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Andrew van der Bijl (1928–2022)

Autor/a de God's smuggler

Andrew van der Bijl és Brother Andrew (1). Per altres autors anomenats Brother Andrew, vegeu la pàgina de desambiguació.

41+ obres 5,563 Membres 51 Ressenyes

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Obres de Andrew van der Bijl

God's smuggler (1967) 3,243 exemplars, 33 ressenyes
The Calling: A Challenge to Walk the Narrow Road (1996) 261 exemplars, 1 ressenya
And God Changed His Mind (1990) 143 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The ethics of smuggling (1974) 115 exemplars
God's Call (2002) 99 exemplars
For the Love of My Brothers (1998) 86 exemplars
Battle for Africa (1977) 75 exemplars
Is Life So Dear? (1985) 53 exemplars
A Time for Heroes (1988) 51 exemplars
Building in a Broken World (1981) 48 exemplars
Prayer: The Real Battle (2010) 37 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Prayer Works (2006) 29 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Unlock Your Hidden Prayer Power (1987) 18 exemplars
Destined to suffer? (1979) 10 exemplars
No Guts, No Glory! (2013) 9 exemplars
Exodus 1 exemplars
Chrétiens de l'ombre (2008) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Vanya (1974) — Pròleg — 281 exemplars, 4 ressenyes


Coneixement comú

Nom normalitzat
van der Bijl, Andrew
Nom oficial
van der Bijl, Andrew
Altres noms
van der Bijl, Anne
Brother Andrew
Data de naixement
Data de defunció
Lloc de naixement
Sint Pancras, Netherlands
Llocs de residència
Sint Pancras, Netherlands
Bible Training Institute
Open Doors
Biografia breu
Andrew van der Bijl (1928-2022), known in English-speaking countries as Brother Andrew, is a Christian missionary famous for his exploits smuggling Bibles to communist countries in the height of the Cold War, a feat that has earned him the nickname "God's smuggler". Brother Andrew studied at the Bible Training Institute (now the International Christian College) in Glasgow, England. Brother Andrew was born in Sint Pancras, the Netherlands, and was the fourth of seven children to a poor, near deaf blacksmith.



How one man came face to face with the living God and how this encounter changed his life forever. True account of secret missionary activity behind the Iron Curtain.
ImmanuelPPLibrary | Hi ha 32 ressenyes més | May 28, 2024 |
Brother Andrew is the well-known Dutch author of God's Smuggler. What is less well known is that he has spent much of the last few years travelling in the Middle East. The majority of this easy to read and yet challenging book recounts the story of converts to Christianity in a Muslim country. Although fictional, the story is based on real-life situations known to the authors and makes sobering reading as they recount the challenges, persecution and eventual martyrdom faced by these faithful believers. Remarkably after such an account the message of the remainder of the book is not that Christians should fear Muslims or be resentful, but rather it is a challenge to a good jihad" that would bring hope to the Muslim world. Andrew presents four challenges to the church today: "to love all Muslims by giving them the Good News, to forgive when we are attacked, to live lives totally committed to Jesus Christ, and to engage in the real war - the spiritual war". He suggests that the only hope for the world is if millions of Christians learn to love Muslims with Christ's love. This will certainly be costly but he challenges Christians to pray - "and pay the price."… (més)
drrichmccallum | Hi ha 8 ressenyes més | Jul 27, 2023 |
This is the story of an ordinary Dutch man who went undercover for God. He smuggled Bibles into the most closed and dangerous countries of the world, risking his life over and over again. His life of faith and surrender is such a testimony and inspiration.
phoovermt | Hi ha 32 ressenyes més | May 11, 2023 |
This is a stunningly inspirational look at how God can change one person's life and redeem them from higher purposes. There are no punches pulled in this book, from Brother Andrew's backstory to the current ministry of Open Doors, and it is wonderful. The first half is a refreshing look at how not even Christians are perfect and how broken lives can be repurposed. The second half, with the Bible smuggling, is a mix of adventure and real emotion. This is a beautiful book that I would encourage every Christian to read at least once.… (més)
worddragon | Hi ha 32 ressenyes més | Mar 2, 2022 |



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