Do the little things we do and say really make a difference in the lives of others? Some Men Are Our Heroes answers this question with a resounding "yes" as eight accomplished Christian women tell the stories of the men in their lives who helped them achieve remarkable things for God's kingdom. These touching stories of women from around the world and the fathers, husbands, brothers, pastors, colleagues, and friends who encouraged, strengthened, and challenged them along their life journeys will warm the hearts of women and men alike.
About the Author
KeumJu Jewel Hyun is Adjunct Professor of Bakke Graduate University, Seattle, Washington and founder and President of Matthew 28 Ministries, Inc., a nonprofit organization that seeks to train pastors and church leaders and to develop Christian women's leadership in Kenya. She and her husband, Gene, have two adult children and four grandchildren.
Cynthia Davis Lathrop attended Western Connecticut State University and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She is a deacon at the Christian Pentecostal Church of Newton, Massachusetts. She is married to John P. Lathrop, and they have five adult children and three grandchildren.
Table of Contents
Foreword Alice P. Mathews ix
Preface William David Spencer xiii
1 Men of Excellence and Women of Endurance Bring Honor to God KeumJu Jewel Hyun 1
2 Special Men in the Life of a Congolese Professor Médine Moussounga Keener 9
3 Men Who Have Greatly Influenced My Life Judy W. Mbugua 26
4 Under the Mango Tree: A Missionary's Story Nancy Hudson 36
5 Who I Am: A Racing Car Driver Becomes a Globetrotting Professor Gwendolyn Joy Dewey 45
6 A Tribute to Those Who Helped Me Find My True Calling Elke Werner 59
7 Reflecting God's Image: A Father's Significance Cynthia Davis Lathrop 68
8 On Rising Up Above the Refugee Tent Keumlu Jewel Hyun 76
9 How a Man Can Help His Wife Become the Person God Intended Aída Besançon Spencer 89
10 Conclusion Keumlu Jewel Hyun Cynthia Davis Lathrop 100
Afterword John P.Lathrop 103
Appendix William David Spencer 110