Tag Archives: Memorial Day

A Memorial Day Reminder

America is neither a Saviour or the last hope of mankind – titles and glory which belong to Jesus Christ alone. The sword of America is not the sword of Jesus; loyalty to the American flag is not an equal or greater virtue than fidelity to the Christian Church; soldiers of Christ and soldiers of […]

May 27

Keeping ‘the feast’ on Memorial Day

Pay attention to all that I have said to you, and make no mention of the names of other gods, nor let it be heard on your lips. “Three times in the year you shall keep a feast to me.  You shall keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread. As I commanded you, you shall eat […]

May 28

Memorial Day: Kneel Where Our Loves Are Sleeping

While some would have you believe that Memorial Day was instituted “to honor Union soldiers who died in the Civil War”, that’s not exactly true. Organized women’s groups in the South were decorating graves before the end of the Civil War, and layed the groundwork for the later recognized holiday.  A hymn published in 1867, […]

Behind the Dixie Stars

Did you know that when ‘the war’ started, the largest plantation in Charleston, SC, was owned by a free black man – who owned 200 slaves? Here’s a 7 minute Documentary featuring Nelson W. Winbush, a black son of confederate black soldier Luis Napoleon Nelson who fought under Nathan Bedford Forest. A series of interviews, […]


While every reader (including myself) may not agree with everything in this recent video and article (originally published May 30, 2005) regarding Memorial Day by Robert Young, there are certainly noteworthy points here that are often overlooked that will, perhaps, give us more breadth in our remembrance of those who served our country. Ask ten people […]

States Uniting Against Federal Corruption

It’s no secret the Constitution of the United States has been under attack for quite some time now. You know about the recent ‘hate crimes’ legislation in the news….but are you aware of the REAL ID Act? Are you aware how many states have passed legislation refusing to implement this law? How about the recently […]

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