History

Christian Life, History March 17th, 2022

St. Patrick: The Christian legacy behind the legend

As an immigrant to the United States, I had never heard of St. Patrick’s Day until my music teacher told me she was wearing green in his honor. I shrugged it off at the time as just another strange American tradition (ironically since it’s Irish in origin!). Many years later, however, I learned his story. Patrick…
General Education, History March 3rd, 2022

There was no school, so this teacher created one

LaBELLE, Fla. — Nearly a century before micro-schools became a thing, a woman named Selma Daniels created one for Black students not far from the Everglades. In 1930, Daniels and her husband moved from Alabama to the tiny town of LaBelle, 30 miles east of Fort Myers. There was no school in LaBelle for Black students.…
History December 25th, 2021

Op-Ed: Christmas Eve 1776 changed the world forever

(William Haupt III | The Center Square) – “We must remember, mankind allows that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community, are equally entitled to the protections of civil government.” – George Washington The greatest Christmas gift the world received was the night of our savior’s birth. And its greatest gift to world…