Thursday, July 21, 2011

Happy Birthday Jim Rayburn

Jim Rayburn Jr. was born in Iowa on July 21, 1909 and lived a short 61 years in which God used him to start the incredible movement of Young Life. The lives he has impacted are countless.

One of the most impactful books I have ever read is "Dance, Children, Dance." It is written by Jim's son, Jim Rayburn III, and you can purchase it here.

Another incredible read is "The Diaries of Jim Rayburn," compiled by Kit Sublett. You can buy it from the site above or from Kit.

Jim Rayburn III has also provided a great gift to us leaders by offering free downloads of eight of Jim's Young Life talks given at Frontier Ranch between 1959-1962. You can download them here by right clicking on each link and selecting "Save As" or "Save Link As."

Happy Birthday Jim Rayburn! Thankful for a life well lived.

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