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Benge, Janet

Summary: When he became God's smuggler, Brother Andrew (1928-) was already familiar with risk. As a boy, the intrepid Andrew van der Bijl joined the Dutch Resistance against the Nazi occupation. As a young man, he fought eagerly in the Dutch East Indies -- until the horror of war turned the adventure seeker to a life of alcohol and desperation. Redeemed by God, the Dutchman became a daring messenger of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2013

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Benge, Janet

Summary: Whether masterminding strategy and fighting on the front lines to secure Allied victory in World War I and World War II or guiding war-torn nations to recovery in peacetime, five-star General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) faced every challenge with unwavering courage and resolve. The general began his honored army career by leading his fellow cadets at West Point and ultimately commanded all...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2013

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Benge, Janet

Summary: Once a kidnapped slave baby, George Washington Carver (1861 or 1864-1943) found freedom in learning everything he could about the world around him. Overcoming poverty and racism, George became a brilliant scientist and a gifted professor who dedicated his expertise to helping black farmers escape the devastating grip of poverty. George's scientific creativity knew no limits. His ingenious...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2013

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Benge, Janet

Summary: As a young girl growing up on the shores of Lake Washington, Betty Greene (1920-1997) had two passions: a love for Christ and a love of flying. As a young World War II WASP pilot, Betty dreamed of combining her two passions by using wings to serve God. Betty's dream became reality when she helped found the Mission Aviation Fellowship. Her faith-filled adventures and faithful service helped...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2014

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Benge, Janet

Summary: Flying soon captured Nate's (1923-1956) heart. His air-service ministry to isolated missionaries put him on a path of destiny that would ultimately end with a final airplane flight with four missionary friends to the "Palm Beach" landing strip in the jungles of Ecuador. The men's lives given that day not only opened a door to the gospel for the unreached "Aucas;" it has been said that possibly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2013

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Benge, Janet

Summary: Eric's (1902-1945) refusal earlier that week to run on Sunday in the Olympic 100-meter race had stunned the world. Now his incredible victory in the 400-meter race further strengthened his believe in God's promise, "He who honors Me, I will honor." Years later, Eric Liddell would be tested far beyond mere physical ability as a missionary to China. His character, perseverance, and endurance are...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2012

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Benge, Janet

Summary: One of the famous Doolittle Raiders who first attacked Japan after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Jacob DeShazer (1912-2008) knew this one-way mission was dangerous. Indeed, it led to his capture as a prisoner of war. Beaten, malnourished, and alone in his cell, Jacob was given a Bible -- and far away from home, this American soldier became a Christian.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2013

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Benge, Janet

Summary: Jim and Pete turned to see the Auca men, their deadly spears raised, running toward Nate, Ed, and Roger. Jim stood in the river, his hand on his pistol. Should he defend himself? He already knew the answer. Each man had promised the others that he would not save himself by killing those they had sought out in Jesus' name. Jim Elliot and his coworkers surrendered their lives in Ecuador's jungle,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2014

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Benge, Janet

Summary: Growing up in Massachusetts, longing to be a farmer like his father, John Adams (1735-1826) never imagined the vital role he would one day play in the transformation of the colonies into an independent American nation. As the injustices of British rule stirred up the colonists to revolution and independence, this rising young lawyer became an influential member of the Continental Congress and a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2012

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Benge, Janet.

Summary: Ida stamped her foot. Her friends were wrong. "I will not be a missionary to India like my parents!" she retorted. "Don't any of you say I will be, because I won't - never, ever, ever." Ida had never forgotten the faces of starving Indian children. She hated India - it was full of horrible situations she could do nothing about. Ida Scudder was sure she would never follow in the footsteps of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2016

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Benge, Janet

Summary: Suddenly, Corrie's ordered life was lost in the insanity of war. With bravery and compassion, her family and countless other Dutch citizens risked everything to extend God's hand to those innocents marked for certain execution in a world gone mad. Corrie ten Boom's (1892-1983) life of determination, faith, and forgiveness in the face of unimaginable brutality and hardship is a stunning...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2013

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Benge, Janet

Summary: With the heart of an explorer and the passion of an evangelist, David Livingstone (1813-1873) mapped vast, unexplored areas of Africa, sharing the gospel with whomever he encountered. His stamina, perseverance, and dogged determination created the legacy of a trailblazing explorer with an undying hunger to make Christ known wherever his steps led him. David Livingstone's captivating adventures...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2014

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Benge, Janet

Summary: It was totally dark. The lights in the city were turned off, and there were no street lamps, no neon signs, and no extra glow in shop windows. Klaus noticed that theirs was the only car on the road. How would they slip by the checkpoint? Klaus glanced at his wife Tina, whose eyes were shut in prayer. Suddenly he heard a thunderous crash, then saw a bright flash of light. Klaus-Dieter John...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2016

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Benge, Janet

Summary: Aboard the Aquitania, Rachel became aware of something strange happening to her. It was as if she were not on the deck of the ship anymore but was instead in a jungle clearing, looking at a group of brown-skinned, half-naked people. The people beckoned for her to come. Suddenly the scene vanished, and Rachel fell to her knees and prayed. When young Rachel Saint surrendered her life to God, she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2016

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Benge, Janet.

Summary: Billy boarded the train to Minneapolis. He had come to Los Angeles months before as a small-time preacher. Now he was leaving as one of the most recognized Christians in the country. It was not what Billy had sought; he'd just been open for God to use. Billy wondered if this would be the peak of his fame or if something bigger was about to happen. The oldest son of dairy farmers from Charlotte,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2015

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Tvedten, Benet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 255.1 TVE

Summary: Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY DEVI

Brandreth, Benet

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Venice, 1586.William Shakespeare is disguised as a steward to the English Ambassador. He and his actor friends, Oldcastle and Hemming, possess a deadly secret: the names of the Catholic spies in England who seek to destroy Queen Elizabeth. Before long the Popes agents begin to close in on them, so fleeing the city is the players only option.In Verona, Aemelia, the daughter of a Duke, is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA