Category Archives: Anniversaries

120th Anniversary of Billy Sunday’s First Revival Campaign

On this day in 1896, Billy Sunday began full-time evangelistic ministry in Garner, Iowa. Here’s a repost of his rise to popularity and the results he accomplished for God. BILLY SUNDAY Posted on 11/19/2012 by William E. Richardson Born NOVEMBER … Continue reading

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ALBERT BRUMLEY’S 110th BIRTHDAY

The Smithsonian Institute called him the “greatest white gospel song writer before WWII.”

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BOB PIERCE’S 100TH BIRTHDAY

Born October 8, 1914   Today would have been the 100th birthday of the man who started two important relief organizations. Below are six essential facts about the life of Bob Pierce. Following each statement is a question concerning detailed information about that … Continue reading

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CATHERINE MARSHALL’S 100TH BIRTHDAY

  Born SEPTEMBER 27, 1914 To celebrate what would have been her 100th birthday this weekend, here are the highs and lows of Catherine Marshall’s life in 10 statements. 1936 At age 22, Catherine Wood—graduate of an Atlanta, Georgia women’s college— married … Continue reading

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LIGHTS FOR GOD IN WORLD WAR II

       Here are the stories of five well-known Christians, famous for their actions of faith. “What did they do during the war?” is a good question. In those terrible days of World War II, they made a difference. Some of them went on to serve God … Continue reading

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OSWALD CHAMBERS’ 140TH BIRTHDAY

Born JULY 24, 1874 Here are a few things you may not know about devotional author, Oswald Chambers. 1) He didn’t sit down and write My Utmost for His Highest. How it came about is one of Christian literature’s great behind-the-scenes … Continue reading

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90 YEARS AGO: ERIC LIDDELL WON GOLD

It happened July 11, 1924 Ninety years ago in Paris, France, God rewarded Olympiad Eric Liddell for following his Christian conscience. The Scottish runner risked the ire of his countyrmen by choosing not to run in the qualifying heats on Sunday. Because Eric … Continue reading

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