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Joel Beeke & Diana Kleyn; and Joel Beeke & Glenda Mathes


The Reformation did not happen instantaneously; it was something God patiently arranged over a number of years. As you read this book, you will learn how the Lord used some people to plant the seeds of church reform long before October 31, 1517, when Martin Luther published his ninety-five theses. Luther's story is well-known; we trust you will find it interesting and instructive to read about him and about forty others (John Knox, Peter Martyr Vermigli, Zacharias Ursinus, Willem Teellinck, etc.) who contributed to the Reformation - some well known and others not so - most of whom are Reformation heroes. To provide a more full picture of the many sided Reformation, chapters are also included on the Anabaptist and Counter Reformation movements. The book concludes with a brief summary of the influence of the Reformation in different areas of life.

"I hope this book will help awaken youth in America to the vital truths set forth so clearly and boldly by the historic heroes of the Reformation." - Dr. R.C. Sproul

"The authors are to be warmly commended for giving our young people fresh access to the riches of the Reformation, namely, God's saints who did such great exploits for the kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ." - Dr. Michael Haykin

"Although my wife and I read this with our 3 children (14, 12, 8) we found it to be aptly written at a level and in a fashion that was not condescending nor lofty, and interesting for us and other adults who may be around as well. The authors "pull no punches"; and while some details are grisly, they communicate it with tact, consideration and respect.

We are all sheep for the slaughter and are poured out as drink offerings...It is good to remember those who trod before, their example and the depth of their love for our Savior; that we may be bold and ready ourselves, to go and to do as He leads." - a satisfied customer

PURITAN HEROES (brand new title in December 2018)

Who were the Puritans, and why are they important? What can we learn from them today? The Puritan movement began in England during the sixteenth century and continued all the way into the early eighteenth century. Although the Church of England was formed as a result of the Reformation, the Puritans believed it needed much more reform. Puritan Heroes is a beautifully illustrated book that gives the reader an idea of what the Puritan movement was about and offers a glimpse into the lives of more than twenty of its most well-known leaders (among them William Perkins, Richard Sibbes, Thomas Goodwin, Anne Bradstreet, and Jonathan Edwards). The book concludes with ten important lessons readers can learn from the Puritans and study questions to help them retain these fascinating stories and assist them in applying the lessons to their lives. It also features a bibliography to encourage further study in greater depth, as well as a glossary and timeline to help readers understand historical context. Written for children and young people, it will prove a suitable introduction to the Puritans for adults as well.




1. Who Were the Puritans?

2. Richard Greenham: Puritan Pioneer

3. William Perkins: Father of Puritanism

4. William Ames: Calvinist and Congregationalist

5. Richard Sibbes: Warm Heart

6. John Cotton: New England Leader

7. Thomas Hooker: Connecticut Founder

8. Jeremiah Burroughs: Gem of Contentment

9. Thomas Goodwin: Swallowed by Godís Love

10. John Eliot: Apostle to the Indians

11. Thomas Shepard: Godís Story

12. Thomas Brooks: Soul Servant

13. Anne Bradstreet: Pilgrim Poet

14. Richard Baxter: Godís Pen

15. John Owen: Godís Navigator

16. Christopher Love: Presbyterian Martyr

17. John Bunyan: Traveler and Prisoner

18. John Flavel: Providenceís Servant

19. John Howe: Living Temple

20. Joseph Alleine: Godís Arrow

21. Matthew Henry: Bible Commentator

22. Jonathan Edwards: In the Hands of a Loving God

23. Conclusion

Appendix A: Glossary

Appendix B: Timeline

Appendix C: Study Questions



PURITAN HEROES by Joel Beeke (brand new hardcover book)

THE CHILD'S PREACHER by Alexander Fletcher and J.C. Ryle

TRUTH MADE SIMPLE: The Attributes of God for Children by John Todd

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REFORMATON HEROES - Especially for Older Children and Teens
SGCB Price: $15.00 (list price $25.00)

PURITAN HEROES - Especially for Older Children and Teens
SGCB Price: $12.00 (list price $25.00)

SGCB Price: $25.00 (list price $50.00)

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