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Did You Know: A Christian Pastor Wrote the Pledge of Allegiance?

Interestingly, an upstate New York Baptist minister’s son, Francis Bellamy wrote the Pledge of Allegiance years after following his father’s footsteps into the pulpit and then out into the public square in New York City and Boston. Later in his … Continue reading

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Who came up with the idea of “Separation of Church and State”?

Where did the idea of “Separation of Church and State” originate? Many might find it hard to believe, but the revolutionary idea, quite literally, came from an English clergyman who ran for his life from Puritans trying to kill him. … Continue reading

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Believe it or not, “Separation of Church and State” Isn’t in the Constitution

Contrary to popular belief, the phrase “separation of church and state” is not in the U.S. Constitution. Yet, two clauses were intentionally written in the First Amendment– to protect the church from the state. Not one of the ninety Founding … Continue reading

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