, Caught in the web and Stronger than the sword, all published by EP.
What does the man who took the gospel to China’s millions have in common with the creator of Wensleydale cheese, or with the inventor of the Crow’s Nest, or the man responsible for the abolition of slavery throughout the Commonwealth, or with a member of the famous Bronte family? Each one (along with all twenty-one major subjects of this book, plus others) was trusting in Jesus as their Lord and Saviour and they were all from Yorkshire. The county is rightly famed for its dales and moors,its cricket and its tea, but primarily Yorkshire is known for down-to-earth characters. Fine Gold from Yorkshire introduces Christians from the county whose lives have impacted millions across the world. Read it and smile, be inspired and stirred, but most of all look to the God of these people: the God who loves people from every county and country.
Roger Carswell, Yorkshire-based evangelist.
‘Yorkshire has a fond place in my heart, and the people of Yorkshire always have a story to tell. These stories not only show the character of the place and it’s people, but the work of a mighty God in their lives.’
Alistair Begg, Senior Pastor, Parkside Church, Cleveland, Ohio.