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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Story of the Battle of Bentonville

The story of the last Confederate victory during the Civil War, as Johnston tried to stop Sherman’s advance. ... Read More
The Real Black Confederates

The Real Black Confederates

Andrew Chandler with his slave Silas, who served as his servant during the war One of the most contentious issues today about the Civil War is that of “Black Confederates.” Proponents of Confederate heritage have argued that thousands of slaves fought willingly in the rank of the Confederate arm ... Read More

“I Have a Duty to Perform”

Every man was born for some purpose and if it is my lot to leave earth on the battle field, I can only say . . . Lord give me grace to endure it. For should I stay at home and see others fighting that I might enjoy privileges equal to them, I should be a coward indeed and in after life I would have ... Read More
Wreckage of World War II

Wreckage of World War II

The wreckage of World War II. Taken in Lunebach, Germany in March, 1945. From the National Archives. ... Read More