John Pollock vividly portrays George Whitefield and his times - George's long search for peace with God, his joy at being forgiven and justified through Christ's atoning death and then his enthuisatic sharing of the gospel. Often facing misunderstanding and even oppoistion from the established Church, he started to preach in the open air, beginning among the mining community and those who wouldn't normally come into Church. The story is told of how God worked in a remarkable way through George in Britain and also in the Colonies of America. Travelling many miles by horseback, crossing atlantic on countless occassion, sometimes experiencing illness and fatigue, countless people were drawn to Christ through this man - the "Billy Graham" of his time - Come and catch the drama and also the passion and commitment George Whitefield had for the gospel.
John Pollock, an awardwinning biographer has a flair for telling a dramatic story. He has used this talent to write many biographies including D.L. Moody and Major General Sir Henry Havelock.
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History Makers (Christian Focus)