Without God, music is 'diabolical bawling, twanging'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1817905" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Johann Sebastian Bach[/caption] Johann Sebastian Bach was born March 21, 1685. By age 10 his parents had died. At 18, Bach was a church more…

Prayer saved Europe from Islamic domination

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1806095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Battle of Lepanto[/caption] News arrived in Europe in 1571 that Muslim Turks, under the command of Lala Kara Mustafa Pasha, surrounded the Christians in more…

Children's hero devoted to God

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1805415" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Johnny Appleseed[/caption] Seventy years old, he visited his friend William Worth one evening, ate some milk and bread, read out loud from the Bible, more…

St. Patrick: The slave that saved a nation

by Bill Federer -- March 17, around 461 A.D., St. Patrick died. As a teenager, the Roman Legions guarding his community in Britain had to be withdrawn to defend Rome, as invading more…

Invasion stopped by 'providential' tornado

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1793375" align="aligncenter" width="600"] James Madison[/caption] Called the "Chief Architect of the Constitution," he wrote many of the Federalist Papers, which helped convince states to ratify the Constitution. more…

Reagan fought against
'relentless drive to eliminate God'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1660915" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ronald Reagan[/caption] On March 15, 1941, Franklin Roosevelt warned at the dinner of White House Correspondents: "Modern tyrants find it necessary to eliminate all more…

Einstein influenced by Christianity

by Bill Federer -- Albert Einstein was born in Germany on March 14, 1879. He began teaching himself calculus at age 14. With a doctorate from the University of Zurich, he wrote more…

Women's rights activist: All are equal before God

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1779555" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Susan B. Anthony[/caption] Susan B. Anthony, whose face is on a U.S. dollar coin, a 3-cent stamp and whose statue is in the U.S. more…

Girl Scouts started out with duty to God

by Bill Federer -- Juliette Low began the Girls Scouts, March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia. Chronic ear infections as a child made one ear deaf. A grain of rice thrown at more…

Pennsylvania founded as 'holy experiment'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1774825" align="aligncenter" width="600"] William Penn[/caption] Admiral Sir William Penn fought the Dutch navy in the First Anglo-Dutch War, 1652-54. He captured Jamaica from the Spanish in 1655. more…