Meriwether Lewis Off the Edge of the Map

Despite warnings that they would all be drowned, the men of the Lewis and Clark expedition paddled toward the ferocious rapids. Sucked into the tempest, their canoes pitched and...

Alan Shepard Higher and Faster

Alan Shepard gripped the abort handle and braced his feet against the capsule floor. Five, Four, Three... Don't screw up, he muttered. Two, One, Zero, Liftoff. Alan felt himself...

Betty Greene Wings to Serve

Betty Greene coaxed her Grumman seaplane to two thousand feet... Suddenly, silence - total silence. The plane engine had stopped! Her passengers gasped, but Betty knew she must...

Dietrich Bonhoeffer In the Midst of Wickedness

Born into a loving family, Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) pursued a life as a pastor, teacher, theologian—and spy. He spoke out about the trouble in Germany when Adolph...

George Muller The Guardian of Bristol's Orphans

With scarcely enough food or money for his own family, George Müller (1805-1898) opened his heart and home. Sustained by God's provision, the Müller house "Breakfast Club" of...

Loren Cunningham Into All the World

Ever since he was a young boy dreaming of writing "God Is Love" on the moon so that all the world's people could see it, Loren Cunningham has committed his life to reaching the...

Charles Mulli We Are Family

For three hours, Charles sat in the car on the side of the road. "God, show me what to do. I will obey what You tell me," he found himself praying. "I'm willing to give up...

Florence Young Mission Accomplished

A rip current overturned the whaleboat with eight Kanaka Christians aboard. Only three of the men could swim, and the others clung to the upturned boat. Sharks circled the three...

Milton Hershey More than Chocolate

"We've done more than our share to see you right, but you're a Hershey, a true son of a dreamer", Milton's uncle Abraham said. "You'll never stick with anything long enough to...

Daniel Boone Frontiersman

In search of open spaces and land to call his own, Daniel Boone (1734-1820) fearlessly led a band of brave settlers into the bountiful Kentucky wilderness. Daniel's expert...

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