America's Second War for Independence. Few people even realize that that is one of the names the War of 1812 has been known as. It's actually quite fitting if you think about it though. We were still a young nation at the point war was declared once again. Rather than fighting for the ability to … Continue reading The Miracle of New Orleans
Month: February 2023
Yankee Doodle// History of the Song
Any red blooded American has engrained in their memory the lyrics and tune to the historic folksong, Yankee Doodle. As children we grow up singing and whistling it, and as adults we do the same . (Yeah, don't act like you're too cool for that.) It's become a symbol and emblem of America and patriotism. … Continue reading Yankee Doodle// History of the Song
Finding Grace In Life’s Trails
Last fall I wrote a post that was centered around the beauty of change. I shared pictures that showed ways God had been teaching me to see the beauty in the harshness of change. This new year has brought so many changes to my life that I can't even begin to describe. Changes that are … Continue reading Finding Grace In Life’s Trails
Are Baptists Protestant?
There is a lot of controversy surrounding this question. Most folks you talk to on the streets would tell you that Baptists are Protestants. Shoot, most Baptists don't even know what they are! That is a sad commentary, folks. If people knew the history of the Baptists, they would change their tune. Studying history, it … Continue reading Are Baptists Protestant?