Ben and George: The Friendship that Invented America

It's a delightful alchemy that takes geography and the events of historical context, and then blends in the like-mindedness and the variations of two distinct personalities.  Common enough, this is the science of friendship that is traced and recorded by Randy Petersen  in The Printer and the Preacher because, every once in a while, the melding of a friendship has historical impact,… Continue reading Ben and George: The Friendship that Invented America

Bonhoeffer Remembered

Seventy years ago, on April 9, 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed by the Nazis for his role in the German resistance movement against the Hitler regime.  At age 39, he left behind a fiancée, his parents, and several siblings, but even more significant are his legacy of courage and his sound theological reasoning which live on. … Continue reading Bonhoeffer Remembered

50 World Changers

50 Women Every Christian Should Know by Michelle DeRusha:  A Book Review The fifty women profiled in this feat of meticulous research were definitely world changers.  Covering over 900 years of Christian history, Michelle DeRusha has included the familiar names of recent history (Flannery O'Connor, Ruth Bell Graham); the less familiar names of previous centuries… Continue reading 50 World Changers