You have the words of eternal life

I’ve been pressing on with my preaching theme of notable saints from the past: Isaac Watts (the great hymn writer), Corrie Ten Boom (the Nazi holocaust survivor), John Calvin (the Reformation theologian) and most recently George Whitefield (eighteenth century preacher and revivalist). It is said of Whitefield that in his final sermon in September 1770, in New Hampshire,… Read More You have the words of eternal life

The Waldensians

I’ve been doing some research into the Waldensians this week. They were originally a 12th century evangelical movement that began in the context of Catholicism, but was rejected by successive popes and suffered severe persecution from church and state, before and after the Reformation. It was Waldo of Lyons (1140-1217) who believed in the value… Read More The Waldensians