Do you know how faith motivated America’s Founding Fathers, from the Declaration of Independence to the signing of Britain’s peace treaty? Today, on America’s birthday, we will hear the untold history of how the faith of our fathers critically influenced the outcome of the American Revolution and the birth of the United States of America.
Today, on America’s birthday, our guest, noted author, historian, and national media commentator, will breathe life into once-obscure history, weaving a meticulously researched biographical tapestry. Join us as we learn about the founding Adams family, from patriarchs John and Abigail to the second-generation of John Quincy and Louisa and beyond. Happy Birthday America!!
A former journalist, historian Rod Gragg is the author of more than twenty books on a variety of historical topics. His work on the Battle of Gettysburg, Covered with Glory, won the James I. Robertson Award as the best Civil War history of the year, and his most recent work, My Brother’s Keeper: Christians Who Risked All to Protect Jewish Targets of the Holocaust, was named as a finalist for the 2017 Christian Book Award. He is currently director of the CresCom Bank Center for Military & Veterans Studies at Coastal Carolina University, where he also lectures as an adjunct professor of history. He is a popular speaker at conventions, seminars and other venues throughout the nation.
Jane Hampton Cook is an award-winning author who brings history and biographies to life. Jane is the author of seven books, including America’s Star-Spangled Story and American Phoenix. Cook served former president George W. Bush as a webmaster for five years, including three in the Texas governor’s office and two in the White House as deputy director of Internet news services. Cook is a frequent guest on Fox News and numerous other television, radio, online, and print outlets.
In the Market with Janet Parshall, challenges listeners to examine major news stories and issues being debated in the marketplace of ideas and speaks to them with the Word of God. In this fast-paced, caller-driven program, Janet evaluates newsworthy topics with guests and listeners using the Bible as a framework for discussion. This daily program addresses relevant issues important to Christians, with an engaging mix of listener interaction and commentary from highly respected guests.