Biographical - Olive Tree Bible Software

This Week's Sale - Save Up to 60%!

Biographical

For the Olive Tree Bible App

Wrestling with an Angel: A Story of Love, Disability and the Lessons of Grace

Wrestling with an Angel: A Story of Love, Disability and the Lessons of Grace

by Greg Lucas

It sounded at first like something out of an old horror movie. I thought maybe someone was just playing around, but then I heard it again and again, a loud piercing cry, and less like Hollywood every time. The windows were down in my police cruiser on that warm fall day, but I still couldn’t tell where the sounds came from. I began looking around for the u… Read more…

Keeper of the Great Seal of Heaven: Sealing of the Spirit in the Life and Thought of John Flavel

Keeper of the Great Seal of Heaven: Sealing of the Spirit in the Life and Thought of John Flavel

by Adam Embry

Puritan pastors of the seventeenth century were true physicians of the soul, and this is made readily apparent in Adam Embry’s study of John Flavel. In Keeper of the Great Seal of Heaven, Embry shows the prominent themes of heavenly mindedness and the work of the Holy Spirit in Flavel’s life and pastoral ministry. He goes on to evaluate Flavel’s teachi… Read more…

An Honest and Well-Experienced Heart: The Piety of John Flavel

An Honest and Well-Experienced Heart: The Piety of John Flavel

by Adam Embry

“An Honest, Well-Experienced Heart” introduces us to the life and writings of Puritan preacher and author John Flavel (1627–1691). In his brief, introductory biography, Adam Embry discusses Flavel’s background, ministry, and theology of keeping the heart, which, for Flavel, “is the great business of a Christian’s life.” Centuries ago, Flavel wr… Read more…

A Consuming Fire: The Piety of Alexander Whyte

A Consuming Fire: The Piety of Alexander Whyte

by Michael A. G. Haykin

Michael A. G. Haykin provides an excellent primer on Reformed Evangelical spirituality by opening a window to the life and work of Alexander Whyte. Haykin's biographical essay introduces the reader to Whyte and to the high premium he placed on vibrant Christianity. The remainder of the book presents 28 selections from various written works by Whyte that … Read more…

Riots, Revolution, and the Scottish Covenanters

Riots, Revolution, and the Scottish Covenanters

by L. Charles Jackson

Coauthor of the famous Scottish National Covenant, moderator of the Glasgow General Assembly that defied King Charles I, and member of the Westminster Assembly, Alexander Henderson (1583–1646) led Scotland during the tumultuous period of the British Revolutions. He influenced Scotland as a Covenanter, preacher, presbyterian, and pamphleteer and earned an i… Read more…

A Sweet Flame: Piety in the Letters of Jonathan Edwards

A Sweet Flame: Piety in the Letters of Jonathan Edwards

by Michael A. G. Haykin

A Sweet Flame introduces readers to the piety of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). Dr. Haykin’s biographical sketch of Edwards captures the importance the New England minister placed on Scripture, family piety, and the church’s reliance upon God. The remainder of the book presents 26 selections from various letters written by Edwards, two written by family m… Read more…

Seven Men

Seven Men

by Eric Metaxas

In Seven Men, New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas presents seven exquisitely crafted short portraits of widely known—but not well understood—Christian men, each of whom uniquely showcases a commitment to live by certain virtues in the truth of the gospel.Written in a beautiful and engaging style, Seven Men addr… Read more…

$14.99
$8.99
Add to Cart
Opposite of Certainty

Opposite of Certainty

by Janine Reid and Janine Urbaniak Reid

“Brilliant, rich...breathtakingly honest and sometimes very funny.” —Anne Lamott“I loved this book.”­—Glennon Doyle“Extraordinary.” —Caroline Leavitt“Observant and warm...the finest company.”—Kelly Corrigan“A beautiful sucker punch, like life.“—Ron Fournie… Read more…

When I Wished upon a Star

When I Wished upon a Star

by Brandon Lane Phillips and Jeremy James Miller

Growing up as a patient with congenital heart disease, Brandon Lane Phillips often felt alone. He knew no one else who had his heart condition and believed no one understood his condition.  Brandon believed he would die young. Like many congenital heart patients, he wondered if he would have a long life. It is only natural to question one’s mortal… Read more…

Unplanned

Unplanned

by Cindy Lambert and Abby Johnson

Retailers Choice Award winner, 2012Abby Johnson quit her job in October 2009. That simple act became a national news story because Abby was the director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Texas who, after participating in her first actual abortion procedure, walked across the road to join the Coalition for Life. Unplanned is a heartstopping personal drama of … Read more…

Billy

Billy

by William Paul McKay and Ken Abraham

The remarkable true story of a young Billy Graham and his best friend who walked away from the faith. We all know how the story ends but how did it begin? Before he became a household name, and America's Pastor, he was simply known as Billy.  When he wasn't playing baseball, he was discovering his love for Christian ministry.  His best… Read more…

$9.99
$2.99
Add to Cart
Falling Into Heaven: A Skydiver's Gripping Account of Heaven, Healings and Miracles

Falling Into Heaven: A Skydiver's Gripping Account of Heaven, Healings and Miracles

by Mickey Robinson

Falling into Heaven is the true story of how a young skydivers life was changed when a fiery plane crash melted his face and mutilated his body. Miraculous healing and a spiritual adventure of a new life on earth followed this near death experience. Falling into Heaven is not just about a burned man getting better. It is about a dead man coming to life!… Read more…


(Number of titles: 844)