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All posts tagged Oswald Chambers

Jimmy Hanson: Oswald Chambers’ Missionary Friend

Jimmy Hanson, Oswald Chambers, Mrs. Oswald Chambers, Bible Training College, BTC regular, YMCA, WWI, Old Mahogany Bar, missionary

Jimmy Hanson was one of the people I recognized as a Bible Training College regular during my writing of Mrs. Oswald Chambers. On the last Tuesday of the month for the next five months, I’ll be telling stories of those “BTC regulars.” Why? Because I spent so much time following their fascinating rabbit trails to […]

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Time and My Utmost for His Highest

Time, My Utmost for His Highest, Mrs. Oswald Chambers, Oswald Chambers, December 31 Utmost reading, forgiveness, how to think about the past and future

The time reading in My Utmost for His Highest  on December 31 is one of my favorites. I’ve been writing about My Utmost for His Highest, Biddy and Oswald every Friday in 2017. I’m concluding the year with Oswald’s reflection on time. (Here’s the full list of blog posts–nearly 80). Dr. Ken Boa noted that […]

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An Oswald Chambers Bibliography

A bibliography is a list of books related to a subject, usually used while writing a book. While writing my biography, Mrs. Oswald Chambers, I reviewed many of these books and websites. Given all the information below, why read my book? Mrs. Oswald Chambers provides insights into the hows and whys of My Utmost for […]

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The London Blitz Test for Biddy’s Resilience (Part IV)

Blitz, Resilience, Biddy Chambers, Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest, crematorium of England's books, St. Paul's Cathedral, London WWII

The London Blitz provided the utmost opportunity for Biddy Chambers to demonstrate resilience. I’ve written before about what happened on December 29, 1940 here. All 40,000 copies of Oswald Chambers-authored books burned in the warehouses surrounding St. Paul’s Cathedral. As did 1,000,000 others books in what one magazine described as “the crematorium of England‘s books.” […]

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Resiliency Post-WWI: Mrs. Oswald Chambers (Part III)

resiliency, Oswald Chambers, Mrs. Oswald Chambers, WWI, England following WWI, Ian Rutledge novels, Charles Todd, Singled Out, dealing with a teenager

Biddy Chambers demonstrated even more resiliency after Oswald Chamber’s unexpected death in 1917. Left penniless with a four year-old in the middle of a YMCA camp in Egypt, Biddy had a choice. She could fall apart, or she could accept her circumstances and move forward. The YMCA leadership in Egypt asked her to stay on […]

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