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Jimmy Hanson: Oswald Chambers’ Missionary Friend

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Jimmy Hanson was one of the people I recognized as a Bible Training College regular during my writing of Mrs. Oswald Chambers. On the last Tuesday of the month for the next five months, I’ll be telling stories of those “BTC regulars.” Why? Because I spent so much time following their fascinating rabbit trails to […]

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Following Biddy’s Steps

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Following Biddy’s steps took us to several spots in 2013 London. I was hunting details for a novel about Oswald and Biddy Chambers. We began the morning in Clapham Common, looking for the beautiful building where the Chambers couple lived. The Bible Training College I had the address of the Bible Training College Oswald and Biddy ran, so visiting […]

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Bible School Students and Oswald Chambers Part III


What happened to Oswald Chambers‘ Bible School (BTC) students? What do modern students do with their Bible school training? Many people, then and now, argue that studying the Bible is an important grounding for whatever you want to do with your life. If you know the basic truths of God’s word and how to apply […]

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Oswald Chambers and BTC Bible School Part 2

When Oswald Chambers set up his Bible Training College (BTC) in 1911 he had two things in mind: training students in the Bible and how to apply the Bible‘s teachings to practical living. His aims more than 100 years ago, ring similar to Bible schools today: “The aim of the Bible Training College is to provide […]

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Oswald Chambers and a Bible College Part I

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Many people do not know Oswald Chambers ran a Bible Training College (BTC) prior to World War I. The ideas represented in his devotional My Utmost for His Highest were first publicly aired in classes taught by Oswald at the school. Oswald prayed, thought and prepared ten years for the school. As he spent himself […]

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