U.S., Cuba play unique roles
in abolishing slavery

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1698065" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Slaves on sugar cane plantation in Caribbean[/caption] Slavery in Cuba began earlier and lasted longer than most anywhere in the Americas. Nearly all ancient more…

'Man has forgotten God; that is why this has happened'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1694675" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Alexander Solzhenitsyn[/caption] "Man has forgotten God; that is why this has happened" was Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn's response when questioned about the decline of more…

'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…