Henrietta Mears was one of the 20th century’s most “influential mentors of young Christian leaders in the country!” . . . together with evangelist Billy Graham; Bill Bright, founder of Campus Crusade for Christ; Dawson Trotman, founder of The Navigators, to name a few. Her venerable book, “What the Bible is All About,” has been reprinted multiple times since becoming a best seller in 1953. In her years as director of Christian Education at Hollywood Presbyterian Church, she implemented a Sunday School curriculum geared from children to adults. In just two years, Sunday School attendance soared from 450 to 4,200 a week! She formed Gospel Light Publications in 1933, which has translated her Bible study material into dozens of languages. She said: “The important thing is answering the need.” And, quoting from Ecclesiastes 9:10: “Whatever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might.”
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