Civil-rights icon preached Christ, not color

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1586735" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Martin Luther King Jr.[/caption] Martin Luther King Jr. was born Jan. 15, 1929. A Baptist minister like his father and grandfather, he pastored Dexter more…

Nobel Prize winner discovers new 'reverence for life'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1586695" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Albert Schweitzer[/caption] Albert Schweitzer was born Jan. 14, 1875, in a village in Alsace, Germany. The son of a Lutheran-Evangelical pastor, he won acclaim more…

U.S. state founded as 'a religious colony'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1583085" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Statue of James Oglethorpe[/caption] Educated at Oxford, James Oglethorpe joined the Austrian army at age 17 and fought to free Belgrade, Serbia, from Muslim more…

Yale president battles French Illuminati

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1581105" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Timothy Dwight IV[/caption] A grandson of Princeton President Jonathan Edwards, he could read at age 4 and entered Yale at 13. He was a more…

True story of how rifle became known as 'Beecher's Bible'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1580655" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Henry Ward Beecher[/caption] His sister, Harriett Beecher Stowe wrote the anti-slavery novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1852. He bought the chains that had held more…

U.S. president slams Stalin's 'godless' philosophy

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1570475" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Richard Nixon[/caption] Richard Milhous Nixon was born Jan. 9, 1913. Before becoming president, he was a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy during World War more…

War-hero president credits God for victory

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1570105" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Andrew Jackson at Battle of New Orleans[/caption] 500 men, women and children were massacred at Fort Mims, Alabama, on Aug. 30, 1813, by the more…