Italy, Land of Searching Hearts: The story of Arthur and Erma Wiens and the need for the gospel in Italy - Biography (Paperback)
  • Italy, Land of Searching Hearts: The story of Arthur and Erma Wiens and the need for the gospel in Italy - Biography (Paperback)
zoom

Italy, Land of Searching Hearts: The story of Arthur and Erma Wiens and the need for the gospel in Italy - Biography (Paperback)

(author)
£5.99
Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 01/01/2001
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 1 week

  • This item has been added to your basket

Art Wiens served in Italy during the Second World War. Afterwards he studied at Wheaton College and became the leader of a group that met together to pray for those interested in missionary service - a fellow prayer group member was Jim Elliot. The two soon became fervent prayer warriors to call students to missionary work all over the world. Art's records show that over 500 Wheaton students answered that call.

Art, and his wife Erma, returned to Italy themselves as missionaries. They have devoted the last 50 years to spreading the gospel in that forgotten mission field. Their children though college educated in America, have also experienced the attraction of the country and have returned to Italy to live. The Wiens love Italy.

This book will take you into the inner workings of gospel work in Italy, where many people reject the gospel without having understood its message, and where many have never even seen or handled a Bible

Publisher: Christian Focus Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781857926064
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 195 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 14 mm
Edition: Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS

"At Wheaton College, I joined regularly with Art Wiens as he prayed fervently for fellow students. Fifty years later he is still praying for hundreds of us who went to the mission field."

-- David Howard, Author, Missionary Statesman

It is good to be reminded that Europe is a needy mission field right on our doorstep. As an inspiration to prayer and stimulus to involvement in mission work, this is a book worth buying, reading and passing on.

-- Evangelical Times

A good book for all to see what is involved in being a missionary and especially for young people who are considering whether they are called to this life. It leaves one wondering why we haven't done more for Italy during these decades.

-- Roger Page- Evangelism

'A heart-warming story of a man with vision.'

-- Elizabeth Elliot

"Art Wiens is a faithful pastor-supporter of the Gideons. As his story indicates, he has had a hand in starting almost all fifty-one Gideon camps in Italy."

-- Kenneth R. Speakman, Retired Director, International Division, The Gideons International

'Italy is one of the most neglected mission fields in all Europe. Art Wiens has had a lifetime of service there and he is one of my heroes.'

-- George Verwer, Operation Mobilisation

"Art Wiens is one of the most persevering missionaries I have ever known. This book will open your eyes to Italy's darkness, and tells theremarkable story of Art and Erma Wiens' faithful and effective."

-- George W. Murray, President, Columbia International University

'Art and Erma Wiens, Christ's ambassadors in Italy, were the true prototype of those who have led the way in missionary work in Europe... will help in the understanding of the challenge of Europe as a mission field.'

-- James Taylor, Gospel Missionary Union

You may also be interested in...

Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion
Added to basket
An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding
Added to basket
Event
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
A History Of God
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Conversations with God - Book 2
Added to basket
The Righteous Mind
Added to basket
Islam
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Meditations
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Religion for Atheists
Added to basket
The End of Faith
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Happiness Hypothesis
Added to basket
Beyond Good and Evil
Added to basket
Religion and the Decline of Magic
Added to basket
The Moral Landscape
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Screwtape Letters
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.