By Dan Nelson
A Burning and Shining Light is a accomplished, modern day biography of George Whitefield, the good Awakening Evangelist. Chronological in nature, its emphasis is on his commute, preaching, and effect on continents. Nelson's cause is to extend the reader’s knowing of Whitefield’s ministry to its impact at the present time, via bringing the reader into Whitefield’s period. The reader will become aware of the occasions of his lifestyles, partaking in Whitefield's ardour for ministry, in addition to his joys and sorrows. An review of Whitefield’s impression is given within the final chapters. The booklet is weighted down with references from different biographies and books approximately Whitefield. The biography regards the time within which he lived, evaluating it to state-of-the-art time, through comparing his inward motivations and impacts that made him one of many maximum preachers within the background of Christianity.
Readers who're attracted to early background of the yank colonies and the heritage of 1 of the best dramatic preachers of all time will take pleasure in this investigate what made evangelism what it truly is this present day. it really is attract pastors, scholars, and leaders who desire a brilliant version of perseverance and overcoming obstacles.
Students of evangelism can be intrigued through the starting place of powerful mass evangelism tools. Theologians and believers attracted to the fight among Calvinism and Arminianism will benefit from the historical past of this doctrinal controversy with Wesley.
The passive observer who understands not anything approximately Whitefield should be enlightened to a virtually incredible legacy of Whitefield’s effect on humans in an afternoon with such a lot of boundaries on shuttle, conversation, and growth. The effect is a legacy of 1 who rose out from small beginnings to go away a huge instance for others to follow.
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A Burning and Shining Light: The Testimony and Witness of George Whitefield by Dan Nelson