The Baseball Evangelist

June 22, 2016
One of the most colorful and interesting figures in twentieth-century American Christianity is the evangelist Billy Sunday. He was born William Ashley Sunday Jr. on November 19, 1862. His father was a Union soldier in the Civil War, but Billy Jr. never knew his father; the elder William died of influenza only two weeks after

67 Walloons

June 15, 2016
This is not the story of ninety-nine red balloons; this is the story of sixty-seven Walloons. Walloons are people from Wallonia, the southern half of Belgium. Wallonia is a French-speaking region. It has its own flag, its own anthem, and even its own Reformation confession. That confession, the Confession of the Walloons, was signed by

The Evangel, a Yacht

June 8, 2016
This is the story of a yacht. It was named The Evangel, and its story begins with Florence Young. Young was born in 1856 in Hamilton, New Zealand, to a British family. Her father had left England to strike out on his own and make his mark. When Florence was a young lady, she was sent

My 5 Favorite Baptists: Mark Dever

June 1, 2016
Stephen Nichols: Welcome back to 5 Minutes in Church History. Last time, we had Dr. Mark Dever and we left him on a deserted island. He's back and he's tanned and he's ready to go. Welcome back, Dr. Dever. Mark Dever: Good to be back. SN: I have a question for you. Who are your five favorite
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