Morse Code: What Hath God Wrought!

By Daniel Sheridan

#OTD, May 24, 1844, the most significant discovery in the methods of communication, an invention born out of personal tragedy, was successfully put to the test, thus launching the worldwide communications revolution and marking a turning point in the advancement of human civilization. Here’s the story.

Morse Code: What Hath God Wrought!

America’s First Declaration of Independence: A Town Meeting Production

#OTD, May 20, 1775, the first Colonial Declaration of Independence was written, or was it? Did you that over ninety “Declarations of Independence” were written by townships and counties throughout the colonies between April and July of 1776, three months before Jefferson’s hallowed parchment? America is the product of town meetings – a bottom-up movement. Here’s the story.

America’s First Declaration of Independence

John 1:6-13 The Character of God’s Word

woman holding book

Topics: John’s testimony; The history of God’s Word from Adam to Christ; An ignorant world, a rebellious covenant people, and the receptive Children of God; The character of God’s Word; What does it mean to be “born of God?”

John 1:6-13

The First International Peace Conference

On this day, May 19th, 1899, reps of the first International Peace Conference contemplate their awesome responsibility. Wars abounded in the years leading up to 1899. The expanding technology was making the world a smaller place. As a result, many saw the need for…

The First International Peace Conference

Marquette Completes His Mission

Marquette’s Last Missionary Trip

By Daniel W. Sheridan

On this day, May 18th, 1675, Marquette completed his mission. 

“I found myself in the blessed necessity of exposing my life for the salvation of these peoples, and especially of the Illinois, who have very urgently entreated me…to carry the word of God to their country.”

Those are the words of Jacques Marquette, who gave his life in the service of…

Marquette’s Last Missionary Trip