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About the Author: Dr. Stephen Flick

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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 Christian Heritage Fellowship’s executive director and resides in East Tennessee with his wife, Beth. He spent 12 years as a Seminary professor and has been a licensed minister for more than thirty years, during which time he has served as pastor, revival and camp meeting evangelist, interim pastor, and other ministerial roles. He has authored numerous articles concerning America’s Christian heritage. Dr. Flick earned his Ph.D. from Drew University in theology and church history.

Posts by Dr. Stephen Flick:

William Hooper

William Hooper

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

Listen William Hooper (June 28, 1742 – October 14, 1790) was an American lawyer, physician, politician, and a member of the Continental Congress representing North Carolina from 1774 through 1777. Hooper was also a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, along with fellow North Carolinians Joseph Hewes and John...Read more... Read more...

The Swiss Reformation

The Swiss Reformation

Calendar Articles, Christian History, Continental Protestant Denominations & Related Bodies, October Articles

Listen * Swiss Reformation * by Dr. Stephen Flick The cry for reform in the Western Church of Christianity preceded Martin Luther by centuries. Abuses and non-Christian practices crept into the Church and continued until the rise of the Protestant Reformation. Following the example of Luther in Germany, Huldreich Zwingli and John Calvin led the reform efforts in Switzerland. Like the...Read more... Read more...

Carter Braxton

Carter Braxton

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

Listen Carter Braxton (September 10, 1736 – October 10, 1797) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, a planter, and a representative of...Read more... Read more...

George Bennard and The Old Rugged Cross

George Bennard and The Old Rugged Cross

April Articles, Calendar Articles, Christian Biography, Default Category, March Articles, Methodist churches

Listen October 9, 1958 Rev. George Bennard passes away Toward the end of the twentieth century, song leaders, when soliciting requests for favorite songs from the congregation, would often receive at least one request for “The Old Rugged Cross.” Written by George Bennard in 1913, this gospel hymn has proven to be a sentimental favorite of Christians and unsaved alike. Like many other...Read more... Read more...

The Radical Reformation

The Radical Reformation

Calendar Articles, Christian History, Christian Living, Continental Protestant Denominations & Related Bodies, October Articles

Listen The Protestant Reformers who worked in cooperation with the European state or government officials were known as “Magisterial Reformers”–because they worked with the magistrates. During this same time period, another group of reformers began to emerge who did not work with the magistrates. This group of reformers are generally known as the “Radical...Read more... Read more...

Thomas Stone

Thomas Stone

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

Listen Thomas Stone (1743 – October 5, 1787) was an American planter who signed the United States Declaration of Independence as a delegate for Maryland. He later worked on the committee that formed the Articles of Confederation in 1777. He acted as President of Congress for a short time in...Read more... Read more...

Christianity and the First Presidential Thanksgiving Proclamation

Christianity and the First Presidential Thanksgiving Proclamation

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Default Category, October Articles

Listen As President of the United States, George Washington issued the first presidential thanksgiving proclamation under the Constitution. Throughout the colonial era and years of independence prior to the Constitution, states and Congress issued fasting, prayer, and thanksgiving proclamations. These proclamations are vivid evidence that America was founded as a Christian, not a...Read more... Read more...

Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams

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

Listen Samuel Adams (September 27 1722 – October 2, 1803), signer of the Declaration of Independence, was an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United...Read more... Read more...

Christian Living in October

Christian Living in October

Calendar Articles, Christian Living (Articles), October Articles

Listen Wrong religion, and irreligion have long sought to cast a dark shadow upon the truth of the Christian religion. But, the fact is, no religion has produced as much good for the entire world as has the Christian Church. While it is true, that many calling themselves Christians have distorted the truth of the Bible and the Christian faith, it has been just that–a distortion....Read more... Read more...

Why We Fly the Christian Flag

Why We Fly the Christian Flag

Calendar Articles, Default Category, Social Theology

Listen September 26, 1897: After establishing the American Republic upon a strong political foundation, America’s Founding Fathers initiated two great means of perpetuating the Christian principles that gave life to America–Bible Societies and the American Sunday School Union. They had no way of knowing that one of those institutions–the American Sundays School...Read more... Read more...

