Anti-slavery preacher buys guns for abolitionists

He was one of the most popular preachers in American in the middle 1800s. His name was Henry Ward Beecher. He purchased the chains that held John Brown in prison, dragging them across the stage and stomping on them as he preached against slavery. Beecher also supported women voting and Chinese immigration. A graduate of Amherst College, Henry Ward Beecher had thousands attend his enormous Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, New York, including Abraham Lincoln, Walt Whitman and Mark Twain. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., wrote a limerick about Henry Ward Beecher. “The Reverend Henry Ward Beecher, Called a hen an elegant creature,...

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Missouri pastor encourages congregants to run for local office

Brian Jump, pastor of First Baptist Church in Clever, Missouri (near Springfield) recently told me about a young deacon at his church who ended up winning a seat on the local school board. Why? It started when his daughter was introduced to a book in her school library — the kind of book that doesn’t belong in a school library. The man was pretty upset, but he did the right thing — he went and talked directly with some of the school administration. He told them he wasn’t a crazy, book burning kind of person, but he wondered if...

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Church Leaders and Spouses Cordially Invited to Attend

Church Leaders and Spouses only: Register now to attend this complimentary event to be held in St. Louis, MO on March 22 and 23, 2018 Dr. Fred Lowery describes what it is like to attend an American Renewal Project event, and why you should consider attending. Pastor, you and your spouse are cordially invited to attend an American Renewal Project event. The next Great Awakening hinges on the prayers of God’s people. Register now to attend St. Louis, MO on March 22 and 23, 2018 Someone’s values are going to reign supreme. Pastors are those who believe that Religious Liberty...

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