Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Cane Ridge Revival – Part 2

During the late 1700s, many people wondered if the new nation would survive. The United States went down a road that had never been travelled. It was a grand experiment of politics, freedom, and faith. Many historians believe that the First Great [Spiritual] Awakening produced the desire for freedom, brought unity to the people, and […]

The Cane Ridge Revival – Part 1

What does 1798 have in common with 2014? More than you might think – at least in America. Many Christians bemoan the situation we face today, but it’s not too unlike the circumstances of the church shortly after we established our nation and declared our freedom. Two friends, Bill Elliff and Byron Paulus, have just […]

The Reverend Devil

I included one of the most despicable characters in American history in my book, Twice a Slave. I’d never heard of him until I did research on my family history. His father was a minister, and his mother a prostitute. He despised his father, and learned thievery from his mother. While she was doing business […]