“Last of the Greek Fathers”
About 600 years after the apostle Paul was converted in Damascus, a boy was born there named John Mansour.
One Woman’s Crusade
Was the first Thanksgiving really held by the pilgrims shortly after the Mayflower anchored at Plymouth?
John Carroll America’s 1st
The greatest blessing which in my estimation I could receive from God would be immediate death.” So wrote John Carroll to his mother in 1773. Word had just reached him […]
The Council of Constance
During medieval days, the pope reigned as the most powerful figure on earth, a super leader combining religious and political authority in one gilded role.
Zwingli Perished by the Sword
Impressed by the reform writings of the great humanist scholar Erasmus, he moved toward reformation even before Luther.
Pre-answers to Prayer
He perished without knowing the Lord had already answered his prayer—one year earlier, almost to the very day.
Perhaps the answer for him was a hermit’s life in the desert, practicing severe self-disciplines.
Michael the Archangel
According to Daniel, Michael is also the special protector of the Jews.
Staring in the Mirror
As it was, the nobility listened and cried and nodded and went their way as before.
Sometimes our plans don’t work out as hoped because God detours us, leading us elsewhere in his overruling providence. Thomas Coke, a sophisticated Oxford-educated Welshman, left his ministry in the […]
Any One of Us
On September 21, 1871 Patteson anchored alongside an island. He spoke to local schoolboys about Stephen, the first Christian martyr.
He Wrote Music to Rescue Souls
Afraid that the soloist was not a Christian, William knelt in his tent and prayed long and earnestly for his soul.
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