A California school district has banned all drawings of religious figures after a parent complained about a class assignment to draw the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
Fox News reported on Monday that the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District made the announcement last week, noting that the controversial assignment was part of a seventh-grade history worksheet called "Vocabulary Pictures: The Rise of Islam."
"I have directed all staff to permanently suspend the practice of drawing or depiction of any religious leader," Superintendent Brent Woodard told the Los Angeles Daily News last week. "I am certain this teacher did not intend to offend anyone and, in fact, was simply teaching respect and tolerance for all cultures." more >>
Even if 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton endorses Shariah law for minority communities, she will still have the support of some of her most loyal fans.
In a new viral YouTube video released Monday, media analyst Mark Dice tells Hillary supporters that one of her primary campaign promises is to implement Shariah law in America. He then asks if she still has their support and they remained unfazed.
The majority of those interviewed said they would support Shariah law if Clinton supported it. At least one person admitted they did not know what Shariah law is. more >>
For hundreds of millions of people, elevators are boring little boxes that transport you to various floors.
While standing elbow-to-elbow during crowded times, all you get to pass the awkward moments is generic music — if it can even be called music.
But this isn't the case at one office building located in San Francisco, California. There, they do elevators a wee bit differently. As in, awesomely different! more >>
Pastor Greg Laurie on Sunday shared with the congregation of his California megachurch the significance of Jesus' last words, the seven statements from the cross, which reflected His love for the lost and the accomplishment of His purpose.
Apple founder Steve Jobs said in one of his last speeches, "Death is very likely the best single invention of life," but he was wrong because death is actually an enemy, not a friend, said Pastor Laurie of Harvest Church in his sermon, "Famous Last Words," the last in a series, "God Came Near," which took a chronological look at the life of Jesus.
Death is the last enemy to be destroyed, Laurie said, referring to 1 Corinthians 16:26. It was never God's will that we would die, but it became a part of life due to Adam and Eve's sin, he explained. "But death died when Christ rose." more >>
For those of you who are clergy, pastors, senior pastors, reverends, right reverends, or even somewhat right reverends … have you ever struggled to explain your occupational calling to someone else?
Well fear no more, for British pastor J. John has provided the perfect answer to that innocent question: Where do you work?
In a 2014 interview with Trinity Broadcasting Network, John shares the anecdote of being on a flight and talking with a woman about work. more >>
Google has reportedly offered as much as $25 in refunds for customers who still haven't received their Nexus 6P smartphone orders.
The Huawei-manufactured Google Nexus 6P handset began shipping in the US last week, and some customers have been informed they wouldn't be getting their orders until the second week of November, prompting the search engine giant to offer $25 cash refunds.
A large number of customers who had pre-ordered the Nexus 6P have received apologetic emails from Google informing them they aren't likely to receive their new smartphones until November 14 at the latest, with the company offering a $25 refund to affected customers to make up for the inconvenience. more >>