Archive for June, 2017


The 100th Anniversary

June 28, 2017
It’s 2017, and everyone has been talking about the five-hundredth anniversary of that event in 1517 when Martin Luther posted the Ninety-Five Theses and launched the Protestant Reformation. But I thought we could talk about another anniversary year; let’s talk about the one-hundredth anniversary. Let’s go back to 1917

The $14 MIllion Book

June 21, 2017
A $14 million book sounds expensive, right? Believe it or not, that’s not the most expensive book of all time. That honor goes to Leonardo Da Vinci’s codex, a seventy-two-page notebook that sold for $30.8 million at auction; it was purchased by Bill Gates. There are other books that

Deserted Island Top 5: Michael Horton

June 14, 2017
Stephen Nichols: Welcome back to another installment of 5 Minutes in Church History. It’s my pleasure to have with us Dr. Michael Horton. Dr. Horton, welcome. Michael Horton: Steve, a pleasure. SN: I’ve been looking forward to having you here, and I am going to give you your dream. I am

The Welsh Revivals

June 7, 2017
I’ve never been to one and I can’t say I have ever seen one firsthand, but I am told that at Welsh soccer games, the crowds will often break out into song. And sometimes they’ll sing hymns. It is quite a phenomenon for an entire stadium filled with Welsh