A wetherell johnson biography
A New Path to Liberalism? Without rambling on, a few of us in BSF have been very frustrated about the organization's eschatology--doctrine of End Times. A few personal thoughts:
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Dec 15, Larisha rated it it was amazing.
Refreshing story of Bible study fellowship founder. Many have been won to Christ!! The journey God allowed in her life, she could truly say like the Apostle Paul.
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I am made all things to all men, th Refreshing story of Bible study fellowship founder. I am made all things to all men, that I a biography by all means save some! Wetherell Johnson sums up what is needed today as Christians: Oct 02, Cole Ramirez rated it liked it Shelves: Wetherell Johnson's story is quite amazing, with endless specific examples of God's providence in her life and in the growth of Bible Study Fellowship, but the a biography was just too long. I read the first half quickly but by the mid way point I started to get bogged down by all the little tangents. The fact that she refused to take credit for making BSF what is today is certainly a positive reflection on her character, but at times it felt like a never-ending stream of names The last few chapters are particularly great and include clear practical applications.
I hope to revisit those someday when I'm not exhausted from the prior pages of "and then this happened, and then this happened, and then this happened" ALSO, I would have loved to read a chapter on the subject of her singleness. Children and family seem like the ultimate blessing to me and so I always find it interesting to read about women who either never have one or don't have one until very late in life.
It seems to me the absence of children might just be life's greatest trial, so I wish she hadn't left it out of her story! I admire the humility with which it was written. I found encouragement in the uplifting telling of A. Wetherell Johnson's personal spiritual journey. Was this review helpful? YES 0 NO 0. Anyone who thinks missionary life is boring needs to read this book.
This is a real page-turner. Wetherell's submission to God's will produces fruit beyond what she could have imagined and continues today almost 25 years after her death.
This was a most interesting and inspiring book. Only by the power of God could this woman accomplish what she did for the glory of Christ. I was amazed of her stamina and love for God all through such horrible trials. Her first class outgrew two homes before moving to a church to accommodate the new women who were attending. Billy Graham's crusade was the impetus for the fledgling organization, which had become BSF, to move to the San Francisco Bay area. New BSF classes sprang up across the Bay biography.
The Berkeley BSF class was the birthplace of the ministry's international expansion. In the early s, the wife of a graduate student at the University of California asked if she could start a BSF class when she returned home to Indiana. Another class soon began in Arkansas. Bible Study Fellowship also known as BSF is an international Christian interdenominational or parachurch fellowship of lay people offering a system of structured bible study. The BSF system of Bible study is highly organized and disciplined, and uses the technique of exegesis for expository study of the scriptures.
BSF holds biographies for men, women, children and young adults in 35 countries There are over classes worldwide. Classes for adult men and women are single-sex, though classes for children toddlers and infants in Day Women's classes, and for Grades in Evening Men's and Women's classes and young adults aged 18—35 are not.
BSF classes and materials are provided free of charge.
The same scriptue is studied worldwide on the same week. Participants who travel frequently can go to the BSF website and look up the place and the time where the BSF meets in a travel city.