Salvation at Auschwitz: The Story of Maximilian Kolbe

The story of Maximilian Kolbe

Just a few months ago, on a bitterly cold day, I was trudging around the internment camp of Auschwitz, Poland, listening to my guide explain this building and that, when I came across a plaque that caught my attention. The corroded brass plaque was affixed to the side of the wall of one of the buildings that housed the inmates. …

It’s In The Detail: Can we trust eyewitness accounts?

In the last Big Questions article we saw how well established Jesus is in the historical record. History indeed shows Jesus as a man whose life and death had a huge impact on the communities, governments, and religions around him. So what was it about Jesus that produced these momentous tremors on the historical seismograph? The answers can be found in …

Learning from History to Grasp the Future

Danny Lehman shares his thoughts on the future of YWAM and how movements born in the 50’s can transition well in the coming years to continue their spiritual cutting-edge. In his article Walking Backwards Into the Future of Evangelism Danny looks at how YWAM started and teaches us a few things from history: Revival
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Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

Eric Metaxas’ biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a book that I was eager to read. It finally made its way to my reading list courtesy of Father Christmas and I made good use of the holiday season to dive in. I first became aware of Dietrich Bonhoeffer through his book, The Cost of Discipleship. Held in high regard by many …