95 episodes

Giants of the Faith is a bite-sized podcast where we’ll explore some of the great figures in Christian history. Expect to hear episodes on Luther, Augustine, Wesley, and more. Some of the folks we talk about will be familiar to you and some will probably not be but all are noteworthy in some way.

Giants of the Faith - A Christian History Podcast Robert Daniels

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    • 4.8 • 30 Ratings

Giants of the Faith is a bite-sized podcast where we’ll explore some of the great figures in Christian history. Expect to hear episodes on Luther, Augustine, Wesley, and more. Some of the folks we talk about will be familiar to you and some will probably not be but all are noteworthy in some way.

    Episode 77 - John G Paton

    Episode 77 - John G Paton

    Hello and welcome to episode 77 of the Giants of the Faith podcast. My name is Robert Daniels and I am the host of this show where we look back at Christians from the past that have made an impact for the kingdom of God. Today we're looking at the life of Scottish missionary John Paton.RESOURCESLigonier: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/missionary-john-patonAll Nations Interational: https://allnations.international/blog/the-story-of-john-paton-whose-god-made-rain-come-from-the-earthWho...

    • 9 min
    Bonus Episode 18 - Karl Barth, Sad Trombone

    Bonus Episode 18 - Karl Barth, Sad Trombone

    In today's episode we're looking at influential modern theologian Karl Barth. This is my third try at writing this episode because I've struggled to be able to present Barth in a way that both appreciates his impact on the 20th century church while dealing with the problems in his personal life. So, to avoid rubber-stamping Barth's status as a Giant of the Faith but to also cover such an influential figure, I'm bumping him to bonus episode status. This might limit the reach of this episode bu...

    • 15 min
    Episode 76 - Chrysostom

    Episode 76 - Chrysostom

    Hello, and welcome to episode 76 of the Giants of the Faith podcast. This is the podcast where we look at the lives of Christians from history and examine the impact that they have had for the Kingdom of Christ. I'm your host, Robert Daniels, and in today's episode we're focused on one of the Church Fathers, John Chrysostom.RESOURCESOrthodox Christianity: https://orthochristian.com/43102.htmlGot Questions: https://www.gotquestions.org/John-Chrysostom.htmlChristian History Institute: https://c...

    • 9 min
    Episode 75 - JC Ryle

    Episode 75 - JC Ryle

    This is the podcast where we profile Christians from throughout the age of the church and look at their impact on the world and our shared faith. In this episode we're profiling the Anglican Bishop J.C. Ryle, who's commentaries and works are still in print and in wide use today.

    • 9 min
    Episode 74 - Dionysius Exiguus

    Episode 74 - Dionysius Exiguus

    Dionysius Exiguus, whose name would be translated today as "Dennis the Humble," was a 6th-century monk, scholar, and mathematician. While he may not be as well-known as some other figures from antiquity, his contributions to the world are profound and enduring.

    • 5 min
    Episode 73 - Mark Buntain

    Episode 73 - Mark Buntain

    Welcome to Giants of the Faith, a podcast where we explore some of the great figures in Christian history. I'm your host, Robert Daniels, and today we're going to talk about Mark Buntain, a Canadian evangelist and missionary who founded a hospital and a feeding program in Calcutta, India. This episode is for Tim Svoboda, who won the graphic novel contest from a few months ago by suggesting Buntain.

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Romania1977 ,

Excellent

This is excellent! Love learning the life stories of believers and like the fact that it highlights lesser known servants of the cross.

smolwalrus ,

One of my favorite podcasts

I binged up to December and am very very happy they’re being posted again. Keep up the good work.

A. Clay Latham ,

Fantastic Show!

I love the show! It is splendid for anyone interested in church history and famous men and women of God!

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