About Jonathan Paine

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In Their Own Words – Makai Knebel

Every year, hundreds of leaders receive training from Patriot Academy. And every year that number is increasing! Through email updates, our social media, and the Patriot Press, we work to keep you informed about the impact that supporters like you are having through Patriot Academy’s work. It’s one thing for us to tell you about the […]

 

Roger Sherman: Lives, Fortunes, Sacred Honor (part 2)

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Mark Cole continued from last week Throughout his life, Roger Sherman put the interest of Connecticut above all else. Therefore, when the opposition to the Stamp Act of 1765 devolved into social disorder, he broke with his former allies, the Sons of Liberty. Likewise, as a town leader in New Haven, he did not tolerate […]

 

America – The Titanic?

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Decades ago, a great undertaking was commenced. Men put their fortunes on the line for this great new venture, while the world looked on in awe and wonder. I’m not talking about the birth of America. No, nothing quite that extraordinary. I’m talking about the 1912 ocean voyage of the RMS Titanic. Built by master […]

 

A Father’s Prayer

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Jonathan Paine 1796 “In looking forward to the moment which is intended to terminate the career of my public life, my feelings do not permit me to suspend the deep acknowledgment of that debt of gratitude which I owe to my beloved country for the many honors it has conferred upon me; still more for […]

 

Roger Sherman: Lives, Fortunes, Sacred Honor (part 1)

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Mark Cole Over the years in America and the west generally, the nature and means of education have dramatically changed. But it is a serious error to think that before the contemporary era of schooling on a mass scale that no one was deeply or broadly educated. Many in colonial America were exceptionally well-educated, yet […]

 

In Their Own Words – Esther Pinkerton

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Every year, hundreds of leaders receive training from Patriot Academy. And every year that number is increasing! Through email updates, our social media, and the Patriot Press, we work to keep you informed about the impact that supporters like you are having through Patriot Academy’s work. It’s one thing for us to tell you about the […]

 

Humble Leadership

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Jonathan Paine 1796“I rejoice that the state of your concerns, external as well as internal, no longer renders the pursuit of inclination incompatible with the sentiment of duty or propriety, and am persuaded, whatever partiality may be retained for my services, that, in the present circumstances of our country, you will not disapprove my determination […]

 

William Ellery: Lives, Fortunes, Sacred Honor

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William Ellery was born in Newport, Rhode Island in 1727. He was taught by his father, and after mastering Latin and Greek, entered Harvard, graduating four years later when he was twenty years old. He then commenced the study of law in his hometown, and quickly acquired a solid reputation as a leading member of […]

The Founders As Christians

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From Wallbuilders (Note: this is a representative list only, there are many other quotes that could be listed) Samuel Adams Father of the American Revolution, Signer of the Declaration of Independence I . . . recommend my Soul to that Almighty Being who gave it, and my body I commit to the dust, relying upon […]

The Final, Unsung Verse of the Star-Spangled Banner – Independence Day, 2018

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As we celebrate our Freedom and our Country this week, chances are we’ll hear our National Anthem sung or played. Sadly, all we ever hear is the 1st verse. Today, I want to spotlight the final verse of “The Star-Spangled Banner” with the hopes that the words in it will move our hearts this Independence […]

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