Drum roll please! If you are anything like me, you crave learning and reading about history's incredible heroes. Some of them are very well known, while others have unfortunately been pushed to the recesses of the history books. Regardless of how well known they are though, I love studying them. Growing up, one of my … Continue reading Nathan Hale: Heroes of History Spotlight
We are back again for another post in our Hymn History series! I love learning the stories of the old gospel hymns. One of my favorites is Calvary Covers It All. It wasn't until just recently however that I learned the beautiful history behind it. The story begins one providential night in 1934 at the … Continue reading Calvary Covers It All // History of the Hymn
Throughout the course of our history there stand those reminders of what the American spirit is and means. Americans are forged the strongest when we're in the middle of the fire. That has been proven thousands of times in our history. Our spirit soars in the face of the storm. One thing about eagles that … Continue reading Patriot Day: Have We Forgotten?
This post got slightly delayed for a few different reasons, but better late than never, right? August 6, 1945 was the day that the world was plunged into the atomic age. Every time I turn around I am hearing about people who believe that it was inherently wicked of America to unleash the Atomic Bomb … Continue reading 5 Facts About The Atomic Bomb
We are back today with another post about answered prayer and miracles in history! If you missed the other posts, you can check them out here, here, and here! Most of you have heard of the Cholera epidemic that swept through the world in the mid 1800s, killing thousands of people. But did you know … Continue reading When God’s People Prayed For Healing
A sunny day, salty breeze, and picnic on the beach. It would be the perfect day for the Stead family... Luisa Stead came to the United States from England when she was twenty-one years old. She met and married her husband at church only a little while later. They were both passionate christians who served … Continue reading Tis So Sweet// The History of the Hymn
I wonder how many of you have ever read the Declaration of Independence in its entirety before. Most kids today couldn't even quote one single line from the Declaration, and that is incredibly sad. We celebrate the "Fourth of July", but anymore people don't contemplate what we are celebrating. (Just a side note. That is … Continue reading Words To Inspire a New Generation + A Challenge
Hello everyone! Today I am participating in Jayna Baas' giveaway for her novel Preacher on the Run. This book is truly amazing, y'all. If you haven't read it, you need to! The good news is that Jayna is doing a giveaway in honor of Independence Day. So here is your chance to enter and see … Continue reading Preacher On The Run Giveaway!
During the War of 1812, America was once again fighting the British for the freedom that rightfully was ours. Great Britain was determined to take back the control they had lost in the War for Independence. In the last post of this series, we looked at another amazing example of answered prayer in the War … Continue reading How a Tornado Saved Washington D.C.
"You are about to embark on a great crusade toward which we have striven these many months...I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle." These were the words spoken by General Dwight Eisenhower to the American troops preparing to storm the Normandy beachheads. It was D-day. The day that … Continue reading 5 Amazing Facts About D-Day