Eric Liddell: 1902-1945

Eric Liddell: 1902-1945

In the 2021 Olympic Games, it would be unthinkable for any athlete to refuse to participate in his best event merely because it was held on a Sunday. However, nearly one hundred years ago, one athlete faced the same choice: break the Sabbath or have a chance at...
Mary Slessor let the Lord Lead the Way

Mary Slessor let the Lord Lead the Way

As a starry-eyed 18- year-old, I headed off to Puerto Montt, Chile for a five-month mission trip before starting college. I was eager to share the love of Jesus with the locals and also eager to hone my Spanish language skills. I had enjoyed Spanish class since the...
The Torchlighters Tournament is Here!

The Torchlighters Tournament is Here!

Two years ago our Christian History Institute office held a March Madness contest just for fun.  Since I know next to nothing about college basketball, I filled out my bracket based on superficial metrics like: cities I wanted to visit, team colors I liked, or mascots...
Partner and Pray, this Valentine’s Day!

Partner and Pray, this Valentine’s Day!

This Valentine’s Day, I’m reflecting on the unparalleled blessings of a godly marriage. Torchlighters William and Catherine Booth were the faith-filled power couple who started the Salvation Army in London in the 19th century. While they had unique gifts, they were...

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