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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...

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 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 previous generations of Christian leaders....Read more... Read more...

March 16, 1776: First Congressional Fasting Proclamation

March 16, 1776: First Congressional Fasting Proclamation

American Christianity, March Articles

Listen This post is part of the series: When Congress Asked America to Fast, Pray, and Give Thanks to God March 16, 1776: First Congressional Fasting Proclamation November 1, 1777: Congress Begins Thanksgiving Cycle November 16, 1778: Congressional Chaplains Provide Thanksgiving Proclamation October 1779: Congress Proclaims Thanksgiving Day October 1781 – Congress Thanks God for...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...

Where Does Darwinism Work?

Where Does Darwinism Work?

Calendar Articles, Concepts of God

Listen Other than being a successful instrument to force a secularist worldview upon the American classroom, the truly rational individual asks, “Where does Darwinism work?” On February 12, evolutionists around the world celebrate Darwin Day, the birthday of Charles Darwin (1809). In 1859, Charles Darwin published the book that gave him world recognition, On the Origin of...Read more... Read more...

Is Darwinism Making Students Un-American?

Is Darwinism Making Students Un-American?

Calendar Articles, February Articles

Listen Charles Darwin was born on February 12, 1809, and as may be expected, evolutionists, atheists, and secularists around the world celebrate his birthday annually. In 1859, Darwin published his famous work, The Origin of Species,[1] which thrust him on to the world stage. As a result of the influence of Darwin’s philosophy, nearly 100 million individuals lost their lives at...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...

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...

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...

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 March, 1616 Rev. Alexander Whitaker drowned while crossing the James River 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...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...

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...

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...

Edward Rutledge

Edward Rutledge

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

Listen Edward Rutledge (November 23, 1749 – January 23, 1800) was an American politician and youngest signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. He later served as the 39th Governor of South Carolina. The brief biographical sketch of his life presented below is taken from the nineteenth-century work, Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence by Rev. Charles...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...

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