Eric Liddell

    "I don’t need explanations from God. I simply believe Him and accept whatever comes my way.” He crouched at the starting line of the Olympic track, waiting nervously for the starting gunshot to go off. He was competing in the Paris Olympics of 1924, but his chances for winning …

George Whitefield

    "We are immortal until our work on earth is done.” George Whitefield has been called the greatest evangelist of all time. His dedication to soul-winning helped turn two nations back to God during the Great Awakening! Born on December 16, 1714, George Whitefield was the youngest of seven children, …

Isaac Watts

    "Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.” The name “Isaac Watts” is printed in nearly every modern hymnal today. Born the oldest of nine children on July 17, 1674, Isaac Watts would go down in history as “The Father of English Hymnody” – the father of …

Andrew Murray

    "Faith expects from God what is beyond all expectation.” Born on May 9, 1828, Andrew Murray was raised a “missionary kid” in one of the most remote areas of the world – Graaff-Reinet, South Africa. When he grew up, he too would eventually become a missionary in South Africa, …

Rosalind Goforth

    "I have been asked the question: ‘Has God always given you just what you have asked for?’ Oh no! For Him to have done so would have been great unkindness.” Born May 6, 1864, near Kensington Gardens, London, Florence Rosalind Bell-Smith was considered talented even as a child. In …

Ann Hasseltine Judson

    “Direct me in Thy service, and I ask no more. I would not choose my position of work, or place of labor. Only let me know Thy will, and I will readily comply.” Born on December 22, 1789, Ann Hasseltine was just an ordinary girl who became a remarkable …

Adoniram Judson

    “There is no success without sacrifice.” He was three years old when he read an entire chapter of the Bible to his father. He was ten years old when he took navigation lessons. He was sixteen years old when he went to college. He was twenty years old when …

Jim Elliot

    “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” Many thought it was a waste of a good life when Jim Elliot announced he was going to spend his life on a foreign mission field. His life and death, however, encouraged thousands …

Elizabeth Prentiss

    “To love Christ more – this is the deepest need, the constant cry of my soul.” “How dreadfully old I am getting! Sixteen! Well, I don’t see as I can help it.” These words are the first lines in the popular book Stepping Heavenward, written by Elizabeth Payson Prentiss. …

Dwight L. Moody

    “The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.” “After our great generals, great statesmen, great scientists and great men of letters have passed away and been forgotten… the work of D. L. Moody will go on and its saving influence continue and …