Monthly Archives: November 2012

C. S. LEWIS

Born NOVEMBER 29, 1898 He read, thought, prayed, and lived through life’s ups and downs for nearly sixty-five years, helping the rest of us in the process. As an adult, C. S. Lewis converted from atheism to become the leading Christian apologist of the 20th … Continue reading

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BILLY SUNDAY

Born NOVEMBER 19, 1862 A simple, straight-forward message. A bold presenta-tion. A clear call to repentance. In his heyday, evan-       gelist Billy Sunday was a modern-day Elijah or John the Baptist. His preaching attracted crowds by the thousands. They never found him boring. They always  returned home having heard … Continue reading

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JOHN HYDE

Born NOVEMBER 9, 1865 A handful of Christians are remembered for their excep-tional prayer lives. One outstanding individual was an Illinois-born missionary to India. John Hyde’s prayer practices gained him the nickname “Praying Hyde.” STANDING IN THE GAP John and his older brother Edmund were the sons of a … Continue reading

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JOHN W. PETERSON

Born NOVEMBER 1, 1921 In 1940 John traveled and sang with two of his brothers as the Norse Gospel Trio. One night between Wichita and Lincoln, Kansas, a tanker truck heading their way crossed the center line. It hit them head-on. The collision destroyed … Continue reading

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