Dr. Stephen Flick

Dr. Stephen Flick

Stephen Flick heads Christian Heritage Fellowship, a national organization dedicated to reclaiming America’s Christian Heritage and celebrating the life-changing influence of the Gospel around the world. Concerned with the cultural decay of America, Dr. Flick has sought to provide answers to fellow Christians (and unbelievers) concerning the questions and objections to Christianity often posed by secularists and the irreligious. Dr. Flick is a writer and speaker and has authored numerous articles and books on America’s Christian heritage. He earned his Ph.D. from Drew University in history and Christian theology and has taught at the graduate level as full professor. He has been a licensed minster for nearly forty years and resides in East Tennessee with his wife, Beth. They have two grown, married children and five grandchildren.

Posts by Dr. Stephen Flick:

George Washington’s Prayer at Valley Forge

George Washington’s Prayer at Valley Forge

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, December Articles, Default Category

Listen December 19, 1777 to June 19, 1778 Valley Forge Encampment Valley Forge National Historical Park is the site of the third winter encampment of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. This encampment extended from December 19, 1777 to June 19, 1778. During this period of time, an inconspicuous, yet important, event occurred that is part of the many strands...Read more... Read more...

The Wright Brothers–Minister’s Sons Give the World Flight

The Wright Brothers–Minister’s Sons Give the World Flight

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Worldview, December Articles

Listen December 17, 1903 World’s first successful manned flight If Christians truly realized how the Gospel of Jesus Christ has changed the world for good, they would be emboldened to defend their faith against a skeptical, unbelieving world. Most Christians are unaware that their faith was on the vanguard of developments in science and many other fields of study. As may be...Read more... Read more...

Christian Living in December

Christian Living in December

Calendar Articles, Christian Living (Articles), December

Listen Often, the Christmas season is the most meaningful time of year—for both the believer and unbeliever. Many fail to use this season of the year to point to Christ as fully as they might to Christianize the world around them. While some attempt to sanctify the carnal and merely sensuous for Christian purposes, the Apostle Paul warns believers to build with materials that are most...Read more... Read more...

When the United States Capitol Was a Church

When the United States Capitol Was a Church

American Christianity, Calendar Articles

Listen December 4, 1800 Sanction of Church in US Capitol Thousands of pieces of evidence exist that deny that America was founded as a secular nation. One reason the denial of America’s Christian history has been so successful is because it has waged war against America’s true Christian heritage for nearly a century. During this time, secularism has denied, denounced, and...Read more... Read more...

Paul Harvey and “The Man and the Birds”

Paul Harvey and “The Man and the Birds”

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Concepts of God, December Articles

Listen Paul Harvey reads his Christmas presentation, “The Man and the Birds,” in the audio recording provided below. A written form of this piece is also provided in the block quote. Paul Harvey Aurandt (September 4, 1918 – February 28, 2009), better known to the American public simply as Paul Harvey, was a Christian conservative radio broadcaster for the American Broadcasting Company...Read more... Read more...

John Penn

John Penn

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, September Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen September 14, 1788 John Penn, signer of the Declaration of Independence, passed away John Penn (May 17, 1741 – September 14, 1788) was a signer of both the United States Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation as a representative of North...Read more... Read more...

John Witherspoon

John Witherspoon

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, November Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen John Knox Witherspoon (February 5, 1723 – November 15, 1794) was a Scots Presbyterian minister and a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence[1] as a representative of New Jersey. As president of the College of New Jersey (1768–94; now Princeton University), he trained many leaders of the early nation and was the only active clergyman and the only college...Read more... Read more...

Greeks Still Bear Gifts

Greeks Still Bear Gifts

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Default Category, Devotional Literature

Listen Most Trojan horses do not have tails or manes. Evil does not always carry a pitchfork and dress in red, but arrays itself as an angel of light (2 Corinthians 11:13-15). Troy was a city in the territory of Troas, now in the nation of Turkey. It was the focus of the Trojan War, which started about 1,200 BC—during the time of the period of the Judges of Israel. One version of this...Read more... Read more...

Keep Your Head

Keep Your Head

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Devotional Literature, Experience, Practice & Life

Listen A few years ago, Beth and I took the opportunity to go see the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit in Mobile, Alabama. We doubted that we would again have the opportunity to see such an exhibit which lends great credibility to the authenticity of our Bible. So seldom have we had the opportunity to be together in this way that to be with my wife on such an occasion was sheer delight for me....Read more... Read more...

