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Derek Prince A Biography, Father, Statesman , Teacher and Leader. Foreword by John Hagee. Author Stephen Mansfield.
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Published October 1st 2005 by Charisma House
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Janette
Aug 12, 2015 Janette rated it really liked it
The name of Derek Prince would be familiar to many Christians around the world. Many of us will have benefited from his Bible-based teaching as a pastor, writer, and broadcaster over the years.

Beginning with Prince’s birth in India in 1915, Derek Prince - A Biography follows his life for the next 87 years until he died in his sleep in Jerusalem in 2003.

The obvious rapport built up between author and subject has resulted in this God-breathed book that gives a moving insight into this man’s walk
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Aronkai
Apr 25, 2008 Aronkai rated it liked it
Leadership principles from the book

1. Learn to plan in the abstract but execute in the particular (p. 14).
2. No matter who you serve – let conscience rule your life (p. 18)
3. Know your weaknesses and know how to master them. (p. 25)
4. Don’t sacrifice your children (p. 27)
5. Know that God can take the experiences of your life and use them for His glory (Chapter: Cambridge: The Haunting of the Dead)
6. Don’t long for power, be ready to turn you back to the call of the world (p. 57)
7. “Destines are
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Sherri Hayes
Apr 30, 2014 Sherri Hayes rated it it was amazing
Well written story of my favorite Bible teacher. I loved the honesty of Derek's rough times, his reflection of mistakes made and the wonderful way God worked in his life. I don't necessarily agree with some of Derek's doctrine but his love of The Lord and scripture is evident in everything he teaches. I have grown so much in my spiritual life listening to his podcasts on my way to work every day.
Kim
Jan 26, 2008 Kim rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Biography Lovers
Recommended to Kim by: Bre discovered it in our Christian Store in Oxford - and still h
Fascinating story of a remarkable man. The author does a great job telling the unusual story of Derek marrying a woman 20 years older than he.......as well as completing the story. He never leaves you hanging. Kudos to the author.
Gary B
Jan 19, 2015 Gary B rated it really liked it
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Some fascinating insights into the life and ministry of Derek Prince. Some of the exchanges between Stephen Mansfield and Derek are engaging and highlight Derek's wit and quick mind. Listening to or watching his talks reveals a dry sense of humour.
Olabode Ososami
Aug 16, 2009 Olabode Ososami rated it really liked it
A very unusual and strange tale...its amazing that this is non-fiction...indeed God has different paths for all of us ..we are fearfully and carefully constructed to please Him in His own predetermined way. Very well written and easy to read...you wont drop this book until you finish reading.
David Fleming
Dec 23, 2013 David Fleming rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A well written and easy to read book. His time spent in Israel (he was there at creation of Jewish state) and his love of Israel are of particular interest. The book was produced by dp ministries after his death but it is a warts and all account of his life
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Stephen Mansfield is a New York Times bestselling author and a popular speaker who is becoming one of the nation’s most respected voices on religion and American culture. He is also an activist in a variety of social causes.

Stephen was born in Georgia but grew up largely in Europe due to his father’s career as an officer in the United States Army. After a youth filled with sports, travel, and misc
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