We shouldn't be surprised when we have the examples in the Bible of David and Saul of Tarsus! John Pollock's deft, biographical pen sweeps over great reformers, liberators and evangelists of the 18th and 19th centuries. He shows their spiritual development, often from unpromising beginnings, and encourages us to believe that God can use us too. Characters include:
John Newton, William Wilberforce, James Ramsey, Sir Charles Middleton
Sir George Williams, The 7th Earl of Shaftsbury, Robert Raikes, Elizabeth Fry
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, Sir Henry Havelock, Sir Herbert Edwardes
D L Moody, Brownlow North, R A Torrey, Bramwell Booth, Lord Radstock
Hudson Taylor, Adoniram Judson, Mildred Cable, Stanley Smith, Rosalie Harvey, James Chalmers, Ernest Presswood, John and Betty Stam, Sir Wilfred Grenfell, Mary Slessor and Rowland Bingham.