Dr. J. Sidlow Baxter was born in Sidney, Australia. He was brought to England at an early age and was trained for the ministry at Spurgeon s College, where the foundations were laid for a life of fruitful ministry. Dr. Baxter was not only a preacher of outstanding ability; first and foremost he was a Bible teacher. He was in great demand as a speaker at conferences and conventions. Among Dr. Baxter s best-known books are Awake My Heart, Divine Healing of the Body, The Strategic Grasp of the Bible, and Rethinking Our Priorities.