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.

Recent Posts

Conflict in Canada: French and British Hostilities in the New World

Conflict in Canada: French and British Hostilities in the New World

From the time that the land we now know as Canada was first discovered and settled, there have been many major wars and minor conflicts that have occurred throughout the centuries on its soil. Almost all of these were related in some way to the British and French interests in the New World as they v ... Read More

The Iconic Little Round Top

Join us with historian Garry Adelman of the Civil War Trust, at Little Round Top, one of the Civil War’s most iconic spots. ... Read More
Polycarp: The Man the Flames Would Not Touch

Polycarp: The Man the Flames Would Not Touch

Polycarp   The church was yet young. The day had come of which Jesus had spoken in Matthew 10: Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourg ... Read More
Gen. Francis Marion: A Jump Out of the Window

Gen. Francis Marion: A Jump Out of the Window

It was a disgusting scene. What had begun as a sober and important council of war to discuss the affairs of a besieged American city had become a drunken party. Officers were behaving like drunken privates. Lucid statements of military defense had become boisterous shouts of confidence, confidence ... Read More
New Series -

New Series – “Tales of Mighty Men”

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to announce a new series brought to us by John Huffman recounting the stories of the great mighty men of the past. You can expect new posts several times a month over the coming year.  The Bible presents us with the historical records of the “mighty men” of ... Read More