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Wiliam Penn: Liberty and Justice for All
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Wiliam Penn: Liberty and Justice for All

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Narrated by Benge, Janet

With the favor William's father enjoyed in Britain's royal court, all William had to do was show himself to be a faithful royalist, and wealth and privilege would be his. Instead he chose to follow his conscience--to expulsion from university, disinheritance, imprisonment, and the threat of death. In a world where freedoms were subject to the whims o… Read more…

Samuel Zwemer: The Burden of Arabia
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William Bradford: Plymouth's Rock
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William Bradford: Plymouth's Rock

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Narrated by Benge, Janet

William shivered and his teeth chattered. Out on the water it was bone-chillingly cold. He could no longer feel his toes, and the spray splashing over the side of the shallop left a glaze of ice on his jacket. If the cold kept up much longer, William feared that the weather might accomplish what the Indians had tried to do—kill them all. Growing up in … Read more…

Wilfred Grenfell: Fisher of Men
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Wilfred Grenfell: Fisher of Men

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Narrated by Benge, Janet

The icy Arctic cold stabbed at Wilfred's fingers and toes. A howling wind was pushing the ice pan he was stranded on out to sea - and with it hope of rescue. His clothed, soaked when his dogsled fell through the ice, were now frozen. Lying near his sled dog for warmth, Wilfred fought off sleep, knowing he might never wake up.   Adventurous Wilf… Read more…

Thomas Edison: Inspiration and Hard Work
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Thomas Edison: Inspiration and Hard Work

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Narrated by Benge, Janet

Questions. Questions. Questions. That was how Tom worked--always thinking, always asking questions, until he arrived at a deep understanding or insight that he could use to develop some new invention. As far back as he could remember, Tom had always been asking questions, even as a small boy back in Milan, Ohio. With only three months of formal education, Th… Read more…

Isobel Kuhn: On the Roof of the World
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Isobel Kuhn: On the Roof of the World

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Narrated by Benge, Janet

A fellow missionary had said, “When you get to China, all the scum of your nature will rise to the top.” It surely had, mused Belle. The food, the fleas, the filth, the exhausting mountain paths, and so many other transitions to missionary life had tested her. But Belle had stayed at her post, and she was so glad that she had.As a fourteen-year-o… Read more…

Meriwether Lewis: Off the Edge of the Map
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Meriwether Lewis: Off the Edge of the Map

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Narrated by Benge, Janet

Despite warnings that they would all be drowned, the men of the Lewis and Clark expedition paddled toward the ferocious rapids. Sucked into the tempest, their canoes pitched and rolled in the thrashing water and thumped over jagged rocks, but the men kept paddling. They would get to the Pacific Ocean or die trying. Meriwether Lewis had been commissioned by P… Read more…

Davy Crockett: Ever Westward
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Davy Crockett: Ever Westward

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Narrated by Benge, Janet

Growing up in Greene County, Tennessee, Davy Crockett was educated through the toil of hard labor. Working as a farm hand and wagon driver, he learned about the people and the land of the West—and he was captivated. The untamed wilderness, the sound of wild animals, and the roar of the river would be his destiny.One of America’s best-known folk h… Read more…

Mildred Cable: Through the Jade Gate
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Mildred Cable: Through the Jade Gate

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Narrated by Benge, Janet

Missionary trio Mildred Cable and Evangeline and Franscesca French were the first Englishwomen to cross the infamous Gobi Desert, living for years among the diverse peoples of northwestern China in places few Europeans ever reached. Educated and rich, Mildred Cable once planned to be a concert pianist. Instead she served the people of China through wars and … Read more…

Ernest Shackleton: Going South
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Ernest Shackleton: Going South

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Narrated by Benge, Janet

In the gloom of the ship’s oil lights, Ernest saw that the blizzard had broken up the ice plain. Huge, jagged ice slabs jutted into the air around the Endurance, jostling and scraping together. Great drifts of windblown snow had piled up behind them. Alone in the polar darkness, on a ship coated and locked in ice, the explorers waited. As adventurers f… Read more…

Loren Cunningham: Into All the World
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Loren Cunningham: Into All the World

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Narrated by Benge, Janet

Ever since he was a young boy dreaming of writing "God Is Love" on the moon so that all the world's people could see it, Loren Cunningham has committed his life to reaching the whole world with the Good News of Jesus Christ, ministering in every nation on earth.   Through his unswerving belief that nothing is impossible for God, Loren's … Read more…

Elizabeth Fry: Angel of Newgate
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Elizabeth Fry: Angel of Newgate

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Narrated by Benge, Janet

Betsy felt her heart lurch. Just over a mile from where she stood, women and children existed in conditions more deplorable than the slums she routinely visited. Why hadn't she investigated this before? Without a second thought, she said, "Something must be done immediately for those poor, suffering children. I will go to them tomorrow." Exposed … Read more…


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