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When I heard this Christian woman’s story, I publicly broke down in tears

BY ALLEN WEST ‘Tis the season… for what exactly? We shared here the story about the Muslim mayor of Nazareth deciding to cancel Christmas. Sadly, this mayor...

Remembering Three Great Athletes (and the Way Sports Used To Be)

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON May was a poignant month for those of us who were avid Detroit sports fans in the late ‘50s and early...

Victory for Wisconsin Homebakers

Judge Strikes Down Ban on Selling Homebaked Goods as Unconstitutional SHIRA RAWLINSON, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Madison—Wisconsin became a little freer, and a lot more delicious, after...

Resting Place of a Humble Man

PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES William P. Clark died two years ago last month. When he passed, I wrote a tribute at...

The Five Bailey Brothers of World War II

PAUL G. KENGOR, THE CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Every Memorial Day I attend a parade in the little town of Mercer, Pa. It’s pure...

Loving the Stranger

Old World Witness for Jesus Christ Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. Source: The Holy Bible, KJV, Deuteronomy...

Remembering the “Miracle on Ice”

MARK W. HENDRICKSON, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES February 22 marked the 35th anniversary of the upset victory by the U.S. hockey team over their...

Brief Account of the Author’s Imprisonment

Weekly Story John Bunyan reflects upon his decision to keep preaching despite the Church of England’s ban on the practices of dissenting Christians. The decision...

Some Men are Not for Sale—Samuel Adams

Background of the American Revolution Samuel Adams, The Father of the American Revolution and a staunch Puritan until his death, displays, prior to the Revolutionary...

Weekly Story: De Glaubeck and The Hickory Club

Weekly Story Following General Greene’s defeat at Guilford Court House—March 1781—, a cavalry officer makes do.   I wish we could get thirty or forty swords, as...

Remembering A World War II Hero – Schlafly

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Today, October 8 is the anniversary of the birthday of a World War II hero and Congressional Medal of Honor winner, Eddie...

Christmas in Times of War – The Battle of the Bulge

American Minute with Bill Federer The Battle of the Bulge was the largest and bloodiest battle during World War II on Europe's western front, with...

Pastor Nadarkhani: “What Your Prayers Did for Me”

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani recently spoke at an international human rights conference in London about his imprisonment in Iran for his faith. He...

Astronauts, Space, and Faith

American Minute with Bill Federer On JULY 20, 1969, Astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon, stating: "One small step for...

Johann Sebastian Bach

American Minute with Bill Federer Johann Sebastian Bach was born MARCH 21, 1685. By age 10 his parents had died. At 18, Bach was a church organist,...

Juliette Low, Girl Scouts & More

American Minute with Bill Federer Juliette Low began the Girl Scouts, MARCH 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia. Chronic ear infections as a child made one ear...

Juliette Low, Girl Scouts & More

American Minute with Bill Federer Juliette Low began the Girl Scouts, MARCH 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia. Chronic ear infections as a child made one ear...

Frederick Douglass

American Minute with Bill Federer Frederick Baily was born around FEBRUARY 7, 1817, though no accurate records exist, as he was a slave. He did not...

No Regrets: Frank Kravetz Story

By Paul G. Kengor Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Just existing became what was important,” says 87-year-old Frank...

Does Integrity Matter?—Buttler Shaffer

Column du Jour, Buttler Shaffer, LewRockwell.com The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look...

Veterans: What is Seen and What is Not Seen

Mark W. Hendrickson, The Center for Vision and Values In economics, the first lesson I teach my pupils is the lesson of things that are...

My Story: Teaching Teachers

Again I found myself fulfilling a request for which I was totally unqualified. “I can do everything through Him who gives me strength” was becoming a reality.

Charles Finney: What a Marvelous Work God Hath Wrought!

Concerning the Kingdom of God Charles Finney wrote: Every member must work or quit. No honorary members

A Mother’s Faith and Hope — A WWII Account

She was not a woman who would sit and bemoan tragedy. She moved. She put her faith and hope into action - Dieter F. Uchtdorf, reflecting on his mother

A Mother's Faith and Hope — A WWII Account

She was not a woman who would sit and bemoan tragedy. She moved. She put her faith and hope into action - Dieter F. Uchtdorf, reflecting on his mother

I Admire the Courage My Father Had

Of all things: Son of Lithuanians, born in Scotland, raised in Brazil, married to a beer bottle, and at last baptized a Latter-day Saint! His conversion and testimony of Jesus Christ in today's "A Way of Life."

You Know Enough

As I said those words to him, the same Spirit that had spoken to me spoke to him. He bowed his head and began to cry. He apologized. “Brother Andersen,” he said, “I do know God loves me; I do know it.” He didn’t know everything, but he knew enough. He knew God loved him. - Neil L. Anderson