John Bunyan: The Poor Tinker Who Wrote a Masterpiece

John Bunyan: The Poor Tinker Who Wrote a Masterpiece

“Maybe we should cancel today’s meeting.” John Bunyan (1628-1688) considered these words as he prepared to preach at a private gathering in Stamhill, England. The seething political turmoil of 1660 caused King Charles II to distrust unlicensed preachers; those hostile...
Torchlighters Shining Bright: Chicago

Torchlighters Shining Bright: Chicago

For years Melody Fabien of Chicago, IL, dreamed of a ministry to help moms and daughters connect and grow their spiritual life.  As cofounder of LoveTruth International, this wife and mother is passionate about helping families grow in the Lord. She explains:...
10 Ways to use The Torchlighters in your Church

10 Ways to use The Torchlighters in your Church

Torchlighters Heroes of the Faith videos can be an integral part of your church’s children’s ministry and outreach to your community. Here are some ideas to consider:  1. Missions Sunday Torchlighters missionaries like Amy Carmichael and Jim Elliot fit perfectly with...
Harriet Tubman’s Incredible Prayer Life

Harriet Tubman’s Incredible Prayer Life

This past Sunday our church prayer team was invited into the Senior High Sunday school to share insights on prayer, and we all had plenty to say: Pray as a habit; pray through all things; pray expectantly; and so on. Having been a Christian for 30 years, I’ve read...
A new look for our Torchlighters website

A new look for our Torchlighters website

On the first day of  Heather McIlwraith’s summer internship with Christian History Institute, we couldn’t help but notice her eyes light up when we mentioned the Torchlighters series–our flagship video line presenting Christian heroes to kids. As it turned out,...

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