Peace if possible. Truth at all costs. ~ Martin Luther

“Delight In The Will of God” by John A. Broadus [Dead Guy University]

It’s a joy to return to Dead Guy University. On Sundays I like to post classic articles and sermons from Church history. Today we have a wonderful sermon by John A. Broadus (1827-1895). I confess that I have not read a lot of Broadus, but I have a desire to read lot more. He was […]

“The Chocolate Soldier” by C.T. Studd [Dead Guy University]

On Sundays I post classic pieces from Church history. Today we have a very challenging piece by C.T. Studd (1860-1931). The great man pulled no punches! A brief biographical sketch follows at the bottom of this post. (Note: All emphases in the following article are the author’s, as printed in the original publication.) The Chocolate […]

“If Repentance Is Lacking” by Donald Gee [Dead Guy University]

Each Sunday I post classic pieces from the history of the Church. Today we’re hearing from “The Apostle of Balance”, Pentecostal pioneer and statesman, Donald Gee (1891-1966). A brief sketch of his life follows at the bottom of this post. If Repentance is Lacking by Donald Gee What I believe to be the deepest need of […]

“A Lamb for a House” by Andrew Murray [Dead Guy University]

I publish Dead Guy University every Sunday. For generations of Christians through church history, Sunday, “The Lord’s Day”, was a day specially dedicated to family worship. Today that seems outdated to many, but we are undoubtedly the poorer for it. Today’s reading is from the writings of Andrew Murray (1828-1917); an extract from his book […]

“Apostolic Optimism” by John Henry Jowett [Dead Guy University]

What an encouraging piece I have for you today in Dead Guy University. Every Sunday I post classic pieces from church history. Today we’re going to hear from the preacher John  Henry Jowett (1864-1923). A sketch of his life follows at the bottom of this post, but first do invest the short time it will […]

Edmund Calamy’s Prayer at Aldermanbury [Dead Guy University]

Once more we turn to the past to stand on the shoulders of giants. Each Sunday I post classic pieces from Christian preachers and leaders throughout church history. Today we look at a prayer that came out of a dark moment in Britain. A prayer of Edmund Calamy (1600-1666). The occasion of the prayer was […]

“On Christian Love” by Hugh Latimer [Dead Guy University]

It’s that time again. Each Sunday I post short classic pieces from Christian preachers and leaders throughout church history whom God powerfully used. Our focus today is on brave Hugh Latimer (1487—1555). More about his life follows at the bottom of this post, but first our reading for today is one of his surviving sermons: On […]

“Go Worship At Immanuel’s Feet” by Isaac Watts [Dead Guy University]

It’s Sunday again. Each week I post short classic pieces from Christians whom God powerfully used down through the history of the church. Our focus today is on the hymnwriter Isaac Watts (1674-1748). Usually the extracts I have posted have been from great sermons or books. So today is a little different: a hymn. But through […]

“The Great Giver” by Arthur W. Pink [Dead Guy University]

On Sundays I post short classic pieces from famous Christians signally used by God down through the history of the church. Our focus today is on Arthur W. Pink (1886-1952). The Great Giver An extract from “Comfort for Christians” by A.W. Pink “He that spared not His own Son but delivered Him up for us all how […]

“Entering the Port” by Christmas Evans [Dead Guy University]

On Sundays I post short classic pieces from famous Christians signally used by God down through the history of the church. Our focus today is on Christmas Evans (1766-1838). Entering The Port A sermon fragment by Christmas Evans “For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour […]

“The Improvement of Affliction” by Robert Murray McCheyne [Dead Guy University]

Each Sunday we post a short classic piece from famous Christians signally used by God down through the history of the church. Our focus today is on Robert Murray McCheyne (1813-1843). The Improvement of Affliction by Robert Murray McCheyne “Surely it is meet to be said unto God, I have born chastisement. I will not offend any more: that which […]