Congress sought Christ for aid in Revolution

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1754705" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Henry Knox[/caption] Henry Knox witnessed the Boston Massacre in 1770. He served on guard duty to make sure no tea was unloaded from the more…

Why America rose against the British

by Bill Federer -- The French and Indian War ended in 1763 with the French losing Canada and all their land east of the Mississippi River. King George III decided to leave more…

Past presidents gave warnings to America

by Bill Federer -- March 4th was Presidential Inauguration Day from 1793 till 1933, when it was changed by the 20th Amendment to January 20th. Many presidents gave warnings in their inaugural more…

'Let our coinage declare our trust in God'

by Bill Federer -- On March 3, 1931, Congress adopted "The Star-Spangled Banner" as the National Anthem. Written by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812, the 4th verse of includes more…

Faith infused Articles of Confederation

by Bill Federer -- What was the government in the United States before the U.S. Constitution was written? It was the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, introduced into the Continental Congress more…

Signer of Declaration of Independence lost all

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1741125" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Richard Stockton[/caption] Richard Stockton signed the Declaration of Independence. His brother-in-law, Elias Boudinot, was president of the Continental Congress for a term, signed the more…

Great poet inspired Reagan with thoughts of freedom

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1730265" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Victor Hugo[/caption] "God is behind everything, but everything hides God," wrote Victor Hugo in his classic "Les Miserables," Book 5, Chapter 4. Born Feb. more…

Top U.S. diplomat: 'We are a professedly Christian nation'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1728225" align="aligncenter" width="600"] John Foster Dulles[/caption] "There is only one defense – a defense compounded of eternal vigilance, sound policies and high courage," stated Secretary of State more…

Texas claimed independence for religious freedom

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1725155" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas[/caption] "Remember the Alamo!" In 1821, Mexico won its independence from Spain and established a Mexican Republic with a federal more…