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Faith in the Fire
Wisdom for Life
by Dr. Gardner C. Taylor
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Faith in the Fire

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Publisher Smiley Books
Publication Date July 2011
ISBN 978-1-4019-2962-6

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Edited by Edward L. Taylor

"Waiting on God is difficult. We have not been promised a smooth voyage, but God does promise us a safe landing. . . . We want to comfortably rest on placid waters . . . but, we are called to bitter trials. . . . Patience means waiting. How do we wait? Patience is not a do-nothing policy. Especially when we are passing through hard places. . . ."

In Faith in the Fire, civil rights activist and social-justice pioneer Dr. Gardner Taylor shares the inspirational wisdom gained throughout his extraordinary career as one of America's most legendary and beloved preachers. The treasures collected here will inspire readers to pause and reflect on their lives and faith. Contained in this volume are Dr. Taylor's observations, reflections, and teachings on subjects ranging from fear and faith to politics and integrity to wisdom and laughter. Each chapter's eloquent messages have been selected to engage readers and support their deeper spiritual inquiry.

Faith in the Fire's exquisite gift-book-with-original-CD format, featuring Tavis Smiley's conversation with Dr. Taylor, makes it both a wonderful introduction for those new to his work and a welcomed treasure for those who celebrate his enduring legacy.

About the Author

 

Dr. Gardner C. Taylor, born in 1918, is a graduate of Leland College and the Oberlin Graduate School of Theology. Named “Dean of African American Preachers” by Time magazine, he served the Concord Baptist Church of Brooklyn as its senior pastor for 42 years. Dr. Taylor is the author of several books, including the six-volume series, The Words of Gardner Taylor. Having had a prolific ministry as a clergyman and advocate for social justice, he and his wife, Phillis, reside in Raleigh, North Carolina.