The Trial of King Bela

By Mark Kodama   I.   When King Bela of Hungary marched his army to the Sajo River on April 10, 1241, he knew the Mongols were near. He knew the Mongols were not warriors with whom to be trifled. He could be bear being called a coward; but he did not want to be … Continue reading The Trial of King Bela

The Battle of Acre

By Mark Kodama   Madam Eglantyne, the Believer The Knights of Acre   He was not afraid to die for Christ.  At long last, crashed rather than conquered by spears, stones and lances, he sank to the ground and joyfully passed to heaven with the martyr’s crown, triumphant.  It was indeed a gentle death with … Continue reading The Battle of Acre