Dad hid Jews, and we all pitched in

by The editors of Leben -- By Ray Hulstein On Nov 28, 1968, the following article appeared in the Vancouver Sun: "Funeral Service for Mr. Henry Hulstein, 65, who risked his life harbouring Jews more…

Saving souls aboard the Titanic

by The editors of Leben -- By Doug Schlegel One-hundred years ago, the Titanic sailed out of Southampton Harbor and into the mists of history. There are many stories of those who perished when more…

'Jesus' bulldog' wages war on booze

by The editors of Leben -- "Show me a joint!" Carry Nation demanded as she stepped from the filthy jail cell that held her for wreaking havoc in several Wichita saloons. Swarms of enthusiastic, more…

Classic, favorite hymn born from tragedy

by The editors of Leben -- by Victor M. Parachin There are some hymns that began and remain the parochial property of one branch of the church or another, and then there are hymns more…

Former slave tells true tale of Underground Railroad

by The editors of Leben -- When reading Fergus Bordewich's account of Rev. John Rankins' role in the Underground Railroad, it sparked a memory of another account from the "Slave Narrative Collection." The "Narratives" more…

Preacher becomes cowboy Western star

by The editors of Leben -- by Kally Mavromatis He realized that his movies were a pulpit from which he could reach a vast audience of boys whose letters fell upon him like blessings: more…

Debate over Abraham Lincoln's faith resolved

by The editors of Leben -- The religious conviction of Abraham Lincoln has been a subject of debate for many years, the chosen sides often serving as mere proxy for one's views on the more…

God does not forget city that forgot Him

by The editors of Leben -- By Wayne C. Johnson Geneva's fall from grace was a top-down affair, cheered by her seminaries and blessed by her ministers. The proximate cause was the influence of more…