50 Lashes Could Not Stop Her Love for Christ

“One [Creek] woman who received fifty lashes for affirming her faith in Christ went down to a spring, near Old North Fork Town, washed her wounds, and walked ten miles to hear Joseph Islands [a Creek Baptist preacher] preach that night.”2 It was 1845 in the Creek (Muscogee) Nation, Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma). The […]

Beds of Ease, or Bloody Seas?

“Am I a soldier of the cross, A follower of the Lamb, And shall I fear to own His cause, Or blush to speak His Name? Must I be carried to the skies On flowery beds of ease, While others fought to win the prize, And sailed through bloody seas?” – Isaac Watts In late […]