Monthly Archives: April 2013

WARNER SALLMAN

Born APRIL 30, 1892 Warner Sallman’s well-known yet lesser-known paintings have sold 500 million copies altogether. The Chicago native’s most famous painting, Head of Christ, has sold that number on its own. In only a few years it became an iconic image of Jesus around … Continue reading

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2012 Relit: EVANGELISTS- A BILL AND 2 BILLYS

They had a passion to lead others to personal faith in Jesus Christ. Each man, born in a different century, impacted his world with the gospel. One built chapels where he preach-ed and people came to know Jesus. The other two built ministry … Continue reading

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CORRIE TEN BOOM

Born APRIL 15, 1892 The line of women in prison camp dresses shuffled past the guards. The German soldiers frisked each one. They searched the woman ahead of Corrie three times, but didn’t touch her. A few minutes later, rather than search Corrie, a woman … Continue reading

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WILLIAM BOOTH

Born APRIL 10, 1829 William Booth understood poverty. He had to quit school as a young teen to contribute to the family income. William was 14, working as an apprentice for a Nottingham, England pawnbroker when his father died. That increased the family’s … Continue reading

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