Ronald Reagan Destiny at His Side

From his early days living in small-town poverty, young Dutch Reagan's (1911-2004) thoughts were always on the future. Whether helping his family through financial hard times...

Wilfred Grenfell Fisher of Men

The icy Arctic cold stabbed at Wilfred's fingers and toes. A howling wind was pushing the ice pan he was stranded on out to sea - and with it hope of rescue. His clothed, soaked...

Mildred Cable Through the Jade Gate

Missionary trio Mildred Cable and Evangeline and Franscesca French were the first Englishwomen to cross the infamous Gobi Desert, living for years among the diverse peoples of...

Isobel Kuhn On the Roof of the World

A fellow missionary had said, "When you get to China, all the scum of your nature will rise to the top." It surely had, mused Belle. The food, the fleas, the filth, the exhausting...

William Wilberforce Take Up the Fight

William wondered how anyone was supposed to battle slavery. After all, King George III and the Church of England both had large amounts of money invested in trade with the West...

Brother Andrew God's Secret Agent

When he became God's smuggler, Brother Andrew (1928-) was already familiar with risk. As a boy, the intrepid Andrew van der Bijl joined the Dutch Resistance against the Nazi...

Douglas MacArthur What Greater Honor

Whether masterminding strategy and fighting on the front lines to secure Allied victory in World War I and World War II or guiding war-torn nations to recovery in peacetime,...

Abraham Lincoln A New Birth of Freedom

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) had never set his sights on becoming president; after all, he'd grown up in a log cabin on the frontier and had hardly any formal schooling. But as...

John Adams Independence Forever

Growing up in Massachusetts, longing to be a farmer like his father, John Adams (1735-1826) never imagined the vital role he would one day play in the transformation of the...

Wiliam Penn Liberty and Justice for All

With the favor William's father enjoyed in Britain's royal court, all William had to do was show himself to be a faithful royalist, and wealth and privilege would be his. Instead...

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