'Scouting is nothing less than applied Christianity'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1674795" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sir Robert Baden-Powell, at right[/caption] Sir Robert Baden-Powell began the Boy Scout movement in England in 1908, and two years later, the Boys Scouts more…

Bible brings freedom to famous former slave

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1672205" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Frederick Douglass[/caption] Frederick Baily was born on a Maryland plantation around Feb. 7, 1817, though no accurate records exist, as he was a slave. more…

Ronald Reagan prediction coming true

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1660915" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ronald Reagan[/caption] Ronald Reagan was born Feb. 6, 1911. A graduate of Eureka College, Illinois, 1932, he worked as a life guard and then more…

Forgotten history of 'Separation of church and state'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1660735" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Statue of Roger Williams[/caption] An early Baptist dissenter who died in London's Newgate Prison was Thomas Helwys, who wrote in 1612: "The King is more…