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Roger Williams on Common Peace and Liberty (1654-5)

To the Town of Providence, January, 1654-5 That ever I should speak or write a tittle, that tends to such an infinite liberty of conscience,...

Bloody Tenet, of Persecution for Cause of Conscience – Roger Williams (1644)

To the Right Honorable, both Houses of the High Court of Parliament Right Honourable and Renowned Patriots: Next to the saving of your own soules (in...

Albert Einstein: “There Are Not Laws Without a Lawgiver”

American Minute with 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 Character of Washington and Lincoln

BY GARY S. SMITH, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM In the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial and in light of the scathing attacks...

Reagan Warned of Socialism, Secularism & Abortion’s “tragic taking of unborn”

American Minute with Bill Federer Ronald Reagan was born FEBRUARY 6, 1911. A graduate of Eureka College, IL, 1932, he worked as a life guard, having...

Providential Destiny and Duty or Not? — Steve Farrell

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Did the establishment of the United States, this ‘light on the hill’ republic, come about by mere chance or...

The National Law of the Harvest

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL There is a Christian church in America that contends, as did many of our Christian forefathers, that America "is a...

Enemies of Tyranny: Faith, Reason, and the First Amendment

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL One of the great changes in thinking spawned by the American Revolution was that reason and revelation could and...

Reagan’s Faith & Politics: Warning of Socialism, Secularism, & Abortion

American Minute with Bill Federer Profound views of 40th President Ronald Reagan was born FEBRUARY 6, 1911. A graduate of Eureka College, IL, 1932, he worked as...

Sir Robert Baden-Powell ‘s original vision for the Boy Scouts …

... and how it changed AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER Sir Robert Baden-Powell began the Boy Scout movement in England in 1908, and two years later,...

Ronald Reagan’s Soulcraft

BY PAUL G. KENGOR In a modern world of dispiriting news, I offer for your perusal something uplifting. It’s an edifying letter from August 1982,...

Harry Truman: Freedom’s Religious Roots, Morality and the Law, and Making the Case for...

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN Address at the Cornerstone Laying of the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, April 3, 1951 The essential mission of the...

Your Religion in NONE of My Business! – Part 4 of 4

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance, or admit a right of enquiry into...

Alter America’s Devotion to Family, Religion, and Morality and her Constitution Is Undone

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, FRANCIS GRUND, 1837 I consider the domestic virtue of the Americans as the principal source of all their other qualities. It acts...

Jesus Trumps All the Moral Philosophers!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I had promised some day to write … my view of the Christian system … a general view of the moral...

Denying Spiritual Man

THEY WERE BELIEVERS - WITH STEVE FARRELL The apostle Paul prophesied the time would come when man's "conscience seared with a hot iron." (1) Part...

To the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States, May 1789—George...

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON On May 26, 1789, the General Assembly of Presbyterian Churches in the United States meeting in Philadelphia, PA sent an...

Reflections on Old Age, Self-Mastery, and the Resurrection – Ben Franklin, 23 May 1785

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Franklin letter to George Whatley, 23 May 1785, from Passy, France I AM not acquainted with the saying of Alphonsus, which...

Precedent—the Pathway to Sin, Suffering and Slavery

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, THOMAS JEFFERSON A departure from principle in one instance becomes a precedent for a second; that second for a third; and so...

The Great & Unique Advantages of a Christian Education – John Adams – August...

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL On August 14, 1796 Vice President John Adams reflecting on the importance of a Christian education, sets it down...