From ashes to glory : a dramatised life of CT Studd, cricketer and missionary / by David Malcolm Bennett.

By: Bennett, David Malcolm, 1942- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Capalaba, Qld : Even Before Publishing, a division of Wombat Books, [2014]Copyright date: ©2014Description: vi, 232 pages ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781921632761 Subject(s): Studd, C. T. (Charles Thomas), 1860-1931 | Cricket players -- Great Britain -- Biography | Missionaries -- Biography | Christian biography -- Great BritainSummary: CT (Charlie) Studd was a cricketer of the highest class. He played in the famed Test Match between England and Australia in 1882 that began the legend of the Ashes. 'From ashes to glory' tells the story of this remarkable, dedicated man, and contains an authentic account of the 1882 Ashes Test, with all its drama. At the peak of his fame Studd retired from cricket to serve as a missionary in China. In 1885 he was one of seven men of wealth and privilege ('The Cambridge Seven'), who shocked the nation, by giving up everything to take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the Chinese. While there he suffered much, but saw many people come to Christ. He later spent six years as a missionary in India, where he opened a school which is still serving the community today. In 1913 he went to Central Africa and became the founder of the mission organisation WEC International, which today has about 1,800 workers in 50 countries.
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CT (Charlie) Studd was a cricketer of the highest class. He played in the famed Test Match between England and Australia in 1882 that began the legend of the Ashes. 'From ashes to glory' tells the story of this remarkable, dedicated man, and contains an authentic account of the 1882 Ashes Test, with all its drama. At the peak of his fame Studd retired from cricket to serve as a missionary in China. In 1885 he was one of seven men of wealth and privilege ('The Cambridge Seven'), who shocked the nation, by giving up everything to take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the Chinese. While there he suffered much, but saw many people come to Christ. He later spent six years as a missionary in India, where he opened a school which is still serving the community today. In 1913 he went to Central Africa and became the founder of the mission organisation WEC International, which today has about 1,800 workers in 50 countries.

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