• 8 Top C.T. Studd Quotes

    12 January, 2019

    Charles Thomas Studd (1860-1931) joined the China Inland Mission as part of a remarkable band of recruits, called The Cambridge Seven. (These ex-Cambridge men would later be dubbed 'the spiritual millionaires'.) Studd began his missions career with Hudson Taylor in China in 1885. As with…...[read more]

  • 8 Top Hudson Taylor Quotes

    5 January, 2019

    Was Hudson Taylor (1832-1905) truly a man after Jesus' own heart, seeking only His Lord's interests first? At 21 sailed from England on a slow boat to China. In an instant he was confronted the six day terror of a storm torn Irish sea. As the son of a pharmacist, and having gained medical…...[read more]

  • A Tale of the Foolish Drunk

    27 December, 2018

    Rev. Charles Spurgeon (1834 - 1892) taught this brief tale: Be not like the foolish drunkard who, staggering home one night, saw his candle lit for him. "Two candles!" exclaimed he, for his drunkenness made him see double. "I will blow out one," and as he blew it out, in a…...[read more]

  • When Beauty is Hidden#

    20 November, 2018

    Most of us are awkward at times in doing even our most loving deeds. We must learn to be patient, therefore, with people's awkwardness and clumsiness towards us. Their hearts may be gentler than their hands. Do not misinterpret their actions, finding enmity where purest love is hidden; or…...[read more]

  • Listen to 6 Masters of Faith

    16 October, 2018

    Men who live on the edge of spiritual cliffs have long stirred this soul. They are at faith's extremes, uncluttered by adult argument to compromise, to withdraw from the cliff's edge. They stand where its adventures begin. I want to listen to them, even stand in their shadow. And He said:…...[read more]

  • That Yearning Towards God#

    23 July, 2018

    Disciples seek knowledge for the head, but what matters is the seeking of knowledge that the heart applies. Nicephorus (758-829 AD), a father of the Eastern Church, in a treatise on the Spirit-filled life, began with a call to us that sounds strange because we have been so long accustomed to…...[read more]

  • A Lesson from Lake Tahoe

    4 July, 2018

    Hannah Whitall Smith (1832-1911), converted to Jesus in 1858 through the influence of the Plymouth Brethren. Her husband (Robert) too converted at a later time would not stay with Christ, sadly he claimed Buddhism in his later years. Yet amidst a very difficult life Hannah continued with her Lord…...[read more]

  • The Church MUST Pray

    29 May, 2018

    Lancashire born Samuel Chadwick (1860-1932) had a fire in his belly to light many souls. Ordained in 1890 as a Methodist minister he was direct in speech, a man comfortable with not being backward in coming forward. He wrote of prayer and church ministry: Satan dreads nothing but prayer... The…...[read more]

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