The Way of Improvement Leads Home, passed through the town of York, Pennsylvania as part of his itinerant preaching travels. He said that that German and Scots-Irish settlers of York were "enthusiastic in the American cause."
Tomorrow I get to follow in Philip's footsteps. I will be speaking at the First Presbyterian Church of York on Was America Founded as a Christian Nation, so it will be interesting to see if the town's Presbyterians are still "enthusiastic in the American cause." I also notice from the church website that tomorrow the members of the congregation will be having a "homecoming" to celebrate its 250th anniversary.
Hearts and Minds book fame), entitled “Christian Faith, American Faith: Mature Citizenship and Faithful Discipleship." Stay tuned.