May 2, 2013 - National Day of Prayer
"Prayer is the mainspring of the American spirit, a fundamental tenet of our people since before the Republic was founded." says a famous president.
April 19, 1775 - A Celebration Of What It Took That Ours Would Be A Free Nation
The fate of the nation was riding that
night and they almost lost their guns!
Courage, God's Hand is Big!
This First Lady's letter to her son should challenge us to stand fast during those times when all around us seems to require extraordinary patience.
A Few Men and a Multitide of M's
"A Multitude of M’s." Does this sound like an odd subject for a history lesson? It is. But as names are important, being associated with many important ideas, exploits, and, possibly important in the study of America's Christian History, I think you’ll be surprised by what we discover about these very active men.
Early Education in the Colonies
And though thy beginnings be small, thy latter end shall greatly increase
British Are Coming" to Lexington!
we celebrate Memorial Day, let us not forget those who died in the
Revolutionary War for our as well as their own Liberty. "If
they want to have a war, let it begin here," those valiant
For Out Nation
A Thanksgiving Day Quiz
Try this Thanksgiving quiz to test your expertise. Beware: You may be labeled a turkey!
Prayer And The Founding Father
you know that according to the original reports of what our Founding
Fathers did prayer was surprisingly a large part of their activities?
and the Pilgrims
Deuteronomy for Our Day
Have you ever considered as you’ve read Moses report of Israel’s history in Deuteronomy Eight how it seems to almost parallel our own history?
All You Ever Wanted To Know About “The First Thanksgiving”
is the origin of Thanksgiving here in the United States?
The Fourth of July!!!
George Washington’s Education?
It is often heard today that Washington was not a well educated man! If he wasn’t, it is amazing that he had such a large correspondence with the most educated men of his day.
you think December in Virginia is cold, what do you think its like in the rest of those Atlantic coast states?
Brrrr. It makes me shiver just to think about the icy winds and snow-bound earth where the Pilgrims landed in
1620 - Massachusetts.
December In Virginia---1774-1777
December in Virginia must always be a reminder to those who live there that our country ought to fervently thank God for the incredible sacrifices of Washington’s army in the winter of 1777!
What Does October Mean to
it's October maybe you are one of those who consider October very
special because of the events that occurred in it regarding our
Learn more in this article.
The Fourth of July and the Adams
many members of the Adams family served this country and what role did
they play in the founding of our country.
Learn more in this article.
President William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison has the distinction of being America's first President to die in office and to serve the shortest term in the executive chair.
Learn more in this article.
What building in Washington, D.C. was struck by lightning in 1884?
What is a pyramidion? And what does "Laus Deo" mean? How high would you have to go to get the answers to these questions?
You'll find the answers in this article.
A Day of Thanksgiving - 1623
In view of our preparing for Thanksgiving it is well to think on these things: what might have been our history had the Pilgrims continued in the course laid out for them by those who financed their voyage to America?
What Would The World Be Without Women? Installment I
What Would The World Be Without Women? Installment II
What Would The World Be Without Women? Installment
And what would have been the outcome of the Revolutionary War without the mothers, wives, and sisters of those who fought that war? What did their influence have on those involved? Did they have anything to do with how prepared the men who fought that war were?
Duty, Honor, Country: Reflections on the Highest Calling...
tribute to the history of Veteran's Day.
Men Of The Revolutionary War
Do we know what the men who fought the seven year "War for Independence" were like?
Remember The Reformation!
In October folks with widely differing points of view celebrate widely differing events. Some celebrate Hallowe'en/All Saints Day with its emphasis on goblins, witches, and other such beings. What did Martin Luther have to do with us that celebrate October 31st as "Reformation Day"?
A True Soldier, A Tribute to Michael New
Must many more American soldiers, from Lexington to those now serving on foreign fields today, die before the wearing of the uniform of a foreign nation becomes what it is:
Will Set Up Banners
In the name of our God we will set up our banners!
of the First Flag
designed our first flag? Its origins might surprise you.
You may be surprised when you begin to think about the fact that there have been memorial days from the beginning of time!
The Mystery of the Lost
Losing valuable books has happened many times but the real interest is in their being recovered.
This article is about the lost manuscript or book written about the Pilgrims and the founding of our country.
Me Liberty or Give Me Death!
Liberty! Have we forgotten what it cost?...
Horse and a Boy
A rodeo! In old Virginia? Out in the fields horses are cantering as eager to show their prowess as the riders to evaluate their worth. Excitedly they gather ’round to discuss one particular mount.
July 4th Oregon Style
The first Fourth of July celebration held in North America, west of the Rocky Mountains, was that inaugurated by Captain Wilkes and the missionaries
July 5th, 1841 at Nisqually.
On the Stretch
Imagine what it would be like to travel on horseback for six or seven hours, in an open frontier, among wild natives and wild beasts, through rain or snow, over hills and dale, in sickness and in health, for an entire lifetime?
One Nation Under God
did the Scottish traditional saying, "God save the King"
influence the "one nation under God" phrase in
the pledge? Ask Rev. George Docherly.
Courtship in Virginia
"It was in 1758, that an officer, attired in a military undress, and attended by a body-servant, tall and militaire as his chief, crossed the ferry called Williams's...."
The Sly Spy & the Slippery Soldier
From the pictures we're used to seeing George Washington as a worn out old man who never broke a smile or had any fun or adventure - but...
is the month we celebrate "Memorial Day". It’s
also the month to celebrate the solving of a great mystery in our
1700 - The Revolutionary War - When the words, "Attack! Attack!" rang out through the colonies...
- Valley Forge is only a small place located near Philadelphia,
where the "blackest night" was replaced by...