In her first year as a missionary to a small group of native women in the Ecuadorian jungle, Elisabeth Elliot faced physical and spiritual trials. In These Strange Ashes, Elliot captures the mysteries and stark realities surrounding the colorful and primitive world in which she ministered. More than just a recounting of her early days, this is a beautifully crafted and deeply personal reflection on the important questions of life and a remarkable testimony to an authentic Christian commitment.
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In this deeply personal account of her first year as a missionary, Elisabeth Elliot shares what it was like to work in the jungles of Ecuador with a small group of women, bringing the Word of God to the Colorado Indians. With fascinating detail, she captures the stark realities of life among this primitive people and reflects upon the "strange ashes" that can result when an act of obedience is passed through the fires of God's perfect--yet mysterious--will.
These Strange Ashes is more than a remarkable sharing of a year in the life of a Christian missionary; it is a reflection on the great questions of life and a memorable testimony to the realities of authentic Christian commitment. First published over twenty years ago, this updated edition includes the author's candid observations about that first year of ministry and how that experience continues to affect her life today.
Elisabeth Elliot, one of the outstanding women of present-day Christianity, has been a conference speaker and is an author of over twenty books. Her titles include Passion and Purity, No Graven Image, Be Still My Soul, The Path of Loneliness, Secure in the Everlasting Arms, The Music of His Promises, and Keep a Quiet Heart. She and her husband, Lars Gren, live in Magnolia, Massachusetts.
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