Education for Mission
애니 베어드 지음
1907년 개척 선교사로 조선에 파송되었던 윌리엄 베어드와 애니 베어드 부부가 조선에서 직접 보고, 듣고, 느낀 경험을 편집하고 정리하여 엮어 낸 소설. 가난한 살림 때문에 돈에 팔려 12살에 혼인한 후의 시집살이와 남편과의 사별, 그리고 다른 남자에게 다시 한번 돈에 팔려가는 ‘보배’라는 여자 주인공의 기구한 인생을 통해 20세기 초 개화기의 조선 여성의 삶, 그리고 기독교 신앙을 만난 후의 주인공 보배를 통해 척박하기만 했던 당시의 역사와 여성 기독교인의 삶을 그리고 있다.
by Catherine Ritch Guess
A true and living example of the faith, hope and love that emerged from one of the most horrid genocides in the world’s history, this book portrays the many ways United Methodist Women supplemental giving helps the Methodist Mission in Cambodia and the women and children there.
by Ilan Stavans
Although most people recognize the name, not many realize that during the Civil Rights Era Cesar Chavez led marches trying to improve the status of itinerant workers in the United States.
by Maya Ajmera, Magda Nakassis and Cynthia Pon
Celebrations of faith can bring people together.
by Kay Marshall Strom and Michele Rickett
All over the world, women and girls face starvation, displacement, illiteracy, sexual exploitation and abuse. These pages hold their stories of deep pain and suffering, inspiring courage and incredible hope. They are the stories of girls who have discovered their value in God’s eyes in the midst of cultures that have rejected them.
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by Carmen Agra Deedy and Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah
An unexpected gift to a Kenyan village is a light of hope.
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por Carmen Agra Deedy y Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah
Una historia en una lejana aldea del oeste de Kenia, África.
by Emma Williams
In August 2000 Emma Williams arrived in Jerusalem with her three small children to join her husband and to work as a doctor. For the next three years, she witnessed an astonishing series of events in which hundreds of thousands of lives, including her own, were turned upside down. This powerful memoir continues to bring to life the realities of the Palestinian–Israeli conflict.
by Sue Farrell Holler
What difference can a young Blackfoot girl from North America make in the lives of grandmothers in Africa? A lot, as Lacey discovers. Her decision to help will bring about amazing changes in her life and her community.
by Sharon E. McKay
Best friends Tamanna and Yasmine cannot believe their good fortune when a school is set up in their Afghan village; however, their dreams for the future are shattered when the Taliban burn down the school and threaten the teacher and students with death. Their future in jeopardy, the girls realize they must flee.