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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:

Methodist Churches

Methodist Churches

Calendar Articles, Christian History, Christian Living, Default Category, Methodist churches, October Articles

Listen The study of the history of Methodism will result in the awareness that many denominations are related historically and theologically as spiritual descendants of John Wesley. Some denominations, though not related to Methodism from the point of their origins, are related theologically that is they are Arminian or Wesleyan-Arminian. Though some smaller groups or denominations may...Read more... Read more...

What Christians Believe–The Ecumenical Councils (325-787)

What Christians Believe–The Ecumenical Councils (325-787)

Calendar Articles, Christian History, Christian Living, Doctrinal controversies & heresies

Listen May 20–June 19, 325 First Ecumenical Council (Nicea) Some Christians refuse to accept any summary statements of the Christian faith, professing to use only Scripture as their statement of faith. Initially, this position may possess greater appeal for the faithful Bible-believing Christian, but a question soon arises: “Whose interpretation of Scripture should I follow?” Before...Read more... Read more...

Josiah Bartlett

Josiah Bartlett

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

Listen Josiah Bartlett (November 21, 1729 – May 19, 1795) was an American physician and statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress for New Hampshire and signatory of the Declaration of Independence. He was later Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature and Governor of the...Read more... Read more...

The Christian Origin of Mother’s Day

The Christian Origin of Mother’s Day

Calendar Articles, Christian Biography, May Articles

Listen Despite the arguments to the contrary of the irreligious, true Christianity has always advocated the importance of appreciating and applauding those who faithfully occupy their divinely appointed roles in life. Mother’s Day is one of the most prominent efforts that arose within the Christian Church to demonstrate the importance of faithfulness to some of life’s most...Read more... Read more...

George Washington Supported Christian Education

George Washington Supported Christian Education

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, Default Category

Listen May 12, 1779 George Washington commends Christianity to Delaware chiefs That America was founded upon Christian principles is a matter of historical record, but for most of the last century, secularists[1] have been attempting to rewrite American history to exclude the facts that relate the Christian influence behind the origin and development of the United States. One of the...Read more... Read more...

John Hart

John Hart

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

Listen John Hart (c. 1711 – May 11, 1779) was a Delegate from New Jersey to the Continental Congress and a signer of the United States Declaration of...Read more... Read more...

Robert Treat Paine

Robert Treat Paine

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

Listen Robert Treat Paine (March 11, 1731 – May 11, 1814) was a Massachusetts lawyer and politician, best known as a signer of the Declaration of Independence as a representative of Massachusetts. He served as the state’s first attorney general, and served as an associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the state’s highest...Read more... Read more...

Francis Hopkinson

Francis Hopkinson

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

Listen Francis Hopkinson (September 21, 1737 – May 9, 1791), an American author, was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence as a delegate from New Jersey. He later served as a federal judge in...Read more... Read more...

The Irreligion of Ethan Allen

The Irreligion of Ethan Allen

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

Listen May 10, 1775 Ethan Allen captures Fort Ticonderoga Ethan Allen was more than a brand of furniture. He was a prominent early American and one of the first heroes of the nation. Ethan Allen (January 21, 1738-February 12, 1789) was a farmer, businessman, American Revolutionary War hero, land speculator, writer, and politician. In the late 1760s, he became embroiled in land disputes...Read more... Read more...

Robert Morris

Robert Morris

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

Listen Robert Morris, Jr. (January 20, 1734 – May 8, 1806) was a Liverpool-born American merchant, and signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the United States...Read more... Read more...

Christian Living in May

Christian Living in May

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

Listen May is the fifth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and in the Southern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent of November in the Northern Hemisphere and vice versa. May is named after the Greek goddess Maia, whom the Romans called Bona Dea, goddess of fertility––something quiet common within paganism. The month of May in many ways stands as the gateway to...Read more... Read more...

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...

The Christian Origin of William and Mary

The Christian Origin of William and Mary

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, 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...

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...

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...