Robert Lowry (1826-1899) was a Baptist pastor and hymn writer whose gospel songs “Shall We Gather at the River,” “Christ Arose” and “Nothing but the Blood of Jesus” are among his best known.
Robert Murray M’Cheyne (1813–1843) was a minister in the Church of Scotland whose short tenure as a pastor was one completely devoted to God.
Mary Webb (1779–1861) was a Baptist pioneer who founded the first female missionary society in the United States. Born on March 12, 1779, in Boston,
Frances Havergal (1836—1879) was an English hymn writer who wrote songs such as “Take My Life and Let it Be,” “Like a River Glorious” and
Samson Occom (1723–1792) was a prominent Mohegan missionary who ministered to New England Indians. This year is the 300th anniversary of his birth. Occom was the
John Henry Jowett (1864–1923) may have been the “greatest preacher in the English-speaking world,” according to author and pastor Warren Wiersbe. This year is the
Frederick William Baedeker (1823–1906) was an evangelist known for proclaiming the gospel to prisoners across Russia. This year is the 200th anniversary of his birth.
Conrad Grebel (1498–1526) was co-founder of the Swiss Brethren, a branch of Anabaptists in Zurich. This year marks the 525th anniversary of his birth. He