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:

Thirteenth Amendment Sermon in United States Capitol

Thirteenth Amendment Sermon in United States Capitol

American Christianity, Calendar Articles

Listen The Republican Party arose to champion the cause of the abolition of slavery, and to punctuate the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment by the Congress, a former slave was invited to deliver a sermon at the church in the Capitol. The details surrounding this event and the sermon he delivered are presented below. Click to read the entire article… February 12, 1865 Thirteenth...Read more... Read more...

The Origin of Arminian Theology

The Origin of Arminian Theology

Arminianism, Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Methodist churches

Listen February 7, 1604 James Arminius began to lecture on predestination Under Martin Luther and John Calvin, theology moved away from Pelagianism, or the belief that man was solely responsible for his spiritual direction. In its place, Luther and Calvin suggested that determinism (or pagan fatalism) was the most appropriate description of how God relates to the world. That is, the...Read more... Read more...

The Christian Origin of William and Mary

The Christian Origin of William and Mary

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Witness

Listen Despite secular takeovers, the most prestigious academic institutions in America and around the world owe their origin to Christianity—including all of America’s Ivy League schools! Click to read the entire article… February 8, 1693 Grant of Royal Charter Like ungrateful children, millions of Americans enjoy the blessings which a Christian culture has bestowed upon them...Read more... Read more...

John Wesley on the Sabbath

John Wesley on the Sabbath

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Default Category, Sunday

Listen Welcome, and thank you for choosing to listen.  Christian Heritage Fellowship is a listener supported organization, dedicated to reclaiming America's Christian Heritage and celebrating the life-changing influence of the Gospel around the world. Our organization remains committed to this purpose through the faithful giving of our friends and ministry family.  If you can help us...Read more... Read more...

George Walton

George Walton

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

Listen George Walton (1749 – February 2, 1804) signed the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia and also served as the second Chief Executive of that...Read more... Read more...

The Christian Week and Sabbath

The Christian Week and Sabbath

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Experience, Practice & Life, Methodist churches, Sunday

Listen Daniel Whedon was one of the most distinguished Methodist scholars and churchman of nineteenth-century American Methodism. His interest in the subject of the Lord’s Day should be no surprise to the reader given the fact that the subject occupied an important place in Methodist doctrine and practice, but it also was one of great importance to the spiritual life of America...Read more... Read more...

Harry Hosier: Preacher Gives Indiana Its Nickname

Harry Hosier: Preacher Gives Indiana Its Nickname

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Default Category

Listen February Black History Month In America, both the white and black communities have lost a sense of the influence that the Christian faith has exercised upon each respective community. Unable to recount pivotal historical details concerning the formative influence of Christianity upon America, the fraudulent claims of secularism and irreligion appear most plausible to the un- or...Read more... Read more...

Sunday Worship or the Lord’s Day in the Early Christianity

Sunday Worship or the Lord’s Day in the Early Christianity

Calendar Articles, Default Category, Sunday

Listen In Revelation 1:10, the Apostle John indicates that he was worshiping God in the Spirit “on the Lord’s Day.” This expression is very important because it is a word that is used in place of the term “Sunday.” Though it is only used in this reference one time in the New Testament, it becomes certain that John intends this as it is demonstrated by all of the Christians who write...Read more... Read more...

Christian Living in February

Christian Living in February

Calendar Articles, Christian Living (Articles), February, February Articles, Social Theology

Listen Emboldened secularism and irreligion threatens not only the Christian foundation of America, but more importantly threatens the spiritual life of believers and their churches. By denying the historical facts concerning the positive influence of Christianity, atheism, agnosticism, and various forms of irreligion seek to rob Christianity of its global influence. As a result, these...Read more... Read more...

Preacher Begins Prelude to American Revolution

Preacher Begins Prelude to American Revolution

American Christianity, January Articles

Listen Welcome, and thank you for choosing to listen.  Christian Heritage Fellowship is a listener supported organization, dedicated to reclaiming America's Christian Heritage and celebrating the life-changing influence of the Gospel around the world. Our organization remains committed to this purpose through the faithful giving of our friends and ministry family.  If you can help us...Read more... Read more...

