Christmas With the Presidents

Christmas with the Presidents 1The White House observance of Christmas before the twentieth century was not an official event. First families decorated the house modestly with greens and privately celebrated the Yuletide with family and friends. Christmas in Early America: the Pilgrims and Puritans of New England found no Biblical precedent for a public celebration [...]

By |2017-12-29T11:09:02+00:00December 21st, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments

Pearl Harbor Day

Seventy-six years ago today, on December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor was treacherously attacked by the Japanese, killing more than 2,000. This date was described by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as “a date which will live in infamy.” It was the worst naval disaster in American history, and brought declarations of war by Japan, Germany, and [...]

By |2017-12-22T10:58:03+00:00December 21st, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments

Church in the U.S. Capitol

Many people are surprised to learn that the United States Capitol regularly served as a church building; a practice that began even before Congress officially moved into the building and lasted until well after the Civil War. Below is a brief history of the Capitol's use as a church, and some of the prominent individuals [...]

By |2017-12-06T06:23:03+00:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Issues and Articles, Library|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 |2018-06-01T14:27:18+00:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments

Yorktown Mortar Shell

Throughout the War for Independence, from the Siege of Boston to the Battle of Yorktown, artillery played a decisive role in securing America’s freedom. Starting on September 28th and ending with British capitulation on October 19th, the Battle of Yorktown was the last major military engagement of the war. Commanders for the Allied land forces [...]

By |2017-10-06T15:09:11+00:00October 6th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles|0 Comments

The American Revolution: Was it an Act of Biblical Rebellion?

The American Revolution: Was it an Act of Biblical Rebellion?Was the American Revolution an act of rebellion against God and the Bible? Many today claim that it was. For example, John McArthur (Pastor of Grace Community Church and host of the national radio program “Grace to You”) asserts: People have mistakenly linked democracy and political [...]

By |2017-08-11T07:47:55+00:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments

Trump the Theocrat?

by David Barton In 1945, George Orwell penned Animal Farm. One of his characters was Squealer the pig, who arbitrarily redefined words so that they would mean what he wanted. As Orwell explained about Squealer, “he could turn black into white” as part of his attempt to get the other animals to accept his message. [...]

By |2017-06-14T09:16:54+00:00May 29th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments

What God’s People Want to Know – George Barna

Introduction To evaluate the potential role of the Christian Church in the 2016 election, a national survey among spiritually active Christians who are politically conservative or moderate was conducted during July and August of 2015. The research was conducted by the American Culture & Faith Institute, a division of United in Purpose – Education, [...]

By |2017-08-10T11:06:34+00:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments

No, Revisionists, Thanksgiving is not a Day of Mourning

No, Revisionists, Thanksgiving is not a Day of Mourning by David Barton Just before Thanksgiving, I discussed the origins of the holiday on Glenn Beck’s show The Vault.[1] I understand the program has been used profitably by teachers throughout America. After a college professor showed the episode to a class, a student sent him eleven [...]

By |2017-02-23T11:49:07+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles|0 Comments