"If you will not stand and defend your God-given liberty, you will be a slave to one who opposes it!"
~ Ben Gilmore

"Take God out of anything and it dies!"
~ Ben Gilmore

"People do not make wars; governments do."
~ Ronald Reagan

"The wave of the future is not the conquest of the world by a single dogmatic creed but the liberation of the diverse energies of free nations and free men."
~ John F. Kennedy

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~ George Washington

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~ Abraham Lincoln

"Unless enough individuals take dominion of the principles that guided our founders, our efforts to repair and rebuild will be futile!"
~ Ben Gilmore

"Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of the men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory."
~ General George S. Patton

“I would rather be optimistic and disappointed than pessimistic and correct.”
~Ben Gilmore

"Defeat is optional."
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~ Ben Gilmore


2019-05-21 Two Pictures of Hope

ACH Study Groups
Ben & Fran Gilmore – Cofounders
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May 21, 2019

This is a letter to our friends –

To Pictures of Hope

ACH Study Groups used to host “American History and Government Study Seminars”. We were targeting world changers. (Who else would want to attend an event with a name like that!)
They were scheduled Wednesday – Saturday (4 days) by 12 hours a day! We arranged Christian hospitality (gratis) for out of town students. James Rose lead the faculty. Beth Ballenger and I completed the list.

The events ended with a Commissioning Banquet when each faculty member had a “last word”. We held several of these events in Columbus, Georgia. My closing statement from the 1996 event recently came across my desk.

It is not long. As you listen it is obvious I was using a world map and concepts with which the students were familiar. I believe the message remains timely.

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