The Use of the Bible as a Schoolbook

The Use of the Bible as a Schoolbook

American Christianity, Calendar Articles

Listen On April 19, 1813, Dr. Benjamin Rush — one of America’s Founding Fathers — passed into eternity at the age of sixty-seven. Along with George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Rush was regarded as one of the three most important Founding Fathers of America.[1] Though secularists incorrectly take advantage of Benjamin Franklin’s and Thomas...Read more... Read more...

George Read

George Read

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

Listen George Read (September 18, 1733 – September 21, 1798) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a Continental Congressman from Delaware, a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787, President of Delaware, and a member of the Federalist Party, who served as U.S. Senator...Read more... Read more...

Abraham Clark

Abraham Clark

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

Listen Abraham Clark (February 15, 1726 – September 15, 1794) was an American politician and Revolutionary War figure. He was delegate for New Jersey to the Continental Congress where he signed the Declaration of Independence and later served in the United States House of Representatives in both the Second and Third United States Congress, from March 4, 1791, until his death in...Read more... Read more...

The Godless Constitution?

The Godless Constitution?

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Default Category, Social Theology

Listen Since the 1940s, Christians in America have been waging polemical warfare against usurpationists and their claims of a godless Constitution. In 1996, Cornell University professors Isaac Kramnick and R. Laurence Moore published a joint work titled, The Godless Constitution: The Case Against Religious Correctness (W. W. Horton). The title of the work was an apt description of...Read more... Read more...

Francis Scott Key–The Christian Patriot

Francis Scott Key–The Christian Patriot

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, History of Hymns, July Articles

Listen Where we live is not determined by what is around us, but by what is within us. The Psalmist re­flected upon God’s goodness to his life and offered the Lord the praise that was due him. In verse seven, the Psalmist begins to recount the Lord’s goodness to the Israelites through their deliverance from Egypt. In verse thirteen, he notes the fact that the Israelites...Read more... Read more...

Congress “Purchases” and Endorses the Bible

Congress “Purchases” and Endorses the Bible

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Living, November Articles, The Bible

Listen On September 11, 1777, the Second Continental Congress voted to purchase 20,000 Bibles for distribution throughout the states. Another of the thousands of pieces of evidence concerning America’s Christian origin. Welcome, and thank you for choosing to listen.  Christian Heritage Fellowship is a listener supported organization, dedicated to reclaiming America's Christian...Read more... Read more...

Sunday School Preserves American Republic

Sunday School Preserves American Republic

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Religious Training and Instruction

Listen Following the American Revolution, spiritual and moral life in the new nation plummeted. Pastors or lay leaders of local churches often led the Minute Men and were on the frontline of the American Revolution. Given the fact that American Christian leaders were compelled by their biblical convictions to oppose King George III in the Revolution, the Church in America experienced a...Read more... Read more...

The Destruction of Jerusalem (70 AD)

The Destruction of Jerusalem (70 AD)

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, The Bible

Listen On August 10, 70 A.D. (the 9th of the Jewish month of Av), according to Jewish chronology, the very day when the King of Babylon burned Solomon’s Temple in 586 B.C., the newly renovated Temple of Herod was burned by the Roman general, Titus, following a Jewish revolt that began a few years earlier, in 66. After months of siege about the city, Titus took the city on this...Read more... Read more...

Why Must God Be Acknowledged Publicly?

Why Must God Be Acknowledged Publicly?

American Christianity, Other Than Christianity

Listen September 5, 1793 French Reign of Terror begins Since the late 1940s, many American liberal judges have stripped away the nation’s Christian heritage and right to acknowledge God in public settings. Courtrooms and classrooms of public schools have been stripped and sanitized of Christian symbols, though many educators now attempt to indoctrinate our public school children...Read more... Read more...

Kim Davis Upholds American Law

Kim Davis Upholds American Law

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Default Category

Listen On June 26, 2015, five members of the United States Supreme Court rendered a majority decision, in the case of Obergefell vs. Hodges, that same-sex couples were guaranteed a right to marry under the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Until recent decades when militant same-sex advocates violently coerced the compliance of many, Western civilization had...Read more... Read more...

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