Joseph Hewes

Joseph Hewes

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, November Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen Joseph Hewes (January 23, 1730 – November 10, 1779) was a native of Princeton, New Jersey, where he was born in 1730. Hewes’s parents were members of the Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers. He became an apprentice of a merchant and in fact became a very successful merchant. After finishing his apprenticeship he earned himself a good name and a strong reputation, which...Read more... Read more...

Benjamin Rush

Benjamin Rush

American Christianity, April Articles, Calendar Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen Benjamin Rush (January 4, 1746 – April 19, 1813) was a Founding Father of the United States. Rush lived in the state of Pennsylvania and was a physician, writer, educator, humanitarian, as well as the founder of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Rush signed the Declaration of Independence and attended the Continental...Read more... Read more...

Christian History

Calendar Articles

Listen Throughout its history, Christianity has been the greatest force for good the world has ever known. With the rise once against of Islam’s attempt to dominate the world, the question of the Christian Crusades has once again arisen. Superficially, it would seem that this question would deny the legitimacy of such a high appreciation of Christianity. However, Christianity did not...Read more... Read more...

Daniel Whedon (1808-1885)

Daniel Whedon (1808-1885)

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Methodist churches

Listen Daniel Denison Whedon was a pivotal figure in the struggle between Calvinism and Arminianism in nineteenth-century America. As a result of his efforts, some historians have concluded that he was responsible for a new doctrine of man that was more dependent upon philosophical principles than Scripture. Early Life I. Birth (1808) Daniel Whedon was born March 20, 1808 in Onondaga,...Read more... Read more...

Francis Lightfoot Lee

Francis Lightfoot Lee

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, January Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen Francis Lightfoot Lee (October 14, 1734 – January 11, 1797) was a member of the House of Burgesses in the Colony of Virginia. As an active protester of issues such as the Stamp Act, Lee helped move the colony in the direction of independence from Britain. Lee was a delegate to the Virginia Conventions and the Continental Congress. He was a signer of the Articles of Confederation...Read more... Read more...

American Christianity

American Christianity

Calendar Articles

Listen Throughout the latter half of the twentieth century, American jurisprudence began to destroy the Christian heritage bequeathed to America from the earliest European settlements. American law, education, and many other elements of culture arose out of biblical principles advocated the earliest settlers. Against this Christian heritage, communism, led by the American Civil...Read more... Read more...

National Bible Week

National Bible Week

Annual Schedule, Calendar Articles, Christian Calendar, Christian Living, November, Social Theology, The Bible

Listen * National Bible Week * by Dr. Stephen Flick The reading of the Bible was abruptly interrupted over the NBC radio network in 1941 when world-changing events began to transpire. Seldom in the history of America was Scripture needed to comfort and bring hope as it was needed that day. Yet, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the significance of the beginning of National...Read more... Read more...

John Morton

John Morton

American Christianity, April Articles, Calendar Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen John Morton (1725 – April 1, 1777) was a farmer, surveyor, and jurist from the Province of Pennsylvania. As a delegate to the Continental Congress during the American Revolution, he provided the swing vote that allowed Pennsylvania to vote in favor of the United States Declaration of...Read more... Read more...

D-Day – Deliverance

D-Day – Deliverance

970 General history of North America, American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Living, June Articles, Social Theology

Listen The Normandy, France landings, code-named Operation Neptune (more commonly known as D-Day), were the landing operations of the Allied forces in the Battle Normandy (the overall campaign known as Operation Overlord) during World War II. The landings began a little after midnight on Tuesday, June 6, 1944. The landings were conducted in two phases. The first phase involved...Read more... Read more...

Atheism, “Where’s The Beef?”

Atheism, “Where’s The Beef?”

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Concepts of God, Default Category

Listen Before America decides to wed atheism and irreligion, it should check up on the character of its suitor and ask, “Where’s the beef?” Atheism, agnosticism, and every form of irreligion have been on the rise in American culture for several decades as the principles and practices of Christianity appear to be losing their appeal on the populace. Atheists demand the...Read more... Read more...

Charles Carroll

Charles Carroll

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, November Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen Charles Carroll (September 19, 1737 – November 14, 1832), known as Charles Carroll of Carrollton or Charles Carroll III to distinguish him from his similarly-named relatives, was a wealthy Maryland planter and an early advocate of independence from Great Britain. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress and Confederation Congress and later as first United States...Read more... Read more...

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