Welcome to Discerning History! We produce articles, videos, and curriculum for high school students through adults. Join us to delve into history! Learn not only the facts but the stories as well: why the events happened and what impact it has on us today. You will be challenged to think about history from a biblical perspective, and put current events in a historical perspective.

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Was Martin Luther King Jr. a Christian?

Was Martin Luther King Jr. a Christian?

MLK at the Lincoln Memorial With the recent 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, many evangelical Christians have been celebrating his life. The Gospel Coalition hosted the MLK50: Gospel Reflections from the Mountaintop conference, lauding his life and work, and calling on the chur ... Read More
Join Us on the Life of Franklin Tour 2018!

Join Us on the Life of Franklin Tour 2018!

We’d like to invite you to join us on our 2018 Life of Benjamin Franklin Tour this September, to explore the rich history of our nation during the life of Benjamin Franklin. We will begin in Philadelphia, and see the effect that Benjamin Franklin had on the city, through his printing shop, in ... Read More

Capture of Fort Fisher! // Hours of Hand to Hand Fighting

Usually when your fort is overrun by the enemy, it is all over within a few minutes. Not at Fort Fisher. The struggle continued for desperately for hours, struggling over the ... Read More

Spanish Invade North Carolina!

Did you know that Spain invaded North Carolina? Learn these forgotten stories at historic Brunswick, North Carolina. ... Read More
Henry Spalding: Inured to Hardship

Henry Spalding: Inured to Hardship

Henry Spalding All was deathly silent in the small village of Kamiah, in what would one day be the state of Idaho. A neat white chapel testified that the Gospel of Jesus Christ had come to Idaho territory. The fir trees and silent mountains stood around the house of worship as people stood in quiet ... Read More
Thomas Cranmer: Out of Weakness He Was Made Strong

Thomas Cranmer: Out of Weakness He Was Made Strong

Cranmer The book of Hebrews speaks of men of faith “who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong” (Hebrews 11:33-34). These words apply ver ... Read More