Forms of Theology

Forms of Theology

Christian Beliefs

Listen To appreciate any discipline beyond a superficial level, a working knowledge of that discipline’s terms and concepts is necessary. This fact is no less true of the discipline or study of Christian theology. While it is true that the terminology associated with Christian theology is ever developing, it is also true that many terms are foundational and, therefore, not as...Read more... Read more...

Christianity and America’s First Constitution

Christianity and America’s First Constitution

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Default Category, January Articles

Listen January 24, 1639 America’s First Constitution Have you ever seen a car license plate from the state of Connecticut? If you have, do you remember the slogan emblazoned on it? Connecticut is called the “Constitution State,” but very few of us know why it has been given this title. The reason Connecticut is called the Constitution State is because of a Christian...Read more... Read more...

Lewis Morris

Lewis Morris

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

Listen Lewis Morris (April 8, 1726 – January 22, 1798) was an American landowner and developer from Morrisania, New York. He signed the Declaration of Independence as a delegate to the Continental Congress from New York. The brief biographical sketch of his life presented below is taken from the nineteenth-century work, Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence by Rev....Read more... Read more...

Christ Bridges the Gap

Christ Bridges the Gap

April Articles, Calendar Articles, Default Category, March Articles

Listen Throughout human history, agnosticism, atheism, and all other forms of irreligion have always been in the overwhelming minority. Around the world, the human race has acknowledged its obligation to God through some form of sacrifice. The various forms of sacrifice around the world have been very diverse, including self-effort, vegetation, animal, human, and other sacrifices....Read more... Read more...

Christianity in America’s First Presidential Inauguration

Christianity in America’s First Presidential Inauguration

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, January Articles

Listen There is no evidence to suggest that America was founded as a secular nation. This single event—the first inauguration of President Washington—clearly reveals America’s Founding Fathers’ commitment to Christianity. Any attempt to suggest that America was founded as a secular nation is a personal or collective confession of historical ignorance. Rather, attempts to...Read more... Read more...

Benjamin Franklin: Advocate of America’s Christian Heritage

Benjamin Franklin: Advocate of America’s Christian Heritage

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

Listen This post is part of the series: Benjamin Franklin Series Benjamin Franklin: Advocate of America's Christian Heritage Benjamin Franklin Was Not a Secularist The Spiritual Journey of Benjamin Franklin View all our post series Without consideration being given to the person of Jesus Christ, it is fair to say that probably a greater man than Benjamin Franklin has never lived who...Read more... Read more...

Benjamin Franklin Was Not a Secularist

Benjamin Franklin Was Not a Secularist

American Christianity, Calendar Articles

Listen This post is part of the series: Benjamin Franklin Series Benjamin Franklin: Advocate of America's Christian Heritage Benjamin Franklin Was Not a Secularist The Spiritual Journey of Benjamin Franklin View all our post series Leaving the deism of his youth and the immorality it produced, Benjamin Franklin came to realize that the Calvinism of his youth was closer to reality than...Read more... Read more...

Your Baby Was Not a Fish

Your Baby Was Not a Fish

Calendar Articles, Default Category, January Articles

Listen For decades, evolutionists had argued that a child developing within the womb of his mother passed through stages of development that summarized the evolution of mankind, from fish-like creatures to the mature development of the human being. Evolutionists argued that, in the earliest stages of development within the womb, a child possessed physical features that were completely...Read more... Read more...

George Clymer

George Clymer

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

Listen George Clymer (March 16, 1739 – January 24, 1813) was an American politician and founding father. He was one of the last Patriots to advocate complete independence from Britain. As a Pennsylvania representative, Clymer was, along with five others, a signatory of both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. Points of significance include the following: Orphaned...Read more... Read more...

Thomas Paine Argues, “No King But God”

Thomas Paine Argues, “No King But God”

American Christianity, January Articles

Listen Welcome, and thank you for choosing to listen.  Christian Heritage Fellowship is a listener supported organization, dedicated to reclaiming America's Christian Heritage and celebrating the life-changing influence of the Gospel around the world. Our organization remains committed to this purpose through the faithful giving of our friends and ministry family.  If you can help us...Read more... Read more...