This third book in the multivolume set commemorating the ministry of Gardner Taylor features highlights from Taylor' ministry during his pastorate at Concord Baptist Church from the 1980s to the present. This dynamic book includes some of Taylor' best-known sermonsA Balm in Gilead, His Own Clothes, The Everywhereness of God, and Wide Visions from a Narrow Windowas well as thirteen sermons from his book Chariots Aflame.
Newsweek magazine has said that Gardner Taylor (1918-2015) is one of the twelve greatest preachers in the English-speaking world. He is considered by many to be the greatest living African American preacher. The recipient of over 100 honorary degrees, he served as pastor of Concord Baptist Church in Brooklyn for forty-two years. He is the author of the six volume series, The Words of Gardner Taylor (Judson Press). After retiring in 1990, he maintained an active travel and speaking schedule. In 2000, he received The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award, recognizing exceptional meritorious service.
The Reverend Edward L. Taylor was reared in Ville Platte, LA in the heart of Louisiana's French speaking Acadiana region. He currently serves as Teaching Pastor of Crosswalk Community Baptist Church, a multiethnic, mission-oriented congregation in Sunnyvale, CA and as President of Taylor Ministries. He is married to LaTrice Taylor. The Taylors have one son, Paul.
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