Presbyterians of the Past

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George D. Armstrong, 1813-1899

Epidemics resulting from diseases transmitted by mosquitoes cause people to be fearful. One of the most fearsome of these diseases is yellow fever, also called Yellow Jack, which was transmitted by mosquitoes when they...

To Church on Time

As a Christian attending worship services over the years I have noticed a problem which is getting worse. While home due to illness one Lord’s Day, I watched the morning service of a prominent confessional...

Shushan Wright, died 1890

Foreign missions began with the ministry of the twelve apostles and their colleagues. Whether it was Paul, Timothy, or Peter, the Gospel was a message to be taken to other lands. The New Testament provides several...

Influence of the Log College

If you dare risk your life and stand on the west shoulder of Highway 263 (York Road) in Warminster, Pennsylvania, just north of its intersection with Tennyson Drive, you can read the bronze historical plaques on the...

Centennial of Prohibition

In January 1920 the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution went into effect having obtained sufficient state votes for ratification the previous January. The law banned the manufacture, distribution, and...