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…

America dedicated to God
from its 1st moments

by Bill Federer -- When British troops descended on Boston, the Continental Congress' first official act was to request Rev. Jacob Duche', pastor of Philadelphia's Christ Church, to open in prayer: "Tuesday, more…

FDR describes World War II as battle of faith

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1638885" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Franklin D. Roosevelt[/caption] Franklin D. Roosevelt said at Madison Square Garden, Oct. 28, 1940: "We guard against the forces of anti-Christian aggression, which more…

Great U.S. poet declares need for God

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1638625" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Robert Frost[/caption] Two roads diverged in a yellow wood And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And more…