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Christians Must Stand With Courage and Conviction

Christians Must Stand With Courage and Conviction

Lutheran Pastor Wolfgang Schuch was one of the giants of the 16th century. According to Charles Spurgeon’s The Treasury of David, Schuch was imprisoned for denying “the Church and the sacrifice of the mass” and was sentenced to be burnt at the stake. Upon hearing his sentence, he began singing the 122nd Psalm, “I was glad […]

Jesus Defends Himself In the Public Square

Jesus Defends Himself In the Public Square

WASHINGTON — Today’s secular driven society seems intent on erasing the rich Christian history and influence in our country. One of the main battlegrounds is Washington, D.C. where one media outlet is creating a place for people to better understand the truth with a new venture called “Jesus in the Public Square.” The cultural slide […]

500 pastors heed call to run for office

500 pastors heed call to run for office

Backed by the likes of Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal and Newt Gingrich, evangelical Christian organizer David Lane set out in January to put the pastor into American politics. He began implementing a plan to restore to the nation basic Christian values that he thinks have been disappearing into the mists of secular materialism and political […]

The Story Behind the Navy Hymn “Eternal Father Strong to Save.”

The Story Behind the Navy Hymn “Eternal Father Strong to Save.”

It’s one of the most famous hymns in Christendom: “Eternal Father Strong to Save.” It’s often called “the Navy hymn” because it’s sung at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.  But how many of us know the story behind this moving hymn? The hymn’s author was an Anglican churchman named William Whiting, who was born […]

“(Once) they lose their virtue, they will be ready to surrender their liberties…

“(Once) they lose their virtue, they will be ready to surrender their liberties…

Crying “No taxation without representation,” he instigated the Stamp Act riots and the Boston Tea Party. After the “Boston Massacre,” he spread Revolutionary sentiment with his network of Committees of Correspondence. Known as “The Father of the American Revolution,” his name was Samuel Adams, born SEPTEMBER 27, 1722. Samuel Adams called for the first Continental […]

“The religion I have is to love and fear God, believe in Jesus Christ…”

“The religion I have is to love and fear God, believe in Jesus Christ…”

Daniel Boone served with George Washington in 1755 during the French and Indian War, under British General Edward Braddock. In 1765, Daniel Boone explored Florida. He once exclaimed: “I can’t say I was ever lost, but I was bewildered once for three days.” Daniel Boone’s Quaker family had pioneered North Carolina’s Yadkin River Valley. In […]

“Let every Student…consider well, the maine end of his life and studies is, to know God and Jesus Christ which is eternal life”

“Let every Student…consider well, the maine end of his life and studies is, to know God and Jesus Christ which is eternal life”

  Son of a butcher, his family died when a plague swept England, leaving him an estate. He attended Emmanuel College, was ordained, married and sailed for Massachusetts where he pastored the First Church of Charlestown. At age 31, he died of tuberculosis on SEPTEMBER 14, 1638. His name was Rev. John Harvard. The College […]