Monthly Archives: October 2013


Born OCTOBER  29, 1905 Most hymn writers are remembered for one or two songs. A few have been blessed to write a handful that survive and thrive. One of gospel music’s most popular hymn writers of the 20th century is Albert Brumley. The majority of his songs that are still sung today were … Continue reading

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Born October 23, 1890 Should she enter full-time Christian service? The single, 39-year-old Henrietta pondered that question in 1929. When she and her sister, Margaret, visited Hollywood First Presbyterian Church, the pastor offered Henrietta a job: overseeing the church’s Christian Education Department. She took that … Continue reading

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Born October 8, 1914 In the late 1940s, God changed Bob Pierce’s view of his place in the world. It began while he was on a preaching tour of Asia. One morning on an island off the coast of China, a female missionary came … Continue reading

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