Norman Vincent Peale
Norman Vincent PealeMay 31, 1898 - December 24, 1993
Joel Osteen
Joel OsteenMarch 5, 1963 -
Swami Vivekananda
Swami VivekanandaJanuary 12, 1863 - July 4, 1902
Henri Nouwen
Henri NouwenJanuary 24, 1932 - October 2, 1996
Billy Graham
Billy GrahamNovember 7, 1918 -
William Franklin "Billy" Graham Jr., KBE (born November 7, 1918) is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 reaching a core constituency of middle-class, moderately conservative Protestants. He held large indoor and outdoor rallies; sermons were broadcast on radio and television, some still being re-broadcast today. Graham was a spiritual adviser to several American presidents; he was particularly close to Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon Johnson (who was considered to be one of Graham's closest friends) and...
John C. Maxwell
John Calvin Maxwell (born 1947) is an American author, speaker, and pastor who has written many books, primarily focusing on leadership. Titles include The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want to Follow. His books have sold millions of copies, with some on the New York Times Best Seller List....
Henry Ward Beecher
Henry Ward BeecherJune 24, 1813 - March 8, 1887
Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887) was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker, known for his support of the abolition of slavery, his emphasis on God's love, and his 1875 adultery trial. Henry Ward Beecher was the son of Lyman Beecher, a Calvinist minister who became one of the best-known evangelists of his age. Several of his brothers and sisters became well-known educators and activists, most notably Harriet Beecher Stowe, who achieved worldwide fame with her abolitionist novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. Henry Ward Beecher graduated from Amherst...
Pope John XXIII
Pope John XXIIINovember 25, 1881 - June 3, 1963
Pope Saint John XXIII (Latin: Ioannes XXIII; born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, Italian pronunciation: [ˈandʒelo dʒuˈzɛppe roŋˈkalli]; 25 November 1881 – 3 June 1963) reigned from 28 October 1958 to his death in 1963 and was canonized on 27 April 2014. Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli was the fourth of fourteen children born to a family of sharecroppers who lived in a village in Lombardy. He was ordained a priest on 10 August 1904 and served in a number of posts, including papal nuncio in France and a delegate to Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey. In a consistory on 12 January 1953 Pope Pius XII made...
Robert H. Schuller
Robert H. SchullerSeptember 16, 1926 -
Matthew Henry
Matthew HenryOctober 18, 1662 - June 22, 1714
Matthew Henry (18 October 1662 – 22 June 1714) was a Welsh or British Non-Conformist minister and author....