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
On this date, January 24, 1714, Howell Harris was born. He was one of the main leaders of the Welsh Methodist revival in the 18th century, along with Daniel Rowland and William Williams Pantycelyn.
On this date, January 23, 1945, the Nazis executed Helmuth James von Moltke. His crime? The Nazis said of him, “The only trouble with you is you are a Christian.”
On this date, January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court handed down the Roe v. Wade decision that allows abortion even in cases where it is not necessary to save a mother’s life.
On this date, January 21, 1947, E. E. Shelhamer died. A Holiness preacher and author, he was converted under the ministry of Vivian Dake. Among the books Shelhamer wrote or edited were Life and Labors of Auntie Coon, Heart talks
On this date, January 20, 1669, Susanna Wesley was born. She was the twenty-fifth child to her parents, Dr. Samuel and Mary (White) Annesley. She was the mother of prominent Methodists John and Charles as well as seventeen other children.
On this date, January 19, Rev. G. R. French was born. French was a brilliant thinker, educator, preacher and missionary. I had the privilege of having him as a professor for the books of Acts and Romans as well as
On this date, January 18, 1917, Andrew Murray died. He was a pastor, revival leader and prolific author writing over 240 books.
On this date, January 17, 1829, Catherine Booth was born. The wife of Salvation Army founder, William Booth, she was herself a vital part of the SA. A favorite quote of mine from her, “I know not what He is
On this date, January 16, 1988, H. C. Van Wormer died. He was a minister with the Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Church. Noted for his piety and his keen understanding of Wesleyan theology.