Search Results

The message of the greatest communicator of his age.
Little-known or remarkable facts about George Whitefield
As George Whitefield blazed across England, Scotland, and America, his dramatic preaching caused excitement bordering on panic.
A farmer races to the sensation.
Cornelius Winter was at Whitefield's orphan house when he learned of the evangelist's death. His report:
A persuasive appeal from a powerful evangelist.
Whitefield's co-workers in the great eighteenth-century revival.
A look at one year of Whitefield's whirlwind ministry.
A sampler of sayings
Benjamin Franklin and George Whitefield: Theologically, they were miles apart, yet they became affectionate friends.
Soon after he began an orphanage, Whitefield found himself chained by expenses he couldn't pay.
Whitefield's troubling mix of views.
We still feel Whitefield's influence today.
Sensational Evangelist of Britain and America
Free Newsletters
More Newsletters

October 19, 1512: Martin Luther receives his Doctor of Theology degree from the University of Wittenberg (see issue 34: Luther's Early Years).

October 19, 1609: Dutch theologian Jacob Arminius, founder of an anti-Calvinist Reformed theology, dies at age 49 in Leiden, Netherlands (see issue 12: John Calvin).

October 19, 1720: Quaker minister John Woolman is born in Roncocas, New Jersey. He was known for his concerns to live a simple life exemplifying "the right use of things," and to end war, slavery, ...

More from October 19