California Can Now Jail People for Misusing Gender Pronouns

California can now start jailing people that refuse to use the preferred gender pronouns of nursing home residents after Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill Thursday. The law’s effect is limited to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, but mandates that those who “willfully and repeatedly” refuse “to use a transgender resident’s preferred [...]

By | 2017-10-19T07:24:50+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Benjamin Rush Dream about John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

The Dream of Dr. Benjamin Rush & God’s Hand in Reconciling John Adams and Thomas Jefferson One of the more bitter aspects of the retirement of John Adams from the presidency in 1800 was the fact that several of those with whom he had early co-labored during the Revolution had become his fervent adversaries. This [...]

By | 2017-10-19T07:25:05+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments

Shouldn’t Pro-Life Students Have the Same Free Speech Rights as Millionaire Athletes?

The uproar over Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to leave the Colts-49ers game after some NFL players took a knee during the national anthem again highlights the intense cultural debate over free speech that seems of utmost importance to the media and activists. Yet not all “speech” is treated as equal in coverage and attention. [...]

By | 2017-10-17T07:26:42+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Sermon – Election – 1815, Vermont

Henry Davis (1771-1852) graduated from Yale in 1796. He served as President of Middlebury College (1810-1817) and President of Hamilton College (1817-1833). This election sermon was delivered by Dr. Davis at Montpelier, VT on October 12, 1815. A SERMON, DELIVERED ON THE DAY OF GENERAL ELECTION, AT MONTPELIER, OCTOBER 12, 1815, BEFORE THE HONORABLE LEGISLATURE [...]

By | 2017-10-16T07:47:38+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Historical Sermons, Library|0 Comments

Congressional Records on Chaplains

Below are several documents from Congressional records relating to pay for U.S. Army Chaplains. There is a "Memorial of Chaplains in the U.S. Army" dated January 17, 1862. Also, a "Letter from the Secretary of War" relating to pay for chaplains dated June 19, 1862. Finally, a "General Order" relating to pay for chaplains dated [...]

By | 2017-10-11T07:44:09+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Categories: Chaplains, Featured, Library|0 Comments

A Defence of the Use of the Bible in Schools

The following is part of the transcript from a letter written in 1791, which was published by the American Tract Society in 1830. To purchase the whole text of Dr. Rush's letter, see The Bible in Schools pamphlet that can be found in the WallBuilders store. Dear Sir: It is now several months since I [...]

By | 2017-10-05T08:09:40+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Historical Document, Library|0 Comments

The Founders As Christians

(Note: this is a representative list only, there are many other quotes that could be listed) Samuel Adams Father of the American Revolution, Signer of the Declaration of Independence I . . . recommend my Soul to that Almighty Being who gave it, and my body I commit to the dust, relying upon the merits [...]

By | 2017-09-13T09:10:03+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Historical Writings, Library|0 Comments

Israel Sends Aid to Flood-Battered Texas

A team of Israeli aid experts is on its way to Texas to provide vital relief and psychosocial support to the thousands of people who have lost everything in the catastrophic Hurricane Harvey. The storm, which first hit Texas on Sunday and continues to plague the beleaguered state with pounding rain, has left . . [...]

By | 2017-09-13T09:09:52+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Founding Fathers on Prayer

  Recently David was interviewed about the National Day of Prayer. This interview provides useful historical information that you might be interested in sharing with your friends and neighbors. The four questions David was asked appears below, along with his answers. Why is it important that we pray for our country and its peoples? First, [...]

By | 2017-08-16T06:52:40+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Library, Updates|0 Comments