The forgotten patriots who saved America

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2540205" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Surrender of General Burgoyne" by John Trumbull[/caption] The Boston Tea Party was when colonists threw 342 chests of British East India tea overboard. The more…

Death of a friend led to surprising birth

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1707825" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Adoniram Judson[/caption] The groans of a dying man kept him awake in the little inn outside New York. But he was hardened to the more…

Have you read world's 2nd best-selling book?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2370725" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Map of 'The Pilgrim's Progress'[/caption] John Bunyan, at age 16, joined the Parliamentary Army during the English Civil War in 1644. He then learned more…

University students demand free tuition for blacks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison because blacks were legally barred from education during slavery and more…

'Going to church doesn't make you a Christian'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2952624" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Billy Sunday preaching[/caption] A baseball star, Billy Sunday played for the Chicago White Stockings in the 1880s and later the Philadelphia Phillies. Born during more…