America's Godly Heritage with David Barton
David Barton is the Founder and President of WallBuilders, a national pro-family organization that presents America's forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on our moral, religious and constitutional heritage.
WallBuilders is a name taken from the Old Testament writings of Nehemiah, who led a grassroots movement to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem and restore its strength and honor. In the same way, WallBuilders seeks to energize the grassroots today to become involved in strengthening their communities, states, and nation.
Mr. Barton is the author of numerous bestselling books, with the subjects being drawn largely from his massive library of tens of thousands of original writings from the Founding Era. He also addresses well over 400 groups each year.
His exhaustive research has rendered him an expert in historical and constitutional issues and he serves as a consultant to state and federal legislators, has participated in several cases at the Supreme Court, was involved in the development of the History/Social Studies standards for states such as Texas and California, and has helped produce history textbooks now used in schools across the nation.
Mr. Barton was named by Time magazine as one of America's 25 most influential evangelicals and has received numerous national and international awards, including Who’s Who in Education and DAR's highest award, the George Washington Honor Medal. His work in media has merited several Angel Awards, Telly Awards, and the Dove Foundation Seal of Approval.
He and his wife Cheryl have three grown children and reside in Aledo, Texas.
"Except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it." Psalm 127:1
“It is the duty of nations as well as of men to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God … and to recognize the sublime truth announced in the Holy Scriptures and proved by all history that those nations only are blest whose God is the Lord.”
“We resolve that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom.”
Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address, 1863