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:

Letter to the Supreme Court by Sgt. Alvin York’s Son

Letter to the Supreme Court by Sgt. Alvin York’s Son

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Beliefs

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...

Arthur Middleton

Arthur Middleton

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

Listen Arthur Middleton (June 26, 1742 – January 1, 1787), of Charleston, South Carolina, was a signer of the United States Declaration of...Read more... Read more...

The Greek Empire

The Greek Empire

Calendar Articles, Christian History, History of ancient world

Listen A second influence upon the rise of Christianity was the Greek culture. At the time of Christ, Jewish culture and the entire Mediterranean world was heavily influenced by Athens and the Greeks. Those who most clearly understand the rise of Christianity agree that knowledge of Greek culture is critical to an accurate interpretation of early Christianity as reflected in the New...Read more... Read more...

Biblical Doctrines Summarized

Biblical Doctrines Summarized

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Methodist churches

Listen The following excerpt is taken from Essays, Reviews, and Discourses by Daniel Whedon.[1] It first appeared in Bibliotheca Sacra, April, 1862 as “Fundamental Maxim of Divine Government.” Thought this article does not begin to exhaust the doctrinal truth of God’s Word, it is a helpful summary of the basic teachings of the Bible. Daniel Whedon was one of the greatest...Read more... Read more...

House Speaker Robert Winthrop Stands for Christ

House Speaker Robert Winthrop Stands for Christ

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Biography, Default Category

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...

The Roman Empire

The Roman Empire

Calendar Articles, Christian History, History of ancient world

Listen The third major culture to influence the rise of Christianity was the Roman. At no other time in world history was such a large area of the world under one law and government. As may be deduced from this fact, Rome’s primary influence upon the rise of Christianity was political. Below is a thumbnail sketch of the rise of the Roman Empire and the various additional ways it...Read more... Read more...

Applying the Constitution to the Judiciary

Applying the Constitution to the Judiciary

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Default Category, Social Theology

Listen * Applying the Constitution to the Judiciary* Many Americans point to the 1960s as the turning point in American culture, when liberal judges, eager to do the bidding of small minority groups, decided that the Constitution was what they declared it to be. The liberalization of law schools––like many theological seminaries––began at the end of the nineteenth century. Among the...Read more... Read more...

How Judicial Activism Silences “The People”

How Judicial Activism Silences “The People”

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Default Category, Social Theology

Listen At the beginning of the twenty-first century, American government appears to have become little more than a judicial oligarchy, with liberal judges and other members of jurisprudence demanding to have the final say on matters of local, state, and national government. On Friday, May 9, 2014, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza ruled Arkansas’ voter-approved ban on gay...Read more... Read more...

God’s Holy People Still Die Well

God’s Holy People Still Die Well

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Default Category, Methodist churches, Nazarene Church

Listen Dr. Richard S. Taylor (1912-2006) was one of the most well-known and loved Wesleyan-Arminian scholars and churchmen of twentieth- and early-twenty-first-century America. He will always be remembered for his scholarship and advocacy of the message of Christian holiness, but he should also be remembered for his interest in poimenics—pastoral theology. Though most of his books are...Read more... Read more...

John William Fletcher (1729-1785)

John William Fletcher (1729-1785)

Calendar Articles, Christian Biography, Christian Living, Methodist churches

Listen John William Fletcher is often referred to as the “First Theologian of Methodism.” He earned this popular title as a result of having vigorously defended John Wesley’s Arminianism against Calvinistic polemical rivals. In the early- and mid-1770s, Fletcher undertook the defense of Wesley against Calvinists who charged Wesley with Pelagianism or works righteousness. Fletcher...Read more... Read more...

Thomas McKean

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

Listen Thomas McKean (March 19, 1734 – June 24, 1817) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the American Revolution he was a delegate to the Continental Congress where he signed the United States Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. McKean served as a President of...Read more... Read more...

Christian Calendar

Christian Calendar

Calendar Articles

Listen The Bible teaches that Christians to redeem the time or take the greatest advantage of the opportunities presented to them to advance the cause and kingdom of Jesus Christ (Ephesians 5:16). This is the privilege of the believer in every sphere of life, including themselves personally, their families, churches, business, and every other opportunities and relationships they enjoy....Read more... Read more...

Welch: Prohibitionist Perfects Grape Juice

Welch: Prohibitionist Perfects Grape Juice

Calendar Articles, Christian Biography, Christian Living

Listen Thomas Bramwell Welch (December 31, 1825 – December 29, 1903) was a Wesleyan Methodist preacher who strongly the use of fermented drinks. With the first edition of their Discipline, the Wesleyan Methodists expressly required for the Lord’s Supper that “unfermented wine only should be used at the sacrament.” This requirement was about 25 years before Welch used...Read more... Read more...

Remembering the Life and Ministry of St. Andrew

Remembering the Life and Ministry of St. Andrew

Calendar Articles, Default Category, Lives of the Apostles, November Articles, The Bible

Listen * St. Andrew * by Dr. Stephen Flick The Apostle Andrew, the brother of St. Peter, carried the Gospel to many Asiatic nations, beginning Observance: On or before November 30 his missionary endeavors in the Provinces of Vithynia and Pontus on the southern shores of the Black Sea. It is believed that he subsequently traveled to the City of Byzantium where he established a church....Read more... Read more...

The Reformation in England

The Reformation in England

Anglican Churches, Calendar Articles, Christian History, Christian Living, October Articles

Listen The Reformation in the English Church was separate from the Lutheran Reformation and the Swiss Reformation, though more similar to these than to the Radical Reformation in Europe. Beginning under Henry VIII, the Reformation in England initially rejected the principles of the Magisterial Lutheran and Swiss Reformers. Eventually, however, it accepted a number of the Protestant...Read more... Read more...

Stand Still and See

Stand Still and See

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Devotional Literature

Listen The children of Israel had been miraculously delivered from their shackles of Egyptian bondage but were not yet out of the reach of Pharaoh. After experiencing the ten plagues against his nation, Pharaoh allowed his heart once again to be hardened and chose to pursue the Israelites and once again enslave them with the rigors of heavy bondage. Realizing they were being pursued by...Read more... Read more...

Faithful

Faithful

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

Listen As is true with all languages, English is undergoing constant evolution. The Schoolmaster of America, Noah Webster, gave America its first dictionary and our own form of English. Since the days of Webster, the English language has continued to evolve. “Gay” no longer means happy or joyous disposition; its contemporary use is completely unrelated. In addition to the change in...Read more... Read more...

History of Christianity–An Outline

History of Christianity–An Outline

Calendar Articles, Christian History, Christian Living, Default Category

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...

Not Radical, But Real Islam

Not Radical, But Real Islam

Calendar Articles, Default Category, Islam

Listen by Dr. Stephen Flick | Duration: 16:33 | Size: 15.9 MB Podcast: ‘Not Radical, But Real Muslims,’ by Dr. Stephen Flick. Across the political and social spectrums, politicians, preachers, teachers, doctors, lawyers, and a host of other well-educated cultural leaders continue to refer to the followers of Islam who, at the end of the twentieth century and beginning of...Read more... Read more...

These Came to Christ: Muslim Conversions to Christianity

These Came to Christ: Muslim Conversions to Christianity

August Articles, Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Devotional Literature, Islam

Listen * Muslim Conversions to Christianity * by Dr. Christopher Aion Every math teacher knows that 2 + 2 = 4. Just because students offer alternative answers to this mathematical truth does not change the mathematical truth. No matter how many students believe it should be something other than “4,” the truth cannot be changed. Just as there are truths in mathematics, there...Read more... Read more...