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ListenThe importance of Christian education for the perpetuation of the American Republican cannot be overstated! Following the American Revolution, the Founding Fathers sought to perpetuate the life of young America by ensuring that it rested upon a Christian foundation in the ensuing generations. The Ivy League arose well in advance of the Revolution and was one of the first formal attempts to enshrine the principles of Scripture in public life. In the mid-1820s, the American Sunday School Union arose as an additional means of guaranteeing that the Christian principles of the American...Read more... Read more... -->
ListenA number of years ago, Gap brand stores – Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic—decided not to advertise their end-of-year sales with the term “Christmas.” Instead they chose the more generic term “holiday” so as not to offend those of non-Christian faiths, or atheists in general. But Gap is not alone in this decision. Last Christmas other companies also took a similar course of action, dismissing “Christmas” in favor of an innocuous expression which would not offend non-Christians. To the great harm of our nation, many commercial interests continue to push the Christian faith to the...Read more... Read more... -->
Listen $8 @ Each He is perhaps the foremost known author on prayer. Edward McKendree Bounds—named in honor of Methodist bishop, William McKendree—is remembered across denominational and theological lines for his insightful works on prayer. For more than a century, Bounds’ works—such as Power Through Prayer and many others—have been a source of inspiration to generations of ministers and laity alike. E. M. Bounds, as he is popularly known, was a Confederate chaplain, minister, and editor with the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Having attained a position of editorial leadership in his...Read more... Read more... -->
Listen October 8-10, 1871 Great Chicago Fire God’s gifts of mercy are packaged in the “todays” of our lives. On Sunday night, October 8, 1871, the well-known evangelist, D. L. Moody, preached to the largest congregation that he had yet addressed in Chicago. His text that evening was, "What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ?" (taken from Matthew chapter 27 verse 22.), and at the conclusion of his sermon he said, "I wish you would take this text home with you and turn it over in your minds during the week, and next Sabbath we will come to Calvary and the Cross, and we...Read more... Read more... -->
Listen July 3, 2012 Andy Griffith passes away 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 Show, Emmett Forrest was fictionalized by the character Emmett Clark the fix-it-man, played by Paul Hartman. On Saturday morning January 12, 2013, my wife and I received a...Read more... Read more... -->