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Schaeffer, the witness

Isaac Newton said: ‘If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants’.

Unapologetic Christianity Chris Sinkinson

Our fascination with novelty can lead many of us to end up reinventing the wheel. An awareness of those saints who have gone before us can help us see further and grow taller in our spiritual walk. One such giant was born just over a 101 years ago, in 1912, and became a pioneer missionary to Europe. Francis Schaeffer studied theology at Westminster Theological Seminary under Cornelius Van Til. He arrived in Switzerland in 1948 to church plant in post-war Europe.