Amazing Grace

A new film to be released this month tells the story of the British statesman and reformer William Wilberforce and his fight, two hundred years ago, to abolish the British slave trade.The film shows the link from Wilberforce to John Newton, himself a slave trader who incredibly became a Christian and wrote the famous hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ as his personal testimony.

Watch the trailer:

Or you could click here to read an online biography of Wilberforce written by John Piper (with a forward by Jonathan Aitken).