He Didn’t Expect to Change the World

MARCH / APRIL 2017: BY RACHEL KOVACINY Five hundred years ago this October, a monk and professor at the University of Wittenberg, Germany, wanted to discuss some theological questions with other learned Christians. So he wrote them all down and, since the internet was a few centuries from being invented yet, he posted them to... Continue Reading →

William Wilberforce

MARCH / APRIL 2017: BY VERONICA LEIGH To call William Wilberforce a man of faith might be a bit of an understatement. Wilberforce was a force not to be reckoned with. Born in 1759, he was sent to live with his uncle and aunt after the death of his father, to receive a proper education... Continue Reading →

The Young Messiah

MARCH / APRIL 2017: BY CHARITY BISHOP Have you ever wondered what Jesus was like as a child? How he felt about leaving Alexandria, a great city of intellectual learning and trade, for a Judea under Roman occupation? He went from a philosophical environment to crucifixions, and although John tells us in scripture that Jesus... Continue Reading →

The Secret of Kells

MARCH / APRIL 2017: BY SCARLETT GRANT A long time ago I watched a magical animated short film about a young monk in a monastery set in Dark Ages Ireland. This film was called The Secret of Kells (2009). The story it tells is of Brendan, a young novice monk living at the Monastery of... Continue Reading →

Caroline Herschel

MARCH / APRIL 2017: BY LILA DONOVAN For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse. -Romans 1:20 Caroline Herschel was one of the first female astronomers and actually recognized in her era... Continue Reading →

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