The Book of Missionary Heroes

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(4.3 stars; 28 reviews)

Through the centuries, the world has been witness to an unbroken trail of heroes--men and women who braved privation, danger, and death to bring the light of Jesus Christ to the darkest corners of the earth. Some are well known, others long forgotten, but all belong to the same indomitable band of torch-bearers. Join a few of these heroes as they face cannibals, battle slave traders, and care for sick enemies, always with one mission at the forefront--to serve their Lord and bring others into His light. (Summary by BookAngel7) (7 hr 1 min)


Prologue The Relay Race 8:58 Read by BookAngel7
Book One: THE PIONEERS Chapter 1 The Hero of the Long Trail (St. Paul) 13:26 Read by Teresa Bauman
Chapter 2 The Men on the Shingle Beach (Wilfrid of Sussex) 8:58 Read by Kingof192
Chapter 3 The Knight of a New Crusade (Raymond Lull) 17:02 Read by Kingof192
Chapter 4 Francis Cœur-de-Lion (St. Francis of Assisi) 28:08 Read by Betsy Cooley
Book Two: THE ISLAND ADVENTURERS Chapter 5 The Adventurous Ship (The Duff) 9:30 Read by fiddlesticks
Chapter 6 The Island Beacon Fires (Papeiha) 14:12 Read by Charfance
Chapter 7 The Daybreak Call (John Williams) 10:05 Read by Larry Wilson
Chapter 8 Kapiolani, the Heroine of Hawaii (Kapiolani) 9:41 Read by David Olson
Chapter 9 The Canoe of Adventure (Elikana 19:14 Read by Maggie Travers
Chapter 10 The Arrows of Santa Cruz (Patteson) 9:15 Read by Greg Giordano
Chapter 11 Five Knots in a Palm Leaf (Patteson) 9:32 Read by Greg Giordano
Chapter 12 The Boy of the Adventurous Heart (Chalmers) 9:06 Read by Emie09
Chapter 13 The Scout of Papua (Chalmers) 12:14 Read by Adele de Pignerolles
Chapter 14 A South Sea Samaritan (Ruatoka) 6:40 Read by fiddlesticks
Book Three: THE PATHFINDERS OF AFRICA Chapter 15 The Man Who Would Go On (Livin… 9:26 Read by Greg Giordano
Chapter 16 A Black Prince of Africa (Khama) 18:12 Read by Adele de Pignerolles
Chapter 17 The Knight of the Slave Girls (George Grenfel) 14:14 Read by Bria Snow
Chapter 18 "A Man Who Can Turn His Hand to Anything" (Mackay) 11:02 Read by Greg Giordano
Chapter 19 The Roadmaker (Mackay) 14:15 Read by David Olson
Chapter 20 Fighting the Slave Trade (Mackay) 21:07 Read by Adele de Pignerolles
Chapter 21 The Black Apostle of the Lonely Lake (Shomolakae) 14:56 Read by Larry Wilson
Chapter 22 The Woman Who Conquered Cannibals (Mary Slessor) 20:21 Read by Vanessa Cooley
Book Four: HEROINES AND HEROES OF PLATEAU AND DESERT Chapter 23 Sons of the Des… 19:19 Read by Dave Harrell
Chapter 24 A Race Against Time (Henry Martyn) 20:46 Read by Dave Harrell
Chapter 25 The Moses of the Assyrians (Dr. Shedd) 21:01 Read by Dave Harrell
Chapter 26 An American Nurse in the Great War (E.D. Cushman) 15:03 Read by L. Christopherson
Chapter 27 On the Desert Camel Trail (Archibald Forder 19:49 Read by Brad Christian
Chapter 28 The Friend of the Arab (Archibald Forder 15:47 Read by Brad Christian



(3.5 stars)

I enjoyed some of the stories better than others, but it was worth my time to listen to the stories of the faithfulness of God to use surrendered life after surrendered life to accomplish His eternal purpose.

(5 stars)

It is very inspiring. It keeps your attention. It is quite amazing what these people have gone through for the cause of Christ.

(4 stars)

Very interesting, informative, and inspirational. Most of the readers were quite good. The enemy that was active then is still active today.

(5 stars)

really enjoyable, interesting. The writing is easily understood despite its unusual varied subjects. reader is excellent