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Three Latest Amazon book reviews on God’s Firestarters

The latest three Amazon book reviews of our new book God’s Firestarters

Peter Haigh

5.0 out of 5 stars Faith through history
Reviewed in Canada on October 22, 2021
If you are a history buff; this is intriguing, if a person of faith; encouraging. A very enjoyable quick, read.Jean B.

5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome Book!!!
Reviewed in Canada on October 22, 2021
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I found this book to be an honest reflection on the actions of famous past Christians who did great things for the Kingdom of God. It shows very clearly how each past saint had major flaws and how God used them anyway to great and wonderful things. As a result, it is also extremely encouraging for Christians who want to do great things as it is quite clear God can use them despite their flaws.Rev. Ken Harding

5.0 out of 5 stars The Rev’d Dr. Ed Hird — a priest of whom Chaucer would approve (see Canterbury Tales- The Parson)
Reviewed in Canada on October 23, 2021
Ed and Janice walked the talk long before Ed started to write about it. Their series of books offer tested insights into living with discipline in the light of Scripture amidst a world that often prefers the camouflage of shifting shadows.

This book offers brief, well researched and documented stories of 20 Christians who withstood the political and social pressures of their times to not only walk in the light and life of Scripture and their faith, but to bring hope and encouragement, sometimes even transformation to the lives of others; and unlike many books offering encouragement to readers, Ed and Janice have put their insights into a truly timeless format.

“God’s Firestarters” can easily be read individually for information, insight, and encouragement, or it can readily and profitably be used in a book club or study group for inspiration and education. The questions at the end of the book are hardly complete or exhaustive, but leaders of a book club or study group can easily springboard off them to stimulating and valuable discussion.

HOWEVER, the most beneficial use of the book, and the one that would bring the most fulfillment to readers, would be for them to find a way to bring some practical application of what they’ve read to the life of their own wider community in a manner that spreads the hope of the Gospel, or lovingly and compassionately brings the light of Scripture into the confusing shadows their world.

I warmly commend this book to all.

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Three Amazon book reviews

Amazon book reviews of our new book God’s Firestarters

5.0 out of 5 stars

The incredible history of God using people in His Church!!

Reviewed in Canada on October 22, 2021

10 years ago I was diagnosed with a terminal blood cancer diagnosis and it was people like Ed and Janice Hird that anointed me with oil and prayed healing in Jesus name over me. To the Glory of God I am now a marathon runner. Reading these stories of incredible miracles it gives me courage that God did heal, can heal and still will today! Well done Dr. Hird on this book! It is a page turner… —Denise

5.0 out of 5 stars

Remarkable People

Reviewed in Canada on October 21, 2021

All of these people are shown to be ordinary people who God used in remarkable ways.

Very easy to read. And very interesting. Makes the reader ask…”How is the Lord using me in His ongoing mission to the World He loves so much! —Don

5.0 out of 5 stars

Delightful and Succinct Portraits

Reviewed in Canada on October 22, 2021

These delightful and succinct portraits of inspired Christian leadership give a window into their private lives and into how they were shaped by the challenges of their times.

Bishop Ron Ferris, Assisting Bishop, Anglican Network in Canada

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Angela Greenig on God’s Firestarters

Here is a new endorsement of our book God’s Firestarters from author Angela Greenig:
“Dr. Ed and Janice Hird have heard the heartbeat of many parents and other people struggling. In this book, you’re given tools with a lifeline that will give hope. This book will bring the Fires and Winds of the Lord into your families’ revival! You will learn to never give up. This is a must-read for everyone. Thank you, Dr. Ed and Janice, for listening to the Father’s heart and being a voice.
This book God’s Firestarters is a game-changer. The family has never been under such attack.
Right now, parents need to be able to rise up in the next hour but they need to be equipped. That’s what this book is all about: ‘releasing Revival into yourself, your family, and the world.’ Thank you for listening to the Father’s heartbeat in the cry to be restored and set free.
I Pray that God’s Firestarters book becomes explosive.”
Angela Greenig
Angela Greenig Ministries

