Tag Archives: Evangelism

Yet Mine It Was To Call

A lovely poem about John the Baptist by an obscure poet speaks up for those who serve in anonymity.

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Curling Up with a Good Book

This Scott Bates is a testimony to the solitary joy of reading.

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With Me Stood a Rescued Throng

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper’s poem “Fishers of Men” invokes Jesus’s words to Peter as she appears to talk about her work on behalf of slaves.

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