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Christians You Should Know: George Whitefield

"Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Marvel not that I said unto...
Tell Mother I'll Be There

Hymn History: Tell Mother I’ll Be There

"Thy father and thy mother shall be glad, and she that bare thee shall rejoice." - Proverbs 23:25 We are thrilled to share a series of brief accounts of how...
Blest Be the Tie the Binds

Hymn History: Blest Be the Tie the Binds

"Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!  It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard,...
I Will Sing of My Redeemer

Hymn History: I Will Sing of My Redeemer

“Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works." – Titus 2:14 We are thrilled to share...
He Keeps Me Singing

Hymn History: He Keeps Me Singing

"Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain mine own ways before him." - Job 13:15 We are thrilled to share a series of...
Hymn Histories - Day By Day

Hymn History: Day By Day

"Thy shoes shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be."  - Deuteronomy 33:25 We are thrilled to share a series of brief accounts of...
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Hymn History: Blessed Assurance

" Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water."  - Hebrews...
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Hymn History: Revive Us Again

"Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee?"  (Psalm 85:6) We are thrilled to begin sharing several brief accounts of how some of the great...
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5 Books To Read For Fun

Reading is not just for information! It can be a healthy habit and constructive distraction for busy people. While I spend much of my reading time in research and study...
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5 Books to Read About America

I love America. God has been gracious to our land and I thank the Lord for the privilege of being born in this country. Like so many of you, I...
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5 Books To Read On Music

Let me begin by saying that I am not a musician! The books that I am recommending are not related to the technical aspects of music, but rather to the...
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The Danger of Erasing History

In 1948, Winston Churchill said to the House of Commons, "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it." Our own nation is in the midst of a revolution....
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The Power of History

I live around history...and I love it.  Just outside my office at Crown College is a 30,000 square foot Christian Heritage Center.  For me, history is alive and exciting.  Yet...