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:

How Thomas Paine Betrayed America

How Thomas Paine Betrayed America

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Concepts of God, January Articles

Listen Thomas Paine is often employed by the political left as justification for their false claim that America was established as a secular nation. The facts, however, completely expose their uninformed argument. Click to read the entire article… January 10, 1776 Paine’s Common Sense published While Thomas Paine is remembered positively for his contribution to American...Read more... Read more...

Samuel Huntington

Samuel Huntington

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

Listen January 5, 1796 Samuel Huntington, signer of the Declaration of Independence, passed away Samuel Huntington (July 16, 1731 – January 5, 1796) was a jurist, statesman, and Patriot in the American Revolution from Connecticut. As a delegate to the Continental Congress, he signed the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of...Read more... Read more...

Thomas Nelson, Jr.

Thomas Nelson, Jr.

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

Listen January 4, 1789 Death of Thomas Nelson, Jr. Thomas Nelson, Jr. (December 26, 1738 – January 4, 1789) was an American planter, soldier, and statesman from Yorktown, Virginia. He represented Virginia in the Continental Congress and was its Governor in 1781. He is regarded as one of the U.S. Founding Fathers since he signed the Declaration of Independence as a member of the...Read more... Read more...

The Truth about Separation of Church and State

The Truth about Separation of Church and State

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, December Articles

Listen Since 1947, liberal judges have reinterpreted the historical context of the First Amendment that ensured that congress (or the federal government) would not establish a state church or elevate any single denomination over any of the other Christian denominations. America’s Founding Fathers regarded the First Amendment as a guarantee that the federal government would not...Read more... Read more...

Thomas Jefferson’s Wall of Separation Letter

Thomas Jefferson’s Wall of Separation Letter

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Default Category

Listen On January 1, 1802, Thomas Jefferson penned a letter that has been employed by secularists against America’s historic legal foundation. Repeatedly members of the Supreme Court have relied upon secular interpretations of both the writings and personal example of Thomas Jefferson. Employing Jefferson against the previous historic rulings of the Supreme Courts and the...Read more... Read more...

Twelve Books Every Christian Should Read

Twelve Books Every Christian Should Read

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Default Category, Devotional Literature, February Articles

Listen The importance of Christian education for the perpetuation of the American Republican cannot be overstated! Following the American Revolution, the Founding Fathers sought to perpetuate the life of young America by ensuring that it rested upon a Christian foundation in the ensuing generations. The Ivy League arose well in advance of the Revolution and was one of the first formal...Read more... Read more...

Men Who Understand the Times

Men Who Understand the Times

Devotional Literature, January, January Articles

Listen At such a critical time in the history of the nation of Israel, it is said that the leaders of the tribe of Issachar were men “who understood the times and knew what Israel should do.” This memorial and testimony in Scripture is not lengthy; it is not verbose, but it is one of the great accolades which may be credited to any individual. In a time of turmoil and great social...Read more... Read more...

How We Got the Bible

How We Got the Bible

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, The Bible

Listen In the early Christian Church, believers were forced to decide what books of Scripture they would be willing to die. If a book was not regarded as authoritative, conscience did not forbid them to surrender it to pagan authorities, but if a work was regarded as inspired and evidenced Divine authority, Christians were far less likely to part with it. Yet this was only one of the...Read more... Read more...

Christian Living in January

Christian Living in January

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

Listen Whereas the end of each year is usually focused upon Thanksgiving, Christmas, and end-of-year activities, January offers a much-appreciated respite from the demands that often accompany these important celebratory events. While most of us are still accountable to the demands of every-day life as the New Year begins, this season of the year may be employed to establish the tone...Read more... Read more...

The Prayer Meeting That Saved England

The Prayer Meeting That Saved England

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, December Articles, January Articles, Prayer, Social Theology

Listen January 1, 1739 Prayer meeting saves England The rise or fall of nations has often depended upon fidelity to the one true God, and the act which most characterizes this faithfulness is the spirit of dependence exemplified by a habit of prayer.  When Israel turned from its sin and sought God in prayer, God heard and answered from heaven.  America now faces a moral and social...Read more... Read more...

Francis Lewis

Francis Lewis

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

Listen December 31, 1802 Francis Lewis, signer of the Declaration of Independence, passed away Francis Lewis (March 21, 1713 – December 31, 1802) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New...Read more... Read more...

The Christian Church Calendar–Why We Celebrate

The Christian Church Calendar–Why We Celebrate

Calendar Articles, Christian Calendar, Christian Living, Sunday

Listen One of the best times of the year to consider how Christianity developed its seasons of celebration and worship is at the beginning of a new year. Many contemporary believers are unaware that the observances of the Christian faith were, in some cases, the result of centuries of development. The earliest observances of Christianity were either fasts or feasts and sought to...Read more... Read more...

Watch-night Service: From Ale-house to Revolution

Watch-night Service: From Ale-house to Revolution

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Living, December Articles

Listen December 31, 1776 Historic watch-night service at Old St. George Church, Philadelphia For generations of Americans, the memory of candles flickering at the close of watch-night services–as one year waned and another began to wax–is one that evokes reverent appreciation for the spiritual fervor of by-gone days. Though the observance of the watch-night service began to...Read more... Read more...

Remembering the Life and Ministry of St. John

Remembering the Life and Ministry of St. John

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, December Articles, Lives of the Apostles

Listen December 27 St. John Remembered The life and ministry of the Apostle John, son of Zebedee, is observed annually on December 27 by Christians in the West. St. John was distinguished as a prophet, an apostle, and an evangelist. He is known as the beloved disciple or “the disciple whom Jesus loved,” and was the younger brother of James the Great. The two brothers, and...Read more... Read more...

Making Room in the Inn

Making Room in the Inn

Calendar Articles, Christian Beliefs, Christian Calendar, Christian Living, Christian Morality, December, December Articles, Devotional Literature

Listen A number of years ago, Gap brand stores – Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic–decided not to advertise their end-of-year sales with the term “Christmas.” Instead they chose the more generic term “holiday” so as not to offend those of non-Christian faiths, or atheists in general. But Gap is not alone in this decision. Last Christmas other companies also took a similar course...Read more... Read more...

God’s Plan of Salvation

God’s Plan of Salvation

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Experience, Practice & Life, Salvation & Grace

Listen In a pluralistic American society, it has become politically incorrect to suggest that any one religion can make any claim to absolute truth. Historic Christianity has made such a claim to absolute truth. Just as a counterfeit twenty-dollar bill bears resemblance to the genuine twenty-dollar bill, so all other world religions and cults bear some resemblance to the genuine faith...Read more... Read more...

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Calendar Articles, System

Listen You are invited to sign-up (or subscribe) to our website. The common means of keeping in touch with our users (or subscribers) are described below. All of our subscriptions (sign-ups) are free and without any obligation. Subscribing to one or more of the services described below will allow you to remain abreast of our most recent articles (or posts) describing the ongoing...Read more... Read more...