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This Day in HIS-story: June 14

1871 HT: Dan Graves GEORGE LESLIE MACKAY gave his heart to Christ when he was ten. In his college years he enthusiastically embraced the idea of becoming a missionary and asked the Presbyterian Church of Canada to send him to a foreign land. They had no missionary program at the time and considered him too young, but said they would consider it. …

Hugh Miller, Voice of the Free Church (1802-1856)

I’m grateful to my good friend Paul James-Griffiths of Christian Heritage Edinburgh who most weeks writes an article on some leading Christian in Scotland’s remarkable history. With his permission, I intend to post future articles here. A shock wave swept through Edinburgh on 24 December, 1856. Hugh Miller, the famous geologist and Free Church of…

This Day in HIS-story: June 12

1744  HT: Dan Graves DAVID BRAINERD lived only twenty-nine years, but his faith was responsible for two major events. He helped trigger the formation of Princeton University (as the College of New Jersey) and converted many Seneca and Delaware Indians to Christianity. His journal and diary also had a powerful influence after his death. Born…