Christian Leaders of the Eighteen Century

Gold dust! J.C. Ryle’s, Christian Leaders of the 18th Century (originally published in the 19th century as Christian Leaders of the Last Century) might sound a bit dull, dry and dusty but if you’ve read it you’ll know it is gripping, inspiring, fantastically relevant stuff.  It’s the story of the English and Welsh revivals of the mid 18thcentury told mainly through brief biographies…

Spurgeon: The early years

Spurgeon was exceptional in practically every way. A pastor at the age of 17, he had preached 600 sermons before he was 20. Once he had moved to be pastor of a church in London (aged 19) he was soon preaching to congregations of up to 10,000. At the age of 22 he founded a…

No King but Christ

Do these words ring a bell? This is the story of Donald Cargill. Set in Scotland in the colorful days of the restoration of the mornarchy under Charles 2, when to preach without license from the Crown was an offense punishable by imprisonment, banishment and even death, this book tells the story of one of…

Fearless pilgrim

  John Bunyan is well known as the author of The Pilgrim’s Progress, the seventeenth-century spiritual classic which has been the second best-selling book in the world after the Bible. He was also a much-loved preacher and pastor whom crowds flocked to hear after his release from prison. One contemporary wrote that he ‘could weep…

A MIGHTY FORTRESS IS OUR GOD

The life and ministry of Martin Luther marked a decisive return to biblical teaching and inaugurated an era of Christian history of which we are part. Having found peace with God through Christ alone, Luther proclaimed the evangelical message and in doing so initiated the Protestant reformation of the sixteenth century. Evangelical Christians today are…

Preachers who made a difference!

Even if you are not a preacher, this is a book that will fire you up. It will introduce you to the lives of nine very different men who opened the Bible, preached Christ and saw people changed forever. You will learn about their strengths, weaknesses and struggles. You will have a small taste of…

James Hudson Taylor

THE BIOGRAPHY OF JAMES HUDSON TAYLOR by F & M Howard Taylor A look into the life of a prolific man of God through the eyes of his second born son and his wife, this is indeed a book worth reading. Taylor’s upbringing provided a great foundation upon which to build after he accepted Christ…