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…

She lived 38 years a prisoner for God

by The editors of Leben -- With the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, Louis XIV reinstated Roman Catholicism as the only authorized religion in France. Protestant worship and education were expressly more…

Royal wedding paves way for Reformation

by The editors of Leben -- When Kate Middleton walked down the aisle of Westminster Abbey, no doubt most of the audience of two billion assumed that this was a British tradition carefully followed more…

How Harlem influenced Dietrich Bonhoeffer

by The editors of Leben -- There is a time and a place for a book to be written. Such is clearly the case with Eric Metaxas's "Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy." It is more…

Famous American hero actually a missionary

by The editors of Leben -- [caption id="attachment_379089" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Church of the Holy City, Washington, D.C."][/caption] Most schoolchildren can repeat the story of John Chapman, who traveled about the country planting apple seeds; more…