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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:

George Washington and the Bible

George Washington and the Bible

American Christianity, Default Category, The Bible

Listen The Christian faith of America’s Founding Fathers has for more than half a century been obscured by those who would reshape America into a godless nation. Because most Americans are uncertain as to where they may obtain reliable sources, they have often allowed themselves to swallow the lies of the left. While it is impossible to fully detail George Washington’s...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 * Francis Scott Key * by Dr. Stephen Flick 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...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...

1784 Congressional Day of Prayer and Thanksgiving

1784 Congressional Day of Prayer and Thanksgiving

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Listen On August 3, 1784, an era in the Continental Congress came to an end. From June of 1775 to August of 1784, Congress generally issued at least one proclamation calling the states to prayer, fasting, and thanksgiving—but usually two such proclamations were annually issued by Congress. Clearly, America’s Founding Fathers never sought to exclude Christianity from public life....Read more... Read more...

Thomas Lynch, Jr.

Thomas Lynch, Jr.

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

Listen Thomas Lynch, Jr. (August 5, 1749–? 1779) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Virginia; his father was unable to sign the Declaration of Independence because of...Read more... Read more...

William Floyd

William Floyd

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

Listen William Floyd (December 17, 1734 – August 4, 1821) was an American politician from New York, and a signer of the United States Declaration of...Read more... Read more...

William Williams

William Williams

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

Listen William Williams (April 23, 1731 – August 2, 1811) was a merchant, and a delegate for Connecticut to the Continental Congress in 1776, and a signatory of the Declaration of Independence. Williams was born in Lebanon, Connecticut, the son of a minister, Tim Solomon Williams, and Mary Porter. He studied theology and graduated from Harvard in...Read more... Read more...

Christian Living in August

Christian Living in August

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

Listen Whereas the “dog days of summer” in the Northern Hemisphere begin in early July, they conclude prior to the end of the second week of August.[1] Fishermen generally regard these days as useless for their sport, and by the early part of August, teachers and pupils once again inhabit most school classrooms. With the beginning of school, summer quickly grinds to a halt....Read more... Read more...

Christians Initiate American Public Schools

Christians Initiate American Public Schools

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Christian Witness, Default Category

Listen American public education was initiated only a few years after the arrival of the Pilgrims and Puritans in the New World. Christians began to establish the private Ivy League schools as early as 1636 (Harvard), only sixteen years after the Pilgrims first arrived in New England. The foundation for public education, however, was first laid in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the...Read more... Read more...

First Government Assembly Held in Choir Loft

First Government Assembly Held in Choir Loft

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, July Articles

Listen The first representative assembly convened in the America was convened in the choir loft of the Jamestown colonial church in Virginia. What is more, the assembly was convened in the presence of the Ten Commandments which was behind the altar. Clearly, America’s colonial Fathers had no intent to disassociate their faith from their government! Click to read the entire...Read more... Read more...

Roger Sherman

Roger Sherman

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

Listen Roger Sherman (April 19, 1721 – July 23, 1793) was an early American lawyer and politician, as well as a founding father. He served as the first mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, and served on the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence, and was also a representative and senator in the new...Read more... Read more...

John Adams on the Christian Origin of America

John Adams on the Christian Origin of America

Default Category

Listen John Adam’s letter to Thomas Jefferson on June 28, 1813 is only one of the thousands of both public and private documents that refutes the notion that America was established as a secular nation. Click to read the entire article… Welcome, and thank you for choosing to listen.  Christian Heritage Fellowship is a listener supported organization, dedicated to reclaiming...Read more... Read more...

Francis Scott Key Evangelizes Muslims

Francis Scott Key Evangelizes Muslims

Calendar Articles, Default Category, Islam

Listen Numbered among these Fathers was Francis Scott Key, the author of America’s national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” His Christian evangelistic efforts exercised toward one, John Randolph who early in life looked favorably upon Islam, was typical of the attitudes and efforts of other Founding Fathers toward followers of other religions outside of the...Read more... Read more...

The Christian Origin of the Declaration of Independence

The Christian Origin of the Declaration of Independence

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Default Category

Listen July 4, 1776 Declaration of Independence Signed After nearly a century of editing American history to exclude the Christian influences upon the birth of the United States, secularists appear upon the brink of successfully eclipsing the truth concerning America’s Christian origin. The truth, however, is that America would not exist as a separate nation, as it is known today,...Read more... Read more...

Silencing the Declaration of Independence

Silencing the Declaration of Independence

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Default Category

Listen For nearly three-quarters of a century, the voices of the citizens of the United States have been increasingly muted and silenced by a raucous liberal judicial oligarchy. Neither the constitutions of individual states, nor the federal Constitution have granted unilateral government to the judiciary, yet building upon nearly a century of liberalizing influences in America’s law...Read more... Read more...

Stephen Hopkins

Stephen Hopkins

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

Listen Stephen Hopkins (March 7, 1707 – July 13, 1785) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and a signer of the Declaration of...Read more... Read more...

James Smith

James Smith

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

Listen James Smith (September 17, 1719 – July 11, 1806), was a signer to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of...Read more... Read more...

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

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

Listen Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the third President of the United States (1801–1809). At the beginning of the American Revolution, he served in the Continental Congress, representing Virginia and then served as a wartime Governor of Virginia (1779–1781). Contrary...Read more... Read more...

John Adams

John Adams

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

Listen John Adams (October 30 1735 – July 4, 1826), signer of the Declaration of Independence, was the second president of the United States (1797–1801), having earlier served as the first vice president of the United...Read more... Read more...

Andy Griffith, Emmett, and the Moravians

Andy Griffith, Emmett, and the Moravians

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, Default Category, Devotional Literature

Listen Perhaps few photographs are more poignant concerning the common musical interests and spiritual heritage that were shared between Andy Griffith (June 1, 1926 – July 3, 2012) and Emmett Forrest (September 3, 1927 – January 12, 2013) than this featured picture. From childhood, Andy and Emmett shared a bond of friendship that endured throughout their lives. On the Andy Griffith...Read more... Read more...