Past and Present in Samoa

The following four articles describing the progress of the Gospel in Samoa are now available on-line in PDF. George Cousins, “The Past and Present in Samoa,” Sunday at Home 36 No. 1832 (June 8th 1889): 360-364. [Click here to download] George Cousins, “The Past and Present in Samoa. II – Samoa Casting Off Idolotry,” Sunday at…

China Past and Present

My wife Michelle and I have decided to digitise a number of Sunday magazines from the Victorian Era, starting with the Sunday at Home. This was published by the Religious Tract Society in London from the 1850s to the 1920s and contains a wealth of interesting material. Amongst the most interesting are the various missions…

Changing Lives and Communities for Christ – Victorian Style.

Changing Lives and Communities for Christ – Victorian Style.

From: “Far and Near: Notes of the Month,” Sunday At Home 1902-1903, pages 137-138 Casting Out Devils In Birmingham [p.137] ST. LAURENCE PARISH, Birmingham, is not an attractive spot; a death-rate of forty per thousand, and a reputation for ruffianism and rowdyism, have given it a character unenviable. It is here that policemen go two and…