What a Friend We Have in Jesus: The Story Behind the Hymn

 

Digging into the history of hymns, we often find people we can relate to.

Today, let’s discover the story behind the hymn, “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.”  

One of the best known hymns of our time, it offers comfort and strength. We enjoy singing this popular hymn at our church in North Sydney. Although its author was not a famous hymn writer, it has stood the test of time. What is the history behind this hymnRead more…


Summer Reading Series: Excerpt from Of Storms and Sunshine

Written by Dr. L. Allen Homan, Of Storms and Sunshine is a collection of poetry. It includes poems about the Christian life, our walk with the Lord, evangelism, and much more.

Dr. L. Allen Homan was born and raised among the corn fields of rural Michigan, USA. After marrying his love, Jerrie, he moved his small family to serve Jesus Christ as a missionary in Canada. Since that time, he has ministered in some of the largest and most rural churches in Canada. His life has been one of committed, loving sacrifice for his family, friends, and Saviour.
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