FACT OR FANTASY The Fantasy of Saint Nicholas Many Christians attempt to justify their keeping of the Christmas tradition by speaking of the wonderful Christian man, Saint Nicholas, the ever-popular namesake of Santa Claus. They say that the giving of gifts represents the way he gave selflessly,

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LEARNING THE STORY BEHIND THE KJV Many people prefer the King James Bible to any other version, and for many different reasons. If you were to take a poll, I would guess less than half of them actually know the story behind its creation. However, it is

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HOW THE BIBLE CAME TO BE TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH  John Wycliffe John Wycliffe did the very first English translation of the Bible in 1382 AD. He was a professor at Oxford, a scholar and also a theologian and he wrote out the entire Bible in English, by

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PENTECOSTAL EVENTS FROM 1801 UNTIL 1907 1801 A great spiritual outpouring took place in Cain Ridge, Kentucky in this year. It happened during a camp meeting of interdenominationals, including those of Baptist, Methodist and Presbyterian faiths. It became a normal thing to hear sermons full of great

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THE LITTLE KNOWN MORAVIAN POPULATION BRINGS FIRST REFORMATION The Moravian Church It is simply fact that the Moravian Church cannot be ignored when looking into revival histories spanning the course of some five hundred years. Originally called the Unity of Brethren, this Church claims its origins in

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REVIVAL AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY  On January 1, 1901, the very first Pentecostal revival to take place on American soil happened just on the outskirts of Topeka, Kansas. It spread much farther than this, however, as God gave the increase. Charles’ Early Life Charles Parham was

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