A 12-year-old Texas Christian student from the Katy Independent School District and her mother are now fighting back after alleging a teacher told students in her class that "God is a myth" and it is wrong to present the idea of God as fact.
Jordan Wooley, a seventh grader at West Memorial Junior High, told FOX 26 that students in her class, many of whom are also believers, were asked on a classroom assignment to differentiate between fact, common assertion and opinion.
When it came to an item on the assignment that stated "There is a God," Jordan said she told the teacher that the statement is factual based on her religion but the teacher shut her down. more >>
Forty-seven members of Congress have signed onto a joint letter to the Bremerton School District in Washington explaining that Bremerton High football coach Joe Kennedy has the constitutionally guaranteed right to kneel and pray on the 50-yard line after games.
The school district is currently reviewing Kennedy's job status after the Christian coach defied school district orders and continued his tradition of praying at midfield following the conclusion of games.
Although Kennedy never forces students to join in his prayer, many students choose to join him in prayer. The school district has warned Kennedy that he needs to wait until students leave the stadium until he can pray or else that would violate the Establishment Clause of the U.S. Constitution. more >>
WASHINGTON — The trend of illiberal liberals shutting down open debate is similar to certain forms of religious zealotry, a diverse set of panelists argued.
Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore compared liberals' growing intolerance toward religious views on college campuses to certain fundamentalist Christians' dissent of heretics. Though representing diverse political and theological viewpoints, the other panelists made similar arguments.
The Tuesday afternoon panel, Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, liberal pundit Kirsten Powers and atheist Pitzer College sociology professor Phil Zuckerman, was hosted by Georgetown University's Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs. Religious Freedom Project Associate Director Timothy Shah moderated. more >>
It's that time of year again. Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, creepy costumes, haunted houses and ghost stories. It can get kind of scary, if you ask me.
Did you know that the Bible addresses matters like ghosts, demons and witchcraft? Below are some verses from the Good Book about those bad things.
But it's not all fright and fear. The passages and verses below also provide instruction and hope. So without further ado, here they are! more >>
What would you do if you saw a kid being bullied by his or her peers? Would you say something? Would you confront the bullies?
UP TV recently conducted a social experiment at a bus stop. With hidden cameras rolling, the network has two kids pick on a third as others stand waiting for the bus.
The bullies constantly trash talk their smaller company, picking on her for any and all reasons, within earshot of everyday people. more >>
A public high school quarterback in upstate New York was