Category Archives: History & Biography

A Time Such as This: Amazing Grace & William Wilberforce

Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery by Eric Metaxas “God almighty has set before me two great objects: the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of manners.” “Because of his own good nature, … Continue reading

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Liberating the Nations: Can a Nation Ever Truly by Free?

Liberating the Nations: Biblical Principles of Government, Education, Economics, & Politics by Stephen K. McDowell & Mark A. Beliles “To the degree that nations have applied the principles of the Bible, is the degree to which those nations have prospered, … Continue reading

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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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