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Researchers Begin Excavating Burial Sites at Ruins of Early Black Church in America

Researchers Begin Excavating Burial Sites at Ruins of Early Black Church in America

Excavation work has started on graves found at the site where one of the oldest African American congregations in the U.S. once stood.

Excavation Team in Israel Uncovers First Known Depiction of 2 Old Testament Heroines

Excavation Team in Israel Uncovers First Known Depiction of 2 Old Testament Heroines

An excavation team in Israel has uncovered the first known depiction of two Old Testament heroines.

Harriet Beecher Stowe and a Book That Changed the World

Harriet Beecher Stowe and a Book That Changed the World

Prominent abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote 30 books, including novels, travel memoirs, and collections of articles and letters during her life. As important as she was as an author, she was equally famous for her public stands on the important social issues of the day, from slavery to women’s rights. Her courageous life is a profound example of someone using their calling to engage the world around them. By obeying God’s calling on her life, using her God-given talent in the time and place in which He called her, she changed her world and continues to influence ours. May we also have the courage to do the same with our own skills in this cultural moment.

Cornell Library Removes Lincoln Bust, Gettysburg Address after Complaint

Cornell Library Removes Lincoln Bust, Gettysburg Address after Complaint

A historic bust of Abraham Lincoln and a plaque of the Gettysburg Address have been removed from a Cornell University library display following a complaint, according to a university professor.

Ben Carson Highlights the Importance of Celebrating Juneteenth, Learning from History

Ben Carson Highlights the Importance of Celebrating Juneteenth, Learning from History

Dr. Ben Carson said in an appearance on "Sunday Night in America with Trey Gowdy" on Fox News that "so much progress has been made" since the day enslaved people learned of the Emancipation Proclamation, which ended slavery.

The Best Legacy of Watergate

The Best Legacy of Watergate

Fifty years after Watergate, headlines are still telling of government corruption and political abuse. Among the lessons we can learn from Watergate is that God is never stymied: He’s never frustrated in His purpose.

Mary Slessor: Changing the World One Child at a Time

Mary Slessor: Changing the World One Child at a Time

Mary Slessor was the defender of children in the mid to late 1800s. Her story is a wonderful part of the larger, ongoing Story of restoration, accomplished by Christ through His people within the time and place they are called. Slessor offers yet another example for Christ-followers that taking the Gospel to pagan cultures will typically involve protecting children. Our calling is no different.

7 Things to Know about D-Day on Its Anniversary

7 Things to Know about D-Day on Its Anniversary

Today, June 6, marks the anniversary of D-Day, when Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy in World War II. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history and marked a turning point in the War. Today is a day to look back in history, to learn about what happened, and honor those who fought and died to defend freedom.

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Israeli Archaeologists Uncover 2,100-Year-Old Farmstead 'Frozen in Time' in Galilee

Israeli Archaeologists Uncover 2,100-Year-Old Farmstead 'Frozen in Time' in Galilee

Israeli archaeologists have discovered a 2,100-year-old farmstead while conducting excavations in Galilee.

Museum of the Bible Opens New Exhibit Examining the Architecture of Saint Peter's Basilica

Museum of the Bible Opens New Exhibit Examining the Architecture of Saint Peter's Basilica

This Friday, the Museum of the Bible will open Basilica Sancti Petri: The Transformation of Saint Peter’s Basilica, an exhibit that looks at the architecture of the Vatican’s church and examines how it has influenced the design of cathedrals around the world.