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 life, Bellamy accepted a job to promote a family magazine, Youth’s Companion, which had aRead moreRead more

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 Fathers stated, argued for or against, or used the phrase, “separation of church and state”Read moreRead more