Mathew Backholer is a revival historian, seasoned traveller, broadcaster, writer, author, researcher, editor and co-founder of ByFaith Media, who was born in the 1970s. In the late 1990s, Mathew studied at a Bible College in the UK, where he later worked as a staff member, carrying out various duties, including, teaching English (TEFL), itinerant preaching and leading teams of students in outreaches, including weeks of evangelism.
As a world traveller, Mathew Backholer has visited more than forty countries and has travelled the length of Africa, from Cairo to the Cape, across South-East Asia from India to Vietnam and from Nepal to Russia via China and Mongolia and has survived the Trans-Siberian Railway. He has driven around Europe, visited North Africa six times, and has journeyed alone, with friends, as part of team and as a leader.
Mathew now works with ByFaith Media researching and developing new books, writing for the ByFaith website (www.byfaith.org) and preparing for new TV projects with his brother Paul. Mathew has travelled to more than forty nations of the world carrying out research, executing missions and filming/presenting Christian TV and documentary projects.
Available for the first time in 80 years: God Challenges the Dictators. Fully annotated and reformatted with digitally enhanced photos. Discover how Rees Howells built a ministry by faith in times of economic chaos and learn from the predictions he made during times of national crisis, of the destruction of the: Third Reich, end of fascism & the liberation of Christian Europe during World War II.
2020. Travel the World and Explore is the essential guide to traveling the world and exploring new destinations for less than $50 a day. This book will save you time and money with ideas, and need-to-know information so you can have the adventure of a lifetime. Full of global travellers’ advice and anecdotes to make your trip cheaper, safer and more exciting than you could ever have imagined!
Updated in 2020. Since the beginning of time mankind has asked, “Why am I alive and is there an afterlife I can prepare for?” Christianity Rediscovered has the answers and will help you find meaning, focus, clarity and peace. It reveals how to pursue God, invites direction, provides spiritual guidance and will motivate you to live a strong Christian life.
Updated in 2020. For the past five hundred years, God has been pouring out His Spirit, to reform and to revive His Church. Reformation to Revival traces the Divine thread of God’s power from Martin Luther of 1517, through to the Charismatic Movement and into the twenty-first century, featuring 60 great revivals and awakenings from 20 nations on five continents.
Updated in 2020. A practical and concise guide to travelling the world and exploring new destinations with fascinating opportunities and experiences. Full of anecdotes, traveller’s advice, informative timelines and testimonies, with suggestions, guidance, ideas and need-to-know information to help you survive and thrive on your budget travels and have the adventure of a lifetime!
Updated in 2020. Christian Short-Term Missions (STMs), budget travel with a Divine purpose. What you need to know about planning a STM, or joining a team, and considering the options as part of the Great Commission. Full of anecdotes and advice with informative timelines, and a biblical framework to help you engage in cross-cultural missions, to make your STM more effective to the glory of God.
Updated in 2020. What is true revival and how can we tell the genuine from the false, the true from the spurious? Drawing from Scripture and Church history, this book will sharpen your senses and take you on a journey of discovery. What God declares in His Word and what Church history records as you search for a personal revival, & a move of the Holy Spirit within your local fellowship and beyond.
Updated in 2020. Understanding Revival and Addressing the Issues it Provokes; through the use of Scripture and church history reveals how we can intelligently cooperate with the Holy Spirit during times of revivals and awakenings and not reject His workings due to religious affections, physical phenomena or manifestations and that we may be not be caught unaware of the tactics of the enemy.
Updated in 2020. This book reveals the foundations of extreme faith - on fire Christianity. God has given us powerful weapons to defeat the enemy, take back the spiritual land in our lives, and to walk in His glory. To do this we must lay deep foundations in Jesus Christ; learn how to discern the voice of the Holy Spirit, and receive heaven sent vision. Know what the Bible says and apply it!
Discipleship for Everyday Living is a dynamic biblical book for Christian growth to aid maturity in Christ Jesus, to help train and make strong believers with solid biblical foundations who reflect His image. The book’s fifty easy-to-read chapters are split into six sections: Firm Foundations, The Call of God, World Mission, Evangelism and Teaching, and Ministering in the Power of the Holy Spirit.
Revised and updated in 2020. How to Plan, Prepare and Successfully Complete Your Short-Term Mission (STM) is the why, where and when of STMs. Millions of Christians have embarked upon an expedition of a lifetime into the unknown - to serve, witness and experience another world. Now it's your turn to take the challenge and put your faith into action, as you prepare for your STM!
Updated in 2020. Discover some of the greatest revivals from around the globe that you’ve probably never heard of, from Canada to China and from to Egypt to Zimbabwe. Learn about the amazing outpourings that have taken place around the world in our lifetime and how the Holy Spirit has moved in visitations from the past.
Updated in 2020. Revival Fire, 150 Years of Revivals by Mathew Backholer features twelve detailed accounts of revivals from ten countries on five continents. As a revival historian, the author through the use of detailed research, eye-witness accounts and interviews, presents some of the most potent revivals that the world has seen in the past one hundred and fifty years.
Updated in 2020. Revival Fires and Awakenings spans four centuries and features 36 accounts of revivals and awakenings in eighteen countries on six continents. Whilst each revival is different the author reveals the common characteristics and reoccurring experiences which come to the fore during times of visitations of the Holy Spirit.