Most Christian parents aspire to raise children who will love God with their whole being and seek to serve Christ with their very lives. However, sometimes parents feel they lack solid Christian role models for their children outside of their family. Our kids need Christian heroes. Courageous Christians will introduce your family to men, women, and children from different parts of the world and different time periods. These people moved mountains with their faith, had courage beyond belief, and demonstrated selfless, sacrificial love.
Author Joyce Brown provides clear, simple, well-explained stories of famous Christian heroes. With sixty daily readings, each focusing on a different hero or heroine, this book provides a perfect format for family devotions and can be used with children of all ages. Experience the drama and inspiring stories of real-life Christian heroes including Billy Graham, Joni Eareckson Tada, Amy Carmichael, Elisabeth Elliot, D.L. Moody and more. This delightful family reader will teach children and parents alike what truly makes a Christian hero.In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.
When I received this book, I was pleasantly pleased with its format and even more pleased with its content. Joyce Vollmer Brown has gathered sixty note-worthy stories of people, some past and some current, who have had their faith put to the test. The author’s goal was to introduce families, especial children, to heroes of the faith. She has accomplished that goal and more. We strongly recommend this book to all believers. You will find encouragement and inspiration.
—Jim Barr, Editor of Net 153 Christian Magazine
Joyce Vollmer Brown has worked in public relations, advertising, and commercial writing. She now uses abilities she developed in those careers to communicate spiritual truths in a fast-paced, captivating style. Her books have gained notoriety and she has been interviewed on several radio programs across the country. Joyce lives in Omaha with her husband, David, and sons Ryan and Phil.