Charles Simeon, priest and evangelist

Rev. Charles Simeon (1759-1836) is best known for

serving Holy Trinity Church, Cambridge, and Cambridge University for 54 years
practicing and popularizing biblical, expository preaching
pioneering on-campus discipleship among university students
developing new, church-based ministries for youth and adults
starting or helping to start at least four missions organizations
introducing the evangelical revival in Britain to the Church of England
enduring intense opposition during his early years of ministry
dying as a beloved community member and revered church leader

Dear Father,
We thank You for the life and ministry of Charles Simeon. We cry out for revival to spread across the university campuses of the United Kingdom. We humbly petition You to raise up campus chaplains who are submitted to the work of the Holy Spirit within the Church of England. Amen.

Reference: http://www.charlessimeon.com/

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