A battle so famous, they turned it into a movie

by Bill Federer -- "The bloody butcher" is what colonists called British Colonel Banastre Tarleton. He let his dragoons bayonet and hack hundreds of surrendering Americans at Buford's Massacre during the Battle more…

Just what is Religious Freedom Day?

by Bill Federer -- "Each year on January 16, we celebrate Religious Freedom Day in commemoration of the passage of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom," – wrote President George W. Bush more…

Even missionaries despair once in a while

by Bill Federer -- Albert Schweitzer was born Jan. 14, 1875, in a village in Alsace, Germany. The son of a Lutheran-Evangelical pastor, he won acclaim at playing the organ. He earned more…

The real reason Georgia was founded

by Bill Federer -- Early in his career, Eugene of Savoy, under the command of Polish King Jan Sobieski, helped defeat 200,000 Muslim Turks on Sept. 11, 1683, thus saving the city more…

Beware the 'cult of reason'

by Bill Federer -- A grandson of Princeton president Jonathan Edwards, he could read at age 4 and entered Yale at 13. He was a chaplain in the Continental Army until his more…

The oddest 'Bible' to ever exist

by Bill Federer -- He was one of the most popular preacher in American in the middle 1800s. He was the brother of Harriett Beecher Stowe, who wrote the anti-slavery novel "Uncle more…

The 1 position Nixon should be remembered for

by Bill Federer -- Richard Milhous Nixon was born Jan. 9, 1913. He was a lieutenant commander in the Navy during WWII, a Congressman, a Senator, and vice president under Dwight Eisenhower. more…