The Poetic Crusades of John Greenleaf Whittier

24 Feb
Poetry is, like any writing, a tool in the hand of the poet, and at times, can be used as a weapon in the hand of a crusader. It has often been said that “The pen is mightier than the...
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Justice Like A Rolling Wave

27 Jan
Human history is a rushing river of freedom and justice, which starts as a small trickle but soon reaches tidal wave proportions. The actions of a few can multiply into great revolutions and we never know which courageous stand will...
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Profiles of Great Americans: Hiram Revels

25 Aug
American history is a menagerie of episodes both patriotic and less-than-desirable. Our history is a saga of both slavery and freedom, justice and oppression. It is a story of Jim Crows and Martin Luther Kings. All in all, while American...
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Profiles of Great Americans: Stonewall Jackson

21 Jul
Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was one of the greatest and most virtuous commanders in the Civil War. He led his men valiantly and fearlessly and left a legacy of great nobility and honor. Despite the fact that Jackson fought under the...
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“To Inherit the Wind…”

17 Dec
Today, we are living in a post-Christian culture. Despite what we may want to believe about our society, we have collectively abandoned God and confined him to the “private sector”. How did this come to be? How did we regress...
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The Reformation and the American Revolution

31 Oct
The world changed on October 31, 1517. That day, at about noon, a young German theologian named Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. This action set in motion a series of...
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Profiles of Great Americans: Noah Webster

30 Oct
Noah Webster is called the “Father of American Education” today and indeed he was the primary founder of the educational system of the early Republic. Webster firmly believed in God and he believed that the best education a child could...
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America’s Founding Fathers on Morality in Government

9 Oct
“It is religion and morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free constitution is pure virtue.” –John Adams “If “Thou shalt not covet,” and “Thou shalt not steal,” were not...
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Christian Foundations of American Education

30 Sep
“Cursed be all learning contrary to the cross of Christ.” Those were the words of Reverend John Witherspoon, one of our founding fathers and the President of Princeton between 1768 to 1794. The truth is, Christianity had a dynamic impact...
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