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…

Explorers make Jan. 28 hallowed day in history

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1638215" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Francis Drake[/caption] Seventy-three seconds after lift-off, on Jan. 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded, killing its entire seven-member crew, which included a high more…

Jews prove critical to founding of America

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1633735" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Statue of Robert Morris, left, George Washington, center, and Jewish financier Haym Solomon, right, in Chicago[/caption] In 1492, Columbus was sent to find a more…

WWII legend: 'I shall return' – with God

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1626475" align="aligncenter" width="600"] General Douglas MacArthur, center[/caption] Douglas MacArthur was born Jan. 26, 1880. He commanded in France during World War I. He was superintendent of West more…