Category Archives: History & Biography

An Atheist’s Search for Joy: Surprised by Joy

Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life by C. S. Lewis “Joy itself, considered simply as an event in my own mind, turned out to be of no value at all. All the value lay in that of … Continue reading

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To Die is Gain: Foxe’s Book of Martyrs

Foxe’s Book of Martyrs by John Foxe A History of the Lives, Suffering and Triumphant Deaths of the Early Christian and the Protestant Martyrs “This is a book that will never die, so long as men love and serve our … Continue reading

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Strenghthening What Remains: God’s Smuggler

God’s Smuggler by Brother Andrew with John and Elizabeth Sherrill “Awake and strengthen what remains and is on the point of death” (Rev. 3:2)…Could it be that God was speaking [these words] to me right now, telling me that my … Continue reading

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The First Thanksgiving: The Back Story

Of Plimoth Plantation by William Bradford “In this precious volume…is told the noble, simple story ‘of Plimoth Plantation.’ In the midst of suffering and privation and anxiety the pious hand of William Bradford here set down in ample detail the … Continue reading

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Tips for the Would-Be Reformer: Bold Reformer

Bold Reformer: Celebrating the Gospel-Centered Convictions of Martin Luther by Dr. David Steele “Just as Luther spoke truth to power in his day, the contemporary church needs courageous spokespeople to identify specific abuses and offer positive solutions now to transform the … Continue reading

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God at Work, Using People and Nations to advance Truth and Liberty: The Story of Liberty

The Story of Liberty: So You Will Comprehend What Liberty Has Cost and What It Is Worth by Charles C. Coffin “If while reading this “Story” you are roused to indignation, or pained at the recital of wrong and outrage, … Continue reading

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