A Preacher and the President

President James Garfield-- A Minister of God James Garfield, the 20th president of the United States, was a Gospel minister, thus clearly contradicting today's errant notion that religious leaders are not to be involved with civil government. Sadly, few know much about Garfield partly because of the deliberate secularization of American history but also because [...]

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James Wilson

A Lost Founder In the modern rewriting of our American history, some of our nation's Founding Fathers have been wrongly misportrayed as people not worthy of study, but most have simply been ignored. As a consequence, many worthy heroes are now forgotten. Fortunately, the Scriptures encourage us to study the past: "For whatever things were [...]

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Women Heroes

Courageous Women During the American Revolution March is Women's History Month, but the contributions of women to the Revolution are often neglected today. Many women demonstrated exemplary courage during this time. Here are a few examples. In April, 1777, a large British force arrived in Fairfield, Connecticut. Marching through nearby Danbury, they searched for American [...]

By |2018-06-01T14:26:34+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Library, Updates|0 Comments

Ringing of the Liberty Bell

Ringing of the Liberty Bell The Liberty Bell is an iconic part of America's history. In 1751, on the 50th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s 1701 first charter of liberties the Pennsylvania Assembly ordered a bell from London to be used as part of the commemoration festivities. It arrived on September 1, 1752 and was hung in [...]

By |2017-10-05T11:12:46+00:00September 25th, 2017|Categories: Library, Updates|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+00:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Library, Updates|0 Comments

Barbary Powers

On August 3rd, more than two centuries ago in 1804, America was at war, engaged in the midst of conflict that lasted for more than three decades between Americans and Muslim Islamicists/terrorists, now known as the Barbary Powers War. Five Muslim nations in North Africa and the Middle East (a region that was the home [...]

By |2017-08-16T17:08:41+00:00August 4th, 2017|Categories: Library, Updates|0 Comments

On This Day In History: July 29, 1775

With the recent hostility against military chaplains, it is worth recalling the distinguished history of the chaplain corps as it celebrates its 240th birthday. On July 29, 1775, the Army Chaplain Corps was organized by the Continental Congress. Numerous famous leaders have served as military chaplains, including Robert Treat Paine, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. [...]

By |2017-08-02T09:03:15+00:00July 29th, 2017|Categories: Library, Updates|0 Comments

On This Day in History: June 28, 1787

  In June, 1787, The Constitutional Convention was in full swing in Philadelphia. Do you know how many delegates attended the Constitutional Convention? Do you know how many delegates signed the Constitution? Who was the olderst delgate? Who was the youngest delegate? (Answers at the bottom) The Constitutional Convention was called in an effort to [...]

By |2017-07-28T20:09:48+00:00June 28th, 2017|Categories: Library, Updates|0 Comments