Stories of Everyday Saints

40 stories with Bible links and related activities

Veronica Heley

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The forty men and women whose stories are told in this book may not have started out as perfect people, but they were used by God to do his work. Saints are people who listen to God and try to do what he wants.

The saints included in the book fall into four categories:
Bible saints from the New Testament, such as St Paul
Historical and legendary saints, such as St George
Worldwide saints, such as St Francis of Assisi
More recent and contemporary saints, such as Mother Teresa

Each story is accompanied by:
Key date and brief description of the saint
Bible link
Related activities
Suggested songs that might be used

Some of the people have been formally named as saints by their church. In such cases, their name will appear with 'St' before it, as in St Patrick. Others have not been recognized publicly in this way, but are included in this book because God used them to carry out a particular task. These people are referred to simply by their ordinary names such as Florence Nightingale. View items in similar categories


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Author info

Veronica Heley has taught in Junior Church, and Youth Clubs, and been Events Organiser for the Association of Christian Writers. She now gives talks and runs workshops for writers of all ages. She is author of approximately forty books including Who, Me? Paul and The Easter Tree both published under the Barnabas imprint.


Book details

  • ISBN: 9780857460721
  • Published: 13 September 2002
  • Status:
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
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