A Burning Light
Discover fascinating people and ideas in American history and the Bible through short stories on This Week's Story mp3 audio and text for reading.
George Whitefield: Nobody spoke to as many people as he did until the 20th century.
What is his name?
He and his messages were news. By age twenty-four he had preached to more people than anyone alive. His audiences in England and America often numbered several thousands.
Benjamin Franklin heard about the huge audiences and wondered, “Is it possible?” One evening as the preacher spoke from the top of the courthouse steps in Philadelphia...