A recently closed Halloween-themed attraction that was opposed by Kay Warren, wife of Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren, and others for stigmatizing people who live with mental illness is garnering new support in the form of an online petition calling for its reopening.
Earlier this week, it was announced that FearVR was going to be closed by the Buena Park, California-based Knott's Berry Farm in response to outcry over its portrayal of a character suffering from mental illness.
An advocate for those with mental illness, Kay Warren was part of the successful effort to close down the Knotts Berry Farm attraction known as FearVR. more >>
The University of Michigan is implementing a choose your own pronouns policy, having formed a so-called Pronoun Committee consisting of university staff from several campuses who've agreed to use gender-neutral words to identify students who don't want to be identified as either male or female.
In a memo obtained by the Detroit Free Press, Provost Martha Pollack and Vice President for Student Life Royster Harper thanked 11 faculty and administrators who have worked for the past year to formulate a process to ensure that students could select the pronouns by which they wsnted to be addressed.
One such pronoun students may opt for is "ze." more >>
Do you need to lock your doors and windows at night because a homosexual predator is coming after your kids? That is absolutely not what I mean when I say that LGBT activists are coming for your children.
I'm talking about educators and government leaders; I'm talking about celebrities and judges; I'm talking about people of influence who want to indoctrinate your children even before they get to school.
I'm talking about an all-out war for the minds and hearts of your kids. more >>
Kevin Witte, a beloved, 37-year-old Bible history teacher and soccer coach is now being mourned by his family and colleagues at the Holland Christian Schools in Michigan after he died Tuesday from injuries he suffered Monday when his vehicle was struck by a 44-foot long pole that was being hauled by a Parkway Electric truck.
Dan Meester, superintendent of Holland Christian Schools, announced Witte's death in a message posted to the school's Facebook page Tuesday.
"It is with a heavy heart that I'm writing to inform you that shortly after 7 o'clock tonight, Holland Christian Schools lost our beloved teacher, coach, and friend — Mr. Kevin Witte. This news hurts. It pains us to the core," Meester wrote. more >>
CHARLESTON, S.C.— A 14-year-old boy is believed to have shot and killed his father before going to a nearby elementary school in South Carolina and wounding two children and a teacher on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
A teacher called 911 to report a gunman and police arrived within 7 minutes at Townville Elementary School in Anderson County, located near the Georgia state line about 100 miles (160 km) northeast of Atlanta.
One of the 6-year-old children shot was in critical condition and in surgery at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Scott Stoller, Anderson County's director of emergency services, told the Anderson Independent Mail. more >>
While national statistics show a rising growth of unbelief among young people, millions of teenagers from across America and the world are gathering before school hours on Wednesday to cry out to God together in prayer for the annual "See You at the Pole" event.
The prayer initiative began as a grassroots movement in 1990 with 10 students praying at their school, but it has since grown into an international phenomenon, giving young people the opportunity to express their Christian faith and cry out to God, which is this year's theme.
Sadie Robertson, the reality TV star who's most famous for her appearances on A&E's "Duck Dynasty," said in comments to The Christian Post that the prayer event has "always meant something special to me." more >>