Elizabeth Welch faced exile in France and the dangers of an invading army. Mary Slessor tries to stop the evil practices among an African tribe. Mildred Cable travels thousands of miles and faces hardship and danger in China in order to share the Gospel with the Chinese people. Gladys Aylward rescues a hundred Chinese children from the invading Japanese army and sets off with them through the mountains. Ruth risks travelling to a new country in search of food and finds romance. Abigail puts up with a difficult husband and provides food for the future king. These women were all willing to take risks. They faced danger and difficulties. Some faced great hardship because of what they believed in. While reading their exciting stories you will learn about why they did what they did and who it was who helped them. With extra devotional features this book will help young readers to discover the excitement of a Christian life as well as the cost.
About Linda Finlayson
Linda Finlayson is an author who writes biographies and church history books for children. She has also contributed to several other books and magazines, and has spoken in schools. She works part time as the administrative assistant at her church, Cornerstone Orthodox Presbyterian Church. She lives in the Philadelphia area with her husband, Sandy Finlayson, author, librarian and professor at Westminster Theological Seminary. They have one son.