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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:

Holy Week–Christianity’s Most Sacred Season

Holy Week–Christianity’s Most Sacred Season

Annual Schedule, April, Calendar Articles, Christian Living, March

Listen Within Christianity, Holy Week commemorates the suffering and death of Jesus Christ. Among English-speaking communions, the expression Passion Week is also used to describe the same period of time—the Sunday before Christ’s Crucifixion to His Resurrection. One of the earliest designations for this week in the Early Church was the “Great Week,” and during the...Read more... Read more...

Preacher Becomes First Speaker of Congress

Preacher Becomes First Speaker of Congress

American Christianity, Calendar Articles

Listen Americans who are willing to exert the effort to know their national origin will be richly rewarded with the proofs of America’s Christian heritage. Throughout the vast majority of the twentieth century, secularists, socialists, and the irreligious have dedicated themselves to concealing America’s Christian origin. Tragically, the Christian Church throughout the...Read more... Read more...

Atheist Responsible for Shootings

Atheist Responsible for Shootings

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Christian Worldview, Concepts of God, Default Category

Listen One’s beliefs necessarily determine one’s behavior. Benjamin Franklin clearly understood this fact when he told Thomas Paine that atheism and agnosticism leads only to social anarchy: “If men are so wicked with religion, what would they be if without it.”[1] Paine, who consulted Franklin concerning political matters, had requested Franklin to review his...Read more... Read more...

America’s Bishop: Francis Asbury

America’s Bishop: Francis Asbury

Calendar Articles, Christian Biography, Christian Living, Default Category, Methodist churches

Listen Francis Asbury (August 20, 1745 – March 31, 1816) is remembered most for the leadership he provided to early American Methodism. Asbury must not be associated with the theologians of Methodism. Like Jabez Bunting among the British Wesleyan Methodists, Asbury was a great churchman within the American Methodist Episcopal Church. He was one of the first two general...Read more... Read more...

Congress Seeks to Ban Irreligion

Congress Seeks to Ban Irreligion

Calendar Articles, Christian History

Listen For more than a century, irreligion in its various forms have falsely claimed that America was not founded as a Christian nation. Nothing, however, could be further from the facts of history, which clearly indicate the Christian origin of America. From the granting of the First Charter of Virginia by King James I on April 10, 1606, the charters of the Thirteen Colonies and...Read more... Read more...

Ben-Hur: A Christian Triumph

Ben-Hur: A Christian Triumph

Annual Schedule, Calendar Articles, Christian Biography, Christian Living, Default Category, Devotional Literature, Jesus Christ, Salvation & Grace

Listen In the National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. there resides a full-body statue of General Lew Wallace, Civil War hero and author of the literary classic, Ben Hur. The story behind the composition of this time-honored classic is one worthy of being rehearsed on a regular basis, and no season of the year is more fitting for its telling than the...Read more... Read more...

ACLU Rattles Lifeless Bones of Communism

ACLU Rattles Lifeless Bones of Communism

Calendar Articles

Listen On June 17, 1992, the President of Russia, Boris Yeltsin, stood before a joint session of the United States Congress and confessed that Communism was dead. In his speech to Congress, President Yeltsin humbly called upon Congress to approve legislation providing aid to Russia, including twelve billion dollars in loans to his nation and other Asian republics. With such abysmal...Read more... Read more...

The Christian Origin of William and Mary

The Christian Origin of William and Mary

American Christianity, 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...

Button Gwinnett

Button Gwinnett

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

Listen Button Gwinnett (1735 – May 19 or 27, 1777) was an British-born American political leader who, as a representative of Georgia to the Continental Congress, was the second of the signatories (first signature on the left) on the United States Declaration of Independence. He was also, briefly, the provisional president of Georgia in 1777, and Gwinnett County (now a major suburb of...Read more... Read more...

Standing Against the King: Bishop Thomas Ken

Standing Against the King: Bishop Thomas Ken

Anglican Churches, Calendar Articles, Default Category, History of Hymns

Listen * Bishop Thomas Ken * by Dr. Stephen Flick Each time the Doxology is sung, Christians should deeply sense the reverence and gratitude its words evoke for a holy God, but they should also hear its accompanying invitation to fidelity to the Word and will of God. In contemporary America, the clergy are less ready to stand against social, moral, and political decadence than were...Read more... Read more...

Patrick Was a Christian Missionary

Patrick Was a Christian Missionary

Calendar Articles, Christian History, Christian Living, Default Category, March Articles

Listen Like St. Nicholas, St. Patrick is more readily known through the lens of contrived folklore than through what may more accurately be determined concerning his life and ministry. Accompanying the expansion of Christianity was a desire to demonstrate the superiority of the Christian faith to an unbelieving world. Often nominal Christians developed stories about the heroes of...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 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 ill-informed. Concerning the...Read more... Read more...

Thomas Heyward, Jr.

Thomas Heyward, Jr.

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

Listen Thomas Heyward, Jr. (July 28, 1746 – March 6, 1809) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and of the Articles of Confederation as a representative of South...Read more... Read more...

Pocahontas’ Pastor

Pocahontas’ Pastor

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Default Category, Social Theology

Listen President John Adams indicated that four colonial pastors were responsible for the ideas that birthed the American Republic. The influence of pastors upon the life and development of America, and nations around the globe, is routinely neglected by the irreligious who seek to advance their agenda of secular intolerance against America’s Christian heritage. Companies,...Read more... Read more...

Christian Living in March

Christian Living in March

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

Listen In contemporary America and throughout the world, orthodox or biblical Christian principles and practices are under attack. Though this struggle is not new to the life of Christianity, it is new to many Christians who may be tempted to compromise or completely capitulate in matters of Christian belief and behavior. The Bible is replete with examples of those who compromised or...Read more... Read more...

Richard Stockton

Richard Stockton

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

Listen Richard Stockton (October 1, 1730 – February 28, 1781) was an American lawyer, jurist, legislator, and a signer of the Declaration of...Read more... Read more...

Supreme Court Declares America a Christian Nation

Supreme Court Declares America a Christian Nation

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Default Category, Social Theology

Listen All branches of the federal government have declared that America is a Christian nation. Contrary to the deceptive claims of atheists, agnostics, and the irreligious, America was not founded as a secular nation. For more than half a century, the false claims of secularists have robbed Americans of their Christian heritage. Here is clear evidence from the Supreme Court concerning...Read more... Read more...

Robert R. Livingston

Robert R. Livingston

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

Listen Robert R(obert) Livingston (November 27, 1746 – February 26, 1813) was an American lawyer, politician, diplomat from New York, and a Founding Father of the United States. He was known as “The Chancellor”, after the office he held for 25 years. He was a member of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence, although he was recalled by his state...Read more... Read more...

George Taylor

George Taylor

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

Listen George Taylor (c. 1716 – February 23, 1781) was a Colonial ironmaster and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of...Read more... Read more...

Washington Believed God Provided for America

Washington Believed God Provided for America

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Default Category

Listen One of the surest means of refuting claims that America’s Founding Fathers were not Christian is the realization and proclamation of the fact that they believed God birthed America through His providence. They believe God orchestrated the independence of America, and the Father of our nation, George Washington, was among those who affirmed this Christian teaching.Since the...Read more... Read more...