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50 People Every Christian Should Know: Learning from Spiritual Giants of the Faith
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50 People Every Christian Should Know: Learning from Spiritual Giants of the Faith


Baker 2009

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We all need inspiration to lead lives that honor God. When our faith is weak or the pressures of the world seem overwhelming, remembering the great men and women of the past can inspire us to renewed strength and purpose. Our spiritual struggles are not new, and the stories of those who have gone before can help lead the way to our own victories.

50 People Every Christian Should Know gives a glimpse into the lives of such people as:

Combining the stories of 50 of these faithful men and women, beloved author Warren W. Wiersbe offers you insight and encouragement for life’s uncertain journey. This book combines Wiersbe’s Living with the Giants and Victorious Christians You Should Know, plus a new preface and two new biographies.

In the Logos edition, 50 People Every Christian Should Know: Learning from Spiritual Giants of the Faith is enhanced by amazing functionality. Scripture citations link directly to English translations, and important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Key Features

  • Contains inspiration to renew strength and purpose
  • Offers the opportunity to get to know Christian leaders
  • Includes 50 different biographies of influential Christians throughout history


  • Katherine von Bora (1499–1552)
  • Samuel Rutherford (1600–1661)
  • Matthew Henry (1662–1714)
  • Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758)
  • George Whitefield (1714–1770)
  • Charles Simeon (1759–1836)
  • Christmas Evans (1766–1838)
  • John Henry Newman (1801–1890)
  • Richard Trench (1807–1886)
  • Andrew Bonar (1810–1892)
  • Robert Murray McCheyne (1813–1843)
  • F. W. Robertson (1816–1853)
  • John Charles Ryle (1816–1900)
  • Fanny Crosby (1820–1915)
  • Alexander Maclaren (1826–1910)
  • J. B. Lightfoot (1828–1889)
  • R. W. Dale (1829–1895)
  • Joseph Parker (1830–1902)
  • J. Hudson Taylor (1832–1905)
  • Charles H. Spurgeon (1834–1892)
  • Phillips Brooks (1835–1893)
  • Frances Ridley Havergal (1836–1879)
  • Alexander Whyte (1836–1921)
  • Dwight L. Moody (1837–1899)
  • George Matheson (1842–1906)
  • C. I. Scofield (1843–1921)
  • F. B. Meyer (1847–1929)
  • W. Robertson Nicoll (1851–1923)
  • Henry Drummond (1851–1897)
  • R. A. Torrey (1856–1928)
  • And many more . . .

Product Details

  • Title: 50 People Every Christian Should Know: Learning from Spiritual Giants of the Faith
  • Authors: Warren W. Wiersbe
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 400

About Warren W. Wiersbe

Warren W. Wiersbe, the “pastor’s pastor,” is a noted scholar and theologian. He is the author or editor of more than 160 books; he is most-known for his popular “Be” Series. Wiersbe has served as a director of The Literature Division for Youth for Christ International; speaker on the Songs in the Night radio program; professor of practical theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; chairman of the board of the Slavic Gospel Association; writer in residence at Cornerstone University; and distinguished professor of preaching at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Today his primary ministry is serving others through writing.