Charles Dickens: Scenes from an Extraordinary Life by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom

In Oliver Twist, there is a wonderful observation... "There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts." That is just so true, but we definitely wouldn't say that about the stories written by Charles Dickens! When he died nearly 150 years ago, he left a legacy of wonderful literature… Continue reading Charles Dickens: Scenes from an Extraordinary Life by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom

Listening For Lions By Gloria Whelan

It is 1918 and Rachel lives in a mission hospital in Kenya. Her parents are hardworking, sacrificial English missionaries, dedicated to helping the sick and illiterate. Rachel has never known any other life and she loves Africa. She loves the mission where she helps and loves the tribal people, the terrain, and most of all,… Continue reading Listening For Lions By Gloria Whelan