"Waiting on God is difficult. We have not been promised a smooth voyage, but God does promise us a safe landing. . . . We want to comfortably rest on placid waters . . . but, we are called to bitter trials. . . . Patience means waiting. How do we wait? Patience is not a do-nothing policy. Especially when we are passing through hard places. . . ." In Faith in the Fire, civil rights activist and social-justice pioneer Dr. Gardner Taylor shares the inspirational wisdom gained throughout his extraordinary career as one of America’s most legendary and beloved preachers. The treasures collected here will inspire readers to pause and reflect on their lives and faith. Contained in this volume are Dr. Taylor’s observations, reflections, and teachings on subjects ranging from fear and faith to politics and integrity to wisdom and laughter. Each chapter’s eloquent messages have been selected to engage readers and support their deeper spiritual inquiry. CD NOT INCLUDED.
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About the Author
Dr. Gardner C. Taylor, co-founder of the Progressive National Baptist Convention with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., has been called one of the best preachers in America and one of 12 greatest preachers in the English-speaking world by Newsweek. At age 30, he became the pastor of Concord Baptist Church—and nearly 13,000 people joined during his tenure. Dr. Taylor has preached around the globe, holds over 100 honorary degrees and countless awards, and has taught at the country’s most esteemed institutions and divinity schools. Leadership, Christian Century, Time, Newsweek, Christianity Today, The New York Times, Newsday, and Ebony have recognized his contributions. In 2000, Dr. Taylor received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, presented by President William Jefferson Clinton.