J. Stuart Holden had a genius for friendship and no one could know him for long without knowing his Master better. One of the most memorable preachers of his day, this book bears witness to the joyous faith of one of the most greatly used of the Keswick Convention speakers.
Think of anyone beginning a movement today, especially a movement with a worldwide objective. The first thing necessary is a list of names, and the more well-known the names, the better. Statesmen, financiers, society leaders, novelists, film stars--anyone who will lend distinction and draw a crowd. How unlike everyone else Christ is! At every point he could say, "My Kingdom is not of this world." Nowhere is this more evident than in his choice of associates.
Each of His men brought Him what he had. And the history of the group is simply the story of transforming grace, and of the consecrated use of varied aptitudes in a service in which each supplemented the other. It was by these men that His Word went out into all lands. By these men the tidings and influences of redemption were carried over the continent and ocean. The Master chose His men well.