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Following Biddy’s Steps

Biddy's steps

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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Oswald Chambers and a Bible College Part I

google maps Oswald Chambers; Bible Biddy's steps

Many people do not know Oswald Chambers ran a Bible Training College (BTC) in the four years 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. The school had been a dream for Oswald for nearly […]

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Hunting Oswald Chambers in Clapham Common

google maps Oswald Chambers; Bible Biddy's steps

I’m recently returned from a research trip in which I went hunting for Oswald Chambers in London’s Clapham Common. Obviously, not for the man himself, he’s been dead since 1917. But I was looking for his environs–where he lived during the four years he spent in London as principal of the Bible Training College. I’m […]

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