Betsie ten Boom

    “We must tell people how good God is. We can tell them how wonderful God is, and how His love will fill our lives, if only we will give up our hatred and bitterness.” When people hear the last name of “ten Boom” they often think of Corrie ten …

AW Tozer

    “I can safely say, on the authority of all that is revealed in the Word of God, that any man or woman on this earth who is bored and turned off by worship is not ready for heaven.” Aiden Wilson Tozer – better known as A.W. Tozer – was …

George Frederic Handel

    “I should be sorry if I only entertained them [hearers]. I wish to make them better.” Born on February 23, 1685, George Frideric Handel loved music from the earliest part of his life. As a child, he would sit at the church organ and create beautiful music to the …

John Wesley

    “The grace or love of God, whence cometh our salvation, is FREE IN ALL, and FREE FOR ALL” John Wesley was born in England on June 17, 1703. Born the fifteenth child in his family, John was a “pastor’s kid” and was taught God’s Word from the beginning of …

Thomas Ken

    “Praise God from Whom all blessings flow!” Before Charles Wesley, Isaac Watts, or Fanny Crosby were ever born, Thomas Ken became known as “England’s first hymnist,” or England’s first hymn writer. His birthday is unknown (he was born in 1637), but his hymn “Praise God from Whom All Blessing …

David Brainerd

    “I care not where I go, or how I live, or what I endure, so that I may save souls.” David Brainerd – who came to be known as the “pioneer for modern missions” – was born on April 20, 1718, in Haddam, Connecticut. The year that he was …

Philip Bliss

    “I am so glad that Jesus loves me!” Born on July 9, 1838, Philip Paul Bliss is one of the renown hymn writers of Christian history. An accident cut his life short, but if he had lived as long as other writers such as Fanny Crosby and Ira Sankey, …

Jonathan Goforth

    “Go all out for God, and God will go all out for you.” There once was a woodpecker who flew to the top of a tall pine tree and began to peck on the bark like woodpeckers often do. A terrible storm moved in. Suddenly, a bolt of lighting …

Jonathan Edwards

    “Resolution one: I will live for God. Resolution two: If no one else does, I still will.” One of the most influential American preachers in history, Jonathan Edwards was born in Connecticut on October 5, 1703. His father, Timothy Edwards, was a preacher; his mother Esther was a preacher’s …

EM Bounds

    “Much time spent with God is the secret of all successful praying.” Edward McKendree Bounds’ name would become a name very famously associated with the topic of prayer. However, he would never become well-known during his lifetime. He would not find out until heaven just how much his books …