The parson who wasn't afraid to go to 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 preacher whose voice was heard a mile away

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…

A kidnapping that saved an important life

by Bill Federer -- Of the 102 Pilgrims that landed in Massachusetts in November of 1620, only half survived till spring. In the spring of 1621, as recorded by Governor William Bradford more…

Daniel Boone: As large as legends suggest

by Bill Federer -- Daniel Boone served with George Washington in 1755 during the French and Indian War, under British General Edward Braddock. In 1765, Daniel Boone explored Florida. He once exclaimed: more…

Who had biggest impact on Constitutional law?

by Bill Federer -- "The power to tax involves the power to destroy," wrote Chief Justice John Marshall, McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819. No one had a greater impact on Constitutional law than more…