Archive for December, 2007

Robert Raikes

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Robert Raikes, the founder of the Sunday school in 1780, was moved by what he saw – young boys with no future going to prison – and he responded. These boys where uneducated and worked in the factories and mills 6 days a week. His response was to educate and instil godly principles in them each Sunday by learning to read the bible. (more…)