Christopher Columbus (Part 1)

2021-06-13T10:23:20-05:00June 13th, 2021|

Date: June 13, 2021

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Learn about the early life of the man credited with discovering the new world. The European powers were obsessed with finding new trade routes in hope of bringing money and a better life to their people. Columbus was born into a very poor family, and became motivated to escape that poverty. He was self-taught and brilliant, and became interested in the "science" of the day, becoming a seaman. He was part of a convoy that was attacked by Portuguese war ships. The ships destroyed and the captains killed, he swam towards the Portuguese shore where he would spend the next

Zam Zam

2021-06-06T21:34:18-05:00May 30th, 2021|

Date: May 30, 2021

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For this episode of Baptist History, we will explore an incident during World War II. Florence Almen took passage on a neutral ship, Zam Zam heading towards Cape Town, South Africa.  During the trip, Zam Zam was shelled by a German ship. Listen along as we tell the story of God's miraculous protection during the entire ordeal.  

Solomon Ginsburg – Part 2

2021-04-25T10:06:53-05:00April 25th, 2021|

Date: April 25, 2021

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For this episode of Baptist History, we will  continue to explore the life of Solomon Ginsburg. Solomon Ginsburg was born the son of a Jewish rabbi, but through God's guidance, Solomon came to the knowledge of the Gospel. Eventually, God lead him to preach and had a tremendous ministry in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Listen along as we explore the life and trials of Solomon Ginsburg among the Catholics in Brazil.

Solomon Ginsburg

2021-05-09T10:12:23-05:00April 18th, 2021|

Date: April 18, 2021

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For this episode of Baptist History, we will explore the life of Solomon Ginsburg. Solomon Ginsburg was born the son of a Jewish rabbi, but through God's guidance, Solomon came to the knowledge of the Gospel. Eventually, God lead him to preach and had a tremendous ministry in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Listen along as we explore the life of Solomon Ginsburg.

James McGranahan

2021-03-28T21:41:23-05:00March 28th, 2021|

Date: March 28, 2021

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For this episode of Baptist History, we will explore the life of James McGranahan. Rarely does a Sunday go by that we do not sing hymns written by McGranahan, Bliss and Whittle.  From a young age James was able to sharpen his talented tenor voice.  He was a rising star in the Opera world, but God had other plans. God used Philip Bliss to encourage James to use his talent for the Lord.  For eleven years, James served the Lord throughout the United States and Great Britain. Listen along as we explore the life of James McGranahan.

Daniel Whittle

2021-04-18T09:50:00-05:00March 21st, 2021|

Date: March 21, 2021

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For this episode of Baptist History, we will explore the life of Daniel Webster Whittle.  Most know him as Major Whittle. At the start of the American Civil War, young Daniel joined the army and went off to fight.  Before he left, his mother left him with a New Testament.  During the war, he would fight along side General Sherman, rising to the rank of Major. God would show Daniel his need of Salvation by being asked to pray with a dying soldier. After the war, Major Whittle moved to Chicago where he met D.L. Moody and Phillip Bliss. Listen along as we explore the

Philip Bliss – Part 2

2021-03-21T09:39:25-05:00March 14th, 2021|

Date: March 14, 2021

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For episode 51 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will extend our exploration of the life of Philip Bliss. Throughout his career in the music business, Philip Bliss was a great personal soul-winner. One of those who he reached was another talented musician, James McGranahan. Philip encouraged James to know the thrill of serving the Lord with his great talent. Philip and Lucy Bliss would take a train from Chicago to return home.  During the ride, as the train was coming into the station in Ashtabula, Ohio, there was a terrible train wreck. Just 100 yards from the station as the train

Philip Bliss – Part 1

2021-03-14T09:48:43-05:00March 7th, 2021|

Date: March 7, 2021

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For episode 50 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will explore the life of Philip Bliss. We know Philip Bliss as a prolific hymn writer and we sing many of his hymns most Sundays.  Philip Bliss was born into a poor Pennsylvania farmer's home.  Though money was not in abundance, his parents gave him a rich godly heritage. From a young age, Philip had an exceptional musical talent, making instruments and a gifted singing voice.  He would use this talent for the glory of God. Listen along as we discuss the first part of the life of Philip Bliss.

William Colgate

2021-03-07T09:48:22-06:00February 28th, 2021|

Date: February 28, 2021

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Most people have Colgate products in their homes, but few may know the story of William Colgate.  For episode 49 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will explore the life of William Colgate. From a young boy, William's parents taught him at least 10% of every dollar belonged to God.  This teaching followed him throughout his life. At sixteen, William left his parents farm to find work in NYC to find work. He found it working for a soap boiler. At that time, most housewives made their own soap; William sought to disrupt that.  He found a way to mass produce
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