Resources: Christians, Past and Present (By and About)

Great Is Thy Faithfulness: A Hymn for Ordinary Christians

By Bob Kauflin | September 22, 2010
The story behind "Great is Thy Faithfulness" should encourage every Christian who thinks of their life as ordinary. There’s no tragic story (think “It Is Well” by Horatio Spafford) associated with this hymn. It’s just the fruit of a faithful man with a simple faith in a faithful God.

Charles Spurgeon on Knowing Christ

By C. H. Spurgeon | August 18, 2010
“Grow in grace”—not in one grace only, but in all grace. Grow in that root-grace, faith. Believe the promises more firmly than you have done.

Prayer Requires Christian Living

By Aurelius Augustine | April 20, 2010
My brothers and sisters, Let us be wary of praying to Christ with our mouths but remaining mute in our life.

A. W. Tozer: Prayer

By A. W. Tozer | April 20, 2010
Prayer among evangelical Christians is always in danger of degenerating into a glorified gold rush. Almost every book on prayer deals with the “get” element mainly.

A. W. Tozer: Pastoral Ministry

By A. W. Tozer | April 16, 2010
Another kind of religious leader must arise among us. He must be of the old prophet type, a man who has seen visions of God and has heard a voice from the Throne.

A. W. Tozer: Personal Life

By A. W. Tozer | April 16, 2010
It was the belief in the accountability of man to his maker that made America a great nation. Among those earlier leaders was Daniel Webster whose blazing eyes and fiery oratory often held the Senate spellbound.

Lewis Tappan and the Amistad Slaves

By John Piper | March 30, 2010
...what are you doing to pour yourselves into our future church leaders who will set examples, for better or for worse, for generations to come?

Spurgeon’s Theology: Embracing Biblical Paradox

By Randy Alcorn | March 22, 2010
Nineteenth century London pastor, preacher and writer Charles Haddon Spurgeon was a Calvinist. As such, he was opposed by anti-Calvinists and a variety of non-Calvinists. He recognized their salvation and sincerity, but believed their view of God was often too small, and hence their view of man too big.