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All articles & reviews tagged with francis-schaeffer

Article

June 2013
Obituaries

Edith Schaeffer (1914-2013)

Christian author Edith Schaeffer, co-founder of L’Abri Fellowship, has died at the age of  98. The author of 17 books, and widow of pastor and author Francis Schaeffer, she was born in 1914 to missionary parents in Wenzhou, China.      She met her husband-to-be at the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown, Philadelphia, in 1932.…

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Review

November 2012
Reviews > Book

Bitesize Biography – Francis Schaeffer

Bitesize Biographies: Francis Schaeffer Mostyn Roberts EP Books 144 pages, £5.99 ISBN: 978-0-85234-792-8 Star rating: 4 stars   As a young believer I purchased The Complete Works of Francis Schaeffer. In my lunch breaks at work I began to make my way through the five brightly coloured volumes. Volume 1 contained the seminal trilogy,…

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Review

November 2012
Reviews > Book

Francis Schaeffer: A Mind and Heart for God

It is sobering to see how quickly those who have contributed so much to life and culture in our world are nearly forgotten by the generation that succeeds them. It calls to mind the rather haunting reference to the dead in Psalm 103 – ‘and its place remembers it no more’. Yet that is…

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Francis Schaeffer

Historical

February 2010
Articles > Historical

Francis Schaeffer

Francis Schaeffer Anthony Oughton The burden of this article is to offer a positive appraisal of Schaeffer's life and ministry, and their influence on those who came into contact with him. This is in the belief that some British evangelicals may not have properly understood Schaeffer's work. In a recent editorial from a well-known evangelical publication, Francis…

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Francis Schaeffer slept here

Historical

July 2005
Articles > Historical

Francis Schaeffer slept here

In 1966 I joined Operation Mobilization for a year of ministry in France, but spent two years in India instead. While in London that summer, at the one-month OM orientation, I volunteered to work on a clean-up crew late one night. Around 12:30am I was sweeping the front steps of the Conference Centre when…

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Francis Schaeffer’s apologetic

Historical

February 2004
Articles > Historical

Francis Schaeffer’s apologetic

Dr Francis Schaeffer's defence of the gospel ('apologetic') is simple and consistent. His approach is perhaps best summarised in the opening words of his book The God who is there: 'Christian apologetics do not start somewhere beyond the stars. They begin with man and what he knows about himself'. Schaeffer, who has been called…

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