You’ve likely heard the famous words, “Dr. Livingstone, I presume.” at some point in your life, though the story behind them is the real Hug From Heaven. Dr. David Livingstone captured the interest and imagination of the world as he plunged deeper into the African interior during his heroic missionary exploits. But in the early 1870’s, word from the Scottish explorer ceased. After five years, the New York Herald sent reporter Henry Stanley to find him, dead or alive. It was God’s timing. Listen in to hear the full story on this episode of the podcast.
- Inspire others. Stanley went to Africa “as prejudiced against religion as the worst infidel in London” but his interaction with Livingstone changed him. By showing piety, gentleness, and zeal, we can show others the beauty of God’s Love.