Bowling began with knocking down 'heathens'

by The editors of Leben -- The Bowling Hall of Fame used to feature a full-sized diorama of Martin Luther tossing the ball down the alley, but when the Hall re-located to Texas, this more…

Bible made for the 'wind talkers'

by The editors of Leben -- By Kate Uttinger "It gives me a headache." That's what Leonard Brink said about translating the spoken Navajo language into a written form. Leonard Brink, affectionately called L.P., more…

'Lutherans' killed in battle for America

by The editors of Leben -- A Spanish soldier pounded the last nail into the tree where a body hung below on a low branch. The inscription above him read, "I do this not more…

Taypayer revolt turns to murder

by The editors of Leben -- According to one account, the tax collector stripped the 15-year-old daughter of Wat Tyler naked, in order to prove whether she was old enough to owe the king's more…

A 'spy' for Christ in Elizabeth's Court

by The editors of Leben -- Philip Sidney is best remembered for his remarkable contributions to English literature, but his valiant attempts to unite Protestant Europe, had they succeeded, would have changed the political more…

America's 1st poet blazed godly trail

by The editors of Leben -- It was early morning when Anne Bradstreet looked out on the pile of ashes that the night before had been her home for 20 years. She had given more…

Before Billy Graham, there was this man

by The editors of Leben -- Many Christians today know the name of J. Wilbur Chapman because of his beautiful hymn "Jesus, What a Friend for Sinners," but there is much more to the more…