Inspiration

Just One More Man STUB

Inducted into the US Army in April 1942, Desmond Doss was threatened and harassed by the other men in his company for his beliefs and quiet reading of the pocket-sized Bible his wife had given him- even trying to get him transferred out of their unit. On Okinawa, in the late spring of 1945, his [...]


Thomas Paine’s Sermon for Change

Thomas Paine’s political pamphlet Common Sense was structured like a sermon and relied on biblical references and allusions, such as, “But where says some is the king of America? I’ll tell you, friend, He reigns above,” to make his case to the people. His words stirred the colonists to strengthen their resolve. By spring 1776, [...]


God’s Strength and Endurance on The Battlefield

Mitchell Paige, a recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, fought as an American Marine in the 1940’s WWII. When Paige left home to walk the two-hundred miles to the nearest Marine recruiting station in 1936, his mother packed him a lunch in which she included the note, “Trust in the Lord, son, and He [...]


Working For God, Through Peanuts

George Washington Carver (1864-1943) was a chemist and international fame in the field of agriculture. Much of his fame was based in his successful research and promotion of alternative crops to soil-depleting cotton- like the peanut. At the time, it was unusual for a black person to be called an expert, In 1921, he spoke [...]