A former slave ship master who became an Anglican clergyman, John Newton preached even after old age had robbed him of eyesight and a clear mind. Newton died December 21st, 1807, but was a living example of the “Amazing Grace” that his hymn celebrates. Join me as we look back on his life, including a rare Newton Christmas carol found in the Olney collection, on this episode of Hugs From Heaven.

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Moira Brown

With over 40 years of broadcast experience, Moira is known and loved across Canada. Best known for her work on 100 Huntley Street, Moira now offers daily encouragement with her Faith Strong Today podcast Hugs From Heaven, sharing her life experiences and interests in her warm, show-and-tell style.

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