I was baptized into the church in 1983. For the next seven years the Lord led me through a time of spiritual growth and tuition until in 1990 my wife and I responded to a call to enter the mission field.
The papal decree ordering all Christian princes to actively work for the destruction of Protestantism was still acknowledged by the kings of the Catholic world. The plot to overthrow Protestant England now took a new shape in the form of the invincible Armada.
It was a great work that was accomplished in England during Edward’s reign, especially when we consider that it was all accomplished in six short years. Before the Reformation was to be firmly established in England, however, it would yet pass through another severe trial and test.