Rudyard Kipling wrote “if you can force your heart and nerve and sinew, to serve your turn long after they are gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you, except the Will which says to them: ‘Hold on!”…you’ll be a man my son” The giants that tower over the pages of history are those whose indomitable will prevailed long after everything else had failed them, whose unyielding faith in God sustained them when the outlook was bleakest and whose penchant for secret communion with God buoyed them long after every semblance of hope had dissolved. These are the stories of the warriors of God who changed history, not by might, nor by power but solely by His spirit.
Who was Columbanus? Born in 543 AD in Ireland, Columbanus was an Irish missionary who brought Bible truth to Europe at a time when it was inundated by Roman Catholic dogma. Fully surrendered to the will of God, Columbanus was a man who was exceptionally gifted and...read more
Luther Becomes a Monk Luther And Staupitz Luther Goes to Wittenberg Luther Is Sent To Rome The Journey To Rome "Holy Rome, I Salute Thee" Luther's Return To Wittenberg Leo X: Sparking The Reformation A Thorn In Luther's Side Luther and 1517 The Reformation Begins...read more
Dinooth and Celtic Christianity The Celtic Church in Wales was largely untouched by the advance of paganism, brought to the British Isles by the invading Picts and Saxons. While what we now know as Scotland, England and Ireland were soon engulfed in the pagan beliefs...read more
Who was Columba? In her book Education, Ellen White writes “With such an army of workers as our youth, rightly trained, might furnish, how soon the message of a crucified, risen, and soon-coming Saviour might be carried to the whole world!” Her vision was far-reaching...read more
Who was Aiden? Aiden was born around 590 AD in Ireland and from a young age was a part of the training school at Iona. He was called by God to take the gospel to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of the British Heptarchy. The Heptarchy was a collective of seven kingdoms ruled by...read more