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  • 1891 And Abukkus: Spurgeon Laments The Coming New Year

    The haze of London’s skyline overwhelmed him as he watched the snow slowly and deliberately fall to the ground. Splash. A wet Spurgeon-tear, filled with Charles’ DNA, dropped aimlessly onto the window panel that he sat upon so many times. He often thought about Space, The Sermon on the...
  • Humble Beginnings: The Day The Bee Was Born

    Everything is changing around us. Old political divisions are shifting; technology is bringing us closer. Hospitals are getting tinier and darker, and Eugene Peterson can’t decide if he wants coleslaw or baked beans with his meals anymore. Donald Trump Jr. is getting older and older. Life is truly coming at us fast....
  • The Revival Man: An Oral History Of Billy Graham’s First Los Angeles Revival

    Passionately described by historian Cecilia Rasmussen as the greatest revival since Billy Sunday, the 1949 Los Angeles Crusade officially put William Franklin “Billy” Graham Jr. on the national stage. Sure, the big Minnesotan was known for his fiery and energetic preaching to black bears and woodland creatures up North, but...
  • 44 Years: 8 Ways The Shepherds’ Conference Has Changed 

    Since 1973, The Shepherds’ Conference has welcomed ten’s of thousands of men, young and old, to study the responsibility of preacherhood with men like Steven Lawson, Albert Mohler, and John MacArthur. Many will tell you, however, that the Shepherds’ Conference has changed drastically since its first installment. Here are...
  • Courageous:  Jim Bakker’s Top 10 Dunks With The Harlem Globetrotters 

    Jim Bakker’s career with the Harlem Globetrotters is a short, dark chapter in the fancy book of prominent Christians who have dipped their crisp toes into the warm waters of “America’s Prime Basket-Based Pastime.”  Although Bakker’s stint with the Harlem Bouncy Ball Bouncers was filled with controversy and lasted...
  • HUMBLING: Exhumed Remains of George MacDonald Reveal Shocking Secret

    A shocking and horrifying secret was revealed earlier this week after the remains of noted Scottish author, poet, and minister George MacDonald was exhumed. Suspicions had long surrounded the Christian mystic and his death — regarding what exactly, no one was quite sure.  One thing that everyone was quite...
  • Fascinating: 11 Tweets C. S. Lewis’ Cat Should Have Tweeted

    It has been 67 years since Garlic, C. S. Lewis’ favorite cat, has passed away. He was a black, furry cat who loved watching the neighborhood children play from the kitchen window. He never created an account on the social media platform “Twitter,” which would have allowed him to...
  • Terrifying: Martin Luther Predicted The Cheeto

    Martin Luther is recognized as the man responsible for inspiring Protestantism and all of it’s vastly unique, savory flavors we enjoy today. However, few of us recognize him as the prophet who predicted the coming of the delicious, tastebud-massaging flavors of the Cheeto, “America’s Mouth Treat of Choice.” Entire...
  • Shocking: Saint Valentine’s Card Shop Contained Only Happy Birthday And Get Well Cards

    February 14th is celebrated nation-wide as a day of love, festivities, and heart-shaped antacids. But the shocking new details unearthed regarding Saint Valentine – the old, soggy Roman citizen who started this whole thing – indicated that this was not always the case. Italian archeologist, Giuseppe Cogo, is a...

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