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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 […]

The Star-Spangled Banner – Francis Scott Key

The Star-Spangled Banner – Francis Scott Key

  On SEPTEMBER 13, 1814, just weeks after they burned the U.S. Capitol, the British attacked Baltimore, Maryland-the third largest city in America. On their way, they caught an elderly physician of Upper Marlboro, Dr. William Beanes. The town feared Dr. Beanes would be hanged so they asked attorney Francis Scott Key to sail with […]