Christianity in the United States

A Call to Search the Scriptures

“I speak as a man of the world to men of the world; and “I say to you, search the scriptures!” The Bible is the book of all others, to be read at all ages, and in all conditions of human life; not to be read once or twice or thrice through, and then laid [...]

God and State Constitutions

While there have been revisions to state constitutions over the years, forty-three state constitutions acknowledge God or a higher power in their preambles (introductory clause of explanation), and the other seven states acknowledge God in their religious freedom provisions. You may want to read your state constitution and discover how your state government acknowledges God. [...]

The First Prayer of Congress

When the first Congress of the Unites States met on September 7, 1774, it began with prayer. On that morning, Congress was very concerned about Great Britain’s recent attack on Boston. Reverend Jacob Duche´, Rector of Christ Church of Philadelphia, was summoned to lead to opening prayers. He first read Psalm 35, after which John [...]

Faith of the Founders

While much has been written in recent years to try to dismiss the fact that America was founded upon the biblical principles of Judeo-Christianity, all the revisionism in the world cannot change the facts. Anyone who examines the original writings, personal correspondence, biographies, and public statements of the individuals who were instrumental in the founding [...]