Horrific results of 'men turning away from God'

by Bill Federer -- In 1570, Ivan the Terrible attacked Novgorod, which had been for centuries a successful Russian republic on the Baltic Sea. Ivan's first command was to subjugate the church. more…

This is the 'great dread' we were warned about

by Bill Federer -- "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" was the campaign slogan of ninth President William Henry Harrison, born Feb. 9, 1773. Harrison was an aide-de-camp to General "Mad Anthony" Wayne, who more…

A critical factor between slavery, freedom

by Bill Federer -- Frederick Douglass was born Frederick "Baily" on a Maryland plantation around Feb. 7, 1817, though no accurate records exist, as he was a slave. He later chose the more…

Examples of 'health care without conscience'

by Bill Federer -- The National Socialist Workers' Party leader, Adolph Hitler, became chancellor of Germany on Jan. 30, 1933, and began implementing a plan of universal health care, with no regard more…

The little-remembered tale of 4 brave chaplains

by Bill Federer -- On the frigid night of Feb. 3, 1943, the overcrowded Allied ship U.S.A.T. Dorchester, carrying 902 servicemen, plowed through the dark waters near Greenland. At 1:00 a.m., a more…