A prayer for America

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2234395" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Washington kneeling in prayer[/caption] One week after the First Amendment was approved by the U.S. Congress, President George Washington issued the first national more…

Islam is the cause of Turkey's violent history

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1259145" align="alignright" width="600"] Children victims of the Armenian Genocide[/caption] Historian Arnold Joseph Toynbee died Oct. 2, 1975. He provided foreign intelligence for the British during World Wars more…

According to Bible, there is a time for war

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2477555" align="aligncenter" width="600"] John Peter Muhlenberg[/caption] He preached a message on Ecclesiastes 3:1: "For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven." more…

The man whose voice cast spells over thousands

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2474295" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Whitefield preaching[/caption] Beginning in 1740, George Whitefield preached seven times in America, to crowds sometimes over 25,000. He spread the Great Awakening revival, more…

The man who longed for Englishmen's God in heaven

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2474175" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Squanto demonstrating how to plant corn[/caption] Governor William Bradford called him "a special instrument sent of God." Of 102 Pilgrims that landed in Massachusetts more…

This man believed science brings us nearer to God

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2467475" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Louis Pasteur[/caption] Washing hands to prevent the spread of disease was recommended in 1844 to the doctors of the Vienna General Hospital by Dr. more…

Why liberty cannot survive a lack of morality

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2466985" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Samuel Adams[/caption] Crying "No taxation without representation," he instigated the Stamp Act riots and the Boston Tea Party. After the "Boston Massacre," he spread more…

Though his children were killed, he never hated

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2466655" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Daniel Boone leading settlers through the Cumberland Gap[/caption] Daniel Boone served with George Washington in 1755 during the French and Indian War, under British more…

The man who refused to sign the Constitution

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2454405" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Mason[/caption] "Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Thus began the first of the more…

Who believed 'nations cannot live by bread alone'?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2452365" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chief Justice John Marshall[/caption] "The power to tax involves the power to destroy," wrote Chief Justice John Marshall, McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819. No one more…