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Godly Saints From The Past: A Look Into The Lives Of Forgotten Saints In Christian History (Elizabeth Fry 1780-1845)

“Betsy” Elizabeth Gurney Fry was born on May 21, 1790 in Norwich England, the third child of a Quaker family. Her father, John Gurney was a very successful banker and businessman and was partner in the Gurney Bank. He was also the owner of a wool stapling and spinning factory. Her mother, Catherine Gurney, was […]

Godly Saints From The Past: A Look Into The Lives Of Forgotten Saints In Christian History (Corrie Ten Boom 1892-1983)

Corrie Ten Boom was born on April 15, 1892 to a Dutch  family in Holland, Netherlands. She was the youngest of two sisters, Bellie and Nollie and one brother named Willem. Corrie had the privilege of being raised in a very Godly family and were members of the Dutch Reformed Church. Corrie’s grandfather, Willem, had […]

Godly Saints From The Past: A Look Into The Lives Of Forgotten Saints In Christian History (George Mueller 1805-1898)

George Mueller was a Prussian (German native) born in Kroppenstaedt on September 27, 1805 to Herr Faru Mueller. His father was a Prussian Tax Collector and would often entrust George and his two other brothers with considerable amounts of money, which many times would turn out to be disastrous. Often times George and his brothers […]

Godly Saints From The Past: A Look Into The Lives Of Forgotten Saints In Christian History (William Booth 1829-1912)

  “The Prophet Of The Poor” William Bramwell Booth was born on April 10, 1829 to Samuel and Mary Booth in Nottingham, England.  William had three sisters named Ann, Emma, Mary, and older brother named Henry that died on his second birthday. William’s parents were not religious and they had little education. William’s father grew […]

Godly Saints From The Past: A Look Into The Lives Of Forgotten Saints In Christian History (Amy Carmichael 1867-1951)

  “Amma”   Amy Carmichael was born on December 16, 1867 in a small village in Ireland to David and Catherine Carmichael. She was the oldest of seven children and was a very adventurous child while growing up and was often mischievous especially among her siblings. Her parents were devout Presbyterians and her father owned […]