Category: Christian Biography

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Erasmus Pious humanist who sparked the Reformation 1466-1536 “Would that the farmer might sing snatches of Scripture at his plough and that the weaver might hum phrases of Scripture to the tune of his shuttle, that the traveler might lighten with stories from Scripture… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

The Venerable Bede Father of English history 673-735 “It has ever been my delight to learn or teach or write.” At age 7, Bede was given to the monks of Wearmouth Abby as an oblate. He never left. “From that time, I have spent… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Jerome Bible Translator Whose Version Lasted a Millennium 345-420 AD “Make knowledge of the Scripture your love… live with them, meditate on them, make them the sole object of your knowledge and inquiries.” Eusebius Hieronymus Sophronius, thankfully known as Jerome, was probably the greatest… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Henry VIII Defender of the faith 1491-1547 “I do not choose anyone to have it in his power to command me, nor will I ever suffer it.” Many consider Henry to have been a dilettante king, letting his ministers run the country while he… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Louis IX Saintly king of France1214-1270 “Jerusalem, Jerusalem.” —Louis IX’s dying words He didn’t act like a king. He wore hair shirts and visited hospitals, sometimes emptying the bedpans. He collected relics and built a chapel to house them. Such unkingly behavior was one… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Gregory the Great “Servant of the Servants of God” 540-604 “Act in such a way that your humility may not be weakness, nor your authority be severity. Justice must be accompanied by humility, that humility may render justice lovable.” Gregory, before he became pope,… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

William Booth First General of the Salvation Army 1829-1912 “I seemed to hear a voice sounding in my ears, ‘Where can you go and find such heathen as these, and where is there so great a need for your labors?’” After he died, 150,000… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Catherine Booth Compelling preacher and co-founder of the Salvation Army 1829-1890 “If the Word of God forbids female ministry, we would ask how it happens that so many of the most devoted handmaidens of the Lord have felt constrained by the Holy Ghost to… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Harriet Tubman The “Moses” of Her People 1820-1913 “I always tole God, ‘I’m gwine [going] to hole stiddy on you, an’ you’ve got to see me through,”‘ In 1831 a Kentucky slave named Tice Davids made a break for the free state of Ohio… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

Modern Christian Biography

Biography Of Pastor Sarah Omakwu By Bp-Relate  – May 5, 2019 0 Pastor Sarah Omakwu is a Dynamic Christian Speaker and Senior Pastor Family Worship Centre, Abuja. Pastor Sarah Omakwu, Senior Pastor Family Worship Centre, Abuja. Wife of Pastor Ina Omakwu of blessed memory,… Continue Reading “Modern Christian Biography”