L'Abri is a French word that means shelter.
L'Abri is a French word that means shelter. Dr. Schaeffer was a Christian theologian and philosopher who also authored a number of books on theology, philosophy, general culture and the arts. The L'Abri communities are study centers in Europe, Asia and America where individuals have the opportunity to seek answers to honest questions about God and the significance of human life. L'Abri believes that Christianity speaks to all aspects of life
She was the wife of Francis Schaeffer, and the mother of Frank Schaeffer and three other children. Schaeffer was born in Wenzhou, China, the fourth child of George and Jessie Seville, missionaries who were serving in China with the China Inland Mission
They opened their alpine home as a ministry to curious travellers and as a forum to discuss philosophical and religious beliefs. Today, L'Abri houses in various parts of the world continue to offer people a place to stay when they travel.
Her many books include A Celebration of Children and The Life of Prayer. She passed away in 2013. Schaeffer passed away in 1984, but his influence and legacy continue worldwide.
In 1955 an American family moved into a chalet on the side of a steep Swiss alp. They did not know exactly why God had brought them there, what He wanted them to do, or even where the money to live on would come from.
To learn more about their story, I recommend the book The L’Abri Story. 18 December 2019 at 04:39 ·. Public.