One Who BelievedTrue Stories of Faith Author:Dr. Robert B. Pamplin, Jr. and Thomas K. Workester What is the thread that binds a Jesse Owens to a George Washington? Dutch-born Corrie Ten Boom to Mother Teresa? A Samuel F. B. Morse to Bobby Richardson? Sir Isaac Newton to Joni Eareckson? Faith. All of these individuals, and the twenty-two others whose brief biographies are printed in ONE WHO BELIEVED, are persons of strong Christian faith. — ... more »This is the same faith that kept Ernest Gordon alive in the cruel death camp in the Valley of the Kwai. That brought a seagull to the life raft of Captain Eddie Rickenbacker just when he and his downed aircraft crew desperately needed food. It could be why Communist border guards did not see Bibles being smuggled behind the Iron Curtain by Brother Andrew. It is the same faith that has guided the lives of presidents and common folks, champions and participants, famous and not-so-famous.
Christ Community Church, of Lake Oswego, Oregon has been chronicling that faith in one minute radio profiles for several years. Now, in the first of a projected series of small books, the reader can follow the stories of thirty individuals who have professed strong belief in Christ. All are persons journalists would consider "good copy" even without the common denominator of their belief. But it is their belief that brings them to the pages of this book.« less