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Grace, Grit & Gumption

Spirtual Revival in South Wales

Geraint Fielder
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John Pugh, railway worker, Seth Joshua, donkey driver, fighter and Frank Joshua, teacher were all converted in the Welsh valleys. Pugh became a dedicated pastor who planted and grew several large churches before becoming involved in the 'Forward Movement'. The Joshua brothers had independently, and with no training, started a venture of their own which saw great growth amongst the English language dominated industrial areas. It became the sort of pilot scheme that Pugh was looking for and they joined forces.

The title of the book is taken from Pugh's plan to reach the unchurched industrial wasteland of Splott, next to Cardiff. He advertised the fact that he wanted 'To secure men of GRACE, GRIT AND GUMPTION' for the work.

Geraint Fielder

About Geraint Fielder

Geraint Fielder(1935-2016) was an experienced broadcaster on Radio Wales, Radio 2 and Radio 4. He was also a missionary and former minister at Highfields Church in Cardiff.

Specifications

  • Author: Geraint Fielder
  • Release Date: March 2004
  • Pages: 240
  • Format: Large trade paperback
  • Dimensions: 216 x 138
  • ISBN: 9781857925005
  • Imprint: Christian Focus
  • Category: History & Biography > Biography > Autobiography

Endorsements

This thrilling story is well told. The author has captured the different characteristics of the three leaders. They were different, yet one in their boundless energy, capacity for friendship and zeal for the gospel. It is a challenging book. It should rekindle our evangelistic spirit and help us to think of appropriate evangelistic methods.

Rutherford Journal of Church and Ministry

Grace Grit and Gumption is an eloquent tribute to three men whose preaching led to the founding of the "Forward Movement", and evangelical movement that profoundly affected Welsh society in the twentieth century. Incidentally, it was that movement's appeal for evangelists that Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones responded to positively in 1927 and which took him to Aberavon.

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