According to writings, as his executioners were about to burn Jan Hus at the stake, he wrote in his prison cell,“Today you burn a goose, but in one hundred years a swan will arise which you will prove unable to
Today is the 215th anniversary of the start of the Cane Ridge Camp Meeting. Never heard of it? Most people haven’t. But I wanted my girls to be aware of it. So this past June, as my family and I
On this date, July 14, 1868, 148 years ago today, the National Camp Meeting Association for the Promotion of Holiness opened its camp meeting in Manheim Pennsylvania. The crowd grew to as many as 25,000 people including over 300 preachers.
On this date, January 31, 1756, Hester Ann (Roe) Rogers was born. Born in Macclesfield, Cheshire England, she met and married James Hester. They ministered then in Ireland at Dublin and Cork, and then in London England. Hester eventually was
On this date, January 30, 1891, James Caughey died. Caughey was a Methodist preacher who emphasized revival and holiness. Many were converted in Canada under his preaching.
On this date, January 29, 1951, Welsh revivalist Evan Roberts died. His obituary in The Western Mail said this about him: “He was a man who had experienced strange things. In his youth, he had seemed to hold the nation
On this date, January 28, 1906, Oswald J. Smith was converted at a Robert A. Torrey evangelistic meeting. Smith went on to become a preacher, songwriter and author of several books.
On this date, January 27, 1860, Bud Robinson was born. When converted some twenty years later, he went a local tent meeting, carrying his trusty pistol and a deck of cards. God spoke to him during that meeting and he
On this date, January 26, 1921, H. E. Schmul was born. Born in Erie Pennsylvania, he was a minister, publisher and along with H. Robb French, organized what became known as the Inter-Church Holiness Convention. A believer that the Holiness
On this date, January 25, 1736, John Wesley was in a storm at sea with the Moravians. This is his entry from his journal. At seven I went to the Germans. I had long before observed the great seriousness of