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Join us for prayer

Here is the recording of our All Saints service from Sunday, the 10th October 2021. This was our Harvest Thanksgiving Service. You can find the service by clicking on this link.
I also want to remind you that we have made a commitment to pray every night at the church beginning at 7:00pm. We’re going to pray and fast until God tells us to stop. You are welcome to join us any night at the church for prayer.
The location is 12268 Beecher Street Crescent Beach, Surrey BC
Stay vigilant and prayerful. Love each other and keep Jesus at the centre of everything you do.
Blessings on all you do.
The peace of our Lord,
Peter Klenner
Bishop and Pastor
All Saints Community Church, Crescent Beach

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Robert’s Liardon Foreword

Foreword by Roberts Liardon, author of God’s Generals, for our new book God’s Firestarters, now available in Amazon in both eBook and print
“Each of us are alive at a specific time for a specific purpose — not born by accident or by mere physical choice. We are born when God decides that this is our time to live and do a specific work on the earth.
The range and variety of all our individual assignments is greater than our natural minds can comprehend. But this one common factor we can be assured of: God is always seeking for a man or woman to do His will and help change the heart of man.
That’s what makes Ed and Janice Hird’s book God’s Firestarters so compelling. Within these pages, you’ll find 20 unique journeys, spanning six centuries, of individuals who powerfully fit that description.
These men and women, along with their families, forged through a wide range of challenges and hardships together without giving up. Each in his or her own way helped bring the fire of God’s truth to hungry hearts and to places barren of a move of His Spirit. Each had a part to play according to his or her own giftings and assignment. And as a result of their strength of conviction to follow Jesus Christ and obey what He had asked them to do, each in some way advanced God’s Kingdom for generations to come.
Some of the men and women included in this book you will likely recognize; others may be unfamiliar to you. But in each chapter, the Hirds have succeeded in drawing out little-known details that bring color and depth to the journeys of these “firestarters.” You’ll see that, despite their many differences, they were all simply men and women who chose to do whatever God asked them to do, despite their own missteps at times and regardless the cost.
As you read, keep this question before the Lord in your heart: Why did You put me on the earth for such a time as this? You may already know part of that answer. Or perhaps you are only beginning to realize how critical it is that you seek the Lord for the answer. That’s the key — to ask Him for the answer. When we begin with God, every work we attempt is completed with the accuracy of Heaven. It’s a spiritual law you’ll see played out again and again in the pages of
this book.
We all have our place in the Body of Christ. Some are called to lead; others must hear from God that they are anointed to follow. Regardless, it requires more than desire to fulfill the will of God — it takes spiritual strength. And in the lives of the people represented in these twenty powerful stories, you’ll find evidence of that strength in a variety of forms.
Don’t read these stories lightly. Determine to allow the lessons learned by these godly men and women to become a “course” in your own school of the Spirit to help you stay on track. You have your own part to play; you have your own story to “write” for the annals of Heaven. So, through it all, just determine to keep on building your spiritual strength and walking out your own purpose in God. You’re going to make it — despite any past missteps and regardless the
Roberts Liardon, author of God’s Generals book and video series

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Endorsements by Bishop Felix Orji & Canon Medad Birungi

We are grateful for these two endorsements by the Right Rev. Dr. Felix Orji and Rev. Dr. Medad Birungi of our upcoming book “God’s Firestarters: preparing our families for coming revivals”. The book is now at our publisher Larry Luby of His Publishing Group in Dallas Texas.
“I have known Dr Ed Hird since 1992. His life and ministry have been dedicated to Jesus, the renewal of the Church, and the strengthening of the family. In this masterpiece, he and Janice once again point us in the direction of the necessity and
means of renewal and awakening through sharing the stories of men and women who came face to face WITH God and hence experienced his reviving fire. This is a powerful book. Read it and you will be renewed by the Holy Spirit as you pay heed
to his voice.”
—The Rt Rev’d Dr Felix Orji, Diocesan Bishop
Anglican Diocese of the West.
Coordinating Bishop of CONNAM.
“Spiritual Fire-starters are people lovers, risk takers, tireless workers and servant leaders who are characterized by wet eyes, bent knees and a humble spirit crying for revival. This is what this book is all about, and the anointing Rev Dr Ed & Janice Hird carry. I highly endorse this book.”
—The Rev Dr Medad Birungi Zinomuhangi, PhD
Founder & President of World Shine Ministries, Uganda.”