50 Christian Men Who Changed the World
by Kate Etue; Caroline Siegrist
Pub Date 03 Mar 2020
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From highlighting social injustice to building infrastructure to feeding the hungry, there are men doing ground-breaking work for good all over the world.
Stand-Up Guys features inspiring stories of Christian men who have made an impact on their communities. Being a man can mean many things, and boys should know they can follow any path they want and still change the world. Featuring important historical figures such as Eric Liddell and George Washington Carver and more recent heroes, such as Robby Novak, aka “Kid President,” and Chef José Andrés, this book will inspire young men to change the world.
Stand-Up Guys features:50 biographical profiles of current and historical men of faithHistorical and current figures that haven’t been featured elsewhereA colorful interior with illustrations
A Note From the Publisher
•Inspiring subject material featuring male role models
“Stand-Up Guys is a delightful survey of godly men throughout history, a much-needed easy reference of models for the next generation to learn from.” Kevan Chandler, author of We Carry Kevan
“I love what Kate and Caroline have done with this collection of stories! Each chapter shines a light on a world changer, a role model I would want my kids to look up to. It’s so important for young people to see how God can use anybody to do great things. And this book shines a bright light on fifty individuals who have lived their lives for a greater cause. I pray the stories Kate and Caroline have told here will light a fire in the hearts of our next generation’s stand-up guys and girls. ” Matthew West, Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning singer, songwriter, and author
“What a delightful book, with insight about both little-known and iconic men who changed the world around them. A great way to learn about historic figures while garnering inspiration for how to conquer obstacles to achieve the goals you have today.” Cindy Morgan, singer/songwriter at www.cindymorganmusic.com
“More than ever, we need books that celebrate honorable men who have lived by their faith. This book couldn’t come at a better time to speak to the hearts of the next generation.” Jamie Sumner, author of the middle grade novel Roll with It and the faith-based parenting books Eat, Sleep, Save the World and Unbound
“Like all great books for kids and teens, Stand-Up Guys is equally beneficial for grown-ups. Each short biography provides meaningful inspiration from one of history’s great influencers, and much more. Each man’s story is revealed to be part of the bigger Story of God, with takeaway questions for parents and kids to consider together. What a great resource! What Kate and Caroline have provided here will both instruct and inspire.” Scott Sauls, senior pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church and author of several books, including Jesus Outside the Lines and Irresistible Faith 9780310769705_