The caption which changed the lives of millions

by Bill Federer -- Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf was from a noble German family. While on his "Grand Tour," in which young aristocrats were introduced to royal courts around Europe, Count more…

How to change a child's life forever

by Bill Federer -- He entered Yale College at age 13 and graduated with honors. He became a pastor, and his sermon, "Sinners in the Hands of An Angry God," started the more…

The most important weapon a soldier can possess

by Bill Federer -- During World War I, the thousands to American soldiers heading to France and Belgium were given pocket Bibles with the forward written by President Woodrow Wilson in 1917: more…

Famous historian identifies 'Vampire State'

by Bill Federer -- Historian Arnold Joseph Toynbee died Oct. 2, 1975. He provided foreign intelligence for the British during World Wars I and II, and served as a delegate to the more…

How 1 man mixed religion and war

by Bill Federer -- "For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven," preached Rev. John Peter Muhlenberg, from the book of Ecclesiastes 3:1. He closed his more…

The man who 'cast a spell' with the Bible

by Bill Federer -- Beginning in 1740, George Whitefield preached seven times in America, to crowds sometimes over 25,000. He spread the Great Awakening Revival, which helped unite the Colonies prior to more…

The tragedy that led to triumph

by Bill Federer -- Washing hands to prevent the spread of disease was recommended in 1844 to the doctors of the Vienna General Hospital by Dr. Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis. Semmelweis had noticed more…