Peter Cartwright: God's Breaking Plow

Peter Cartwright: God's Breaking PlowPeter Cartwright, American Methodist circuit rider, was one of the most fascinating ministers of the Gospel in American history. Peter Cartwright was born September 1st, 1785 to poor parents in Amherst County, nestled along the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in the state of Virginia. His father was a soldier fighting for liberty in the Revolutionary War.

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Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf

Moravian Seal, or Agnus Dei, stained glass window in the Rights Chapel at Trinity Moravian Church, Winston-Salem, NCNicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf, born to Austrian nobility, was influenced by Pietistic preaching and founded the Moravian Missions. The Pietist were a group of zealous Christians that are known as the instruments of the Second Phase of the Reformation. Church life tended to be shallow, and that meaningful religious commitment on the part of church members was frequently lacking. Christianity was, for the most part, was something done rather than a lifestyle.

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