Valerie Elliot Shepard thought that many of the love letters between her mother and father, Elisabeth and Jim Elliot, had been lost. But after Elisabeth passed away, Valerie dug through an old trunk in the attic and discovered a treasure trove of correspondence nobody had read for decades. Those letters formed the basis of the book Devotedly. Valerie explains the special love of Jim and Elisabeth Elliot—love for each other and love for their Lord.
Episodes in this season
In 1956, five missionaries died on a river beach. A daughter recounts some of the chilling details leading up to that day— a day she says was the Lord’s doing. View More →
Do you keep a journal or a diary? In the future, after you’re gone, if others read the thoughts you’re writing today, will they be challenged to honor the Lord? View More →
Okay, cue the slightly mysterious music! Valerie Shepard was going through an old trunk in a dusty attic— a trunk that held clues to her own past. View More →
Valerie Shepard has reflected much on the beautiful and godly legacy left to her by her father and mother, Jim and Elisabeth Elliot. View More →
Val Shepard pieced together her parents’ letters, journal entries, and personal experiences to preserve a testimony of devotion to Christ. View More →