William Wilberforce played by Ioan Gruffudd in "Amazing Grace" the movie. This movie is what first inspired me to learn more about this amazing man and his fight to end slavery and the slave trade.

William Wilberforce played by Ioan Gruffudd in "Amazing Grace" the movie. This movie is what first inspired me to learn more about this amazing man and his fight to end slavery and the slave trade.


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William Wilberforce was one of Britain’s great social reformers. In particular, William Wilberforce is remembered for his active participation in getting Parliament to outlaw the slave trade. He died in 1833, just three days before Parliament passed the Slavery Abolition Act 1833, which effectively banned slavery in the British Empire.

William Wilberforce was one of Britain’s great social reformers. In particular, William Wilberforce is remembered for his active participation in getting Parliament to outlaw the slave trade. He died in 1833, just three days before Parliament passed the Slavery Abolition Act 1833, which effectively banned slavery in the British Empire.

Eric Liddell “We are all missionaries. Wherever we go we either bring people nearer to Christ or we repel them from Christ.”

Eric Liddell “We are all missionaries. Wherever we go we either bring people nearer to Christ or we repel them from Christ.”

Chuck Colson-former Chief of Staff under Richard Nixon-"The White House Hatchett Man'; now a committed Christian and brilliant apologist for the Christian Faith

Chuck Colson-former Chief of Staff under Richard Nixon-"The White House Hatchett Man'; now a committed Christian and brilliant apologist for the Christian Faith

Amazing book about an amazing man.  I learned more about Germany during World War II than I ever have from any other source.  Such an inspirational man. <3

Amazing book about an amazing man. I learned more about Germany during World War II than I ever have from any other source. Such an inspirational man. <3

Aunt Helen - (-2011) Wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, servant of God.  Lover of family, chocolate, jigsaw puzzles and me.  "I don't mind wearing out - I just don't want to rust out."

Aunt Helen - (-2011) Wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, servant of God. Lover of family, chocolate, jigsaw puzzles and me. "I don't mind wearing out - I just don't want to rust out."

"A real Christian is one who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip."  -- Billy Graham

"A real Christian is one who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip." -- Billy Graham

Rich Mullins's self title debut screams 80's, but it's still fun.  Features "A Few Good Men" and "Elijah."

Rich Mullins's self title debut screams 80's, but it's still fun. Features "A Few Good Men" and "Elijah."

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