William Booth was greatly stirred by the needs of the poor of
London, and realized that most churches were doing nothing to reach the “undesirables”—drunkards,
morphine addicts, prostitutes, and the poor. He set out to reach them with what
“The bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is the crowning
proof of Christianity. If the resurrection did not take place, then
Chrsitianity is a false religion. If it did take place, then Christ is
God and the Christian faith is...
Though he would later be acclaimed as one of the greatest
inventors of history, Thomas Edison’s school career lasted three months. The
teacher believed he was incapable of learning anything and sent him home.
Edison’s mother taught him, and he...
for my deliverance is not faith in God. Faith means, whether I am visibly
delivered or not, I will stick to my belief that God is love. There are some
things only learned in a fiery furnace.”— Oswald Chambers
David Livingstone was a Scottish missionary and explorer who
spent thirty-three years in the heart of Africa. He endured much suffering as
he labored to spread the Gospel and open the continent to missionaries. This
godly missionary once remarked...
George Washington Carver became one of the most honored and
respected scientists of his generation by focusing on the very simple peanut.
Eventually he would discover some three hundred uses for this most basic and
seemingly insignificant common...
French writer Alexis de Tocqueville, after
visiting America in 1831, said “I sought for the greatness of the United
States in her commodious harbors, her ample rivers, her fertile fields, and
boundless forests—and it was not there. I sought for...