On July 4, 1976, two million Americans gathered at Independence Mall in Philadelphia to celebrate the Bicentennial (200th anniversary) of the Declaration of Independence. The historic event featured President Gerald R. Ford, 38th President of the United States, with Charlton Heston, a World War II veteran and Hollywood star, serving as master of ceremonies. Following […]
Doug Carver recounts Southern Baptists' longstanding wartime ministry to members of the armed forces. And now, he points to another critical hour to remain "faithful stewards of the freedom we've been granted by the men and women who have, through their brave and sacrificial service, kept America the land of the free and the brave."