Category: Christian Biography

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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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,…

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William Gladstone Prime Minister of impeccable morals 1809-1898 “My political or public life is the best part of my life: it is that part in which I am conscious of the greatest effort to do and avoid as the Lord Christ would have me…

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Lord Shaftesbury (Antony Ashley Cooper) Godly English statesman 1801-1885 “Social reforms, so necessary, so indispensable, require as much of God’s grace as a change of heart.” When the great English statesman William Wilberforce died in 1833, one of those who attended his funeral was…

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Sojourner Truth Abolitionist and women’s rights advocate 1797-1883 “The Lord has made me a sign unto this nation, an’ I go round a’testifyin’ an’ showin’ on ’em their sins agin my people.” At a gathering of prominent clergymen and abolitionists at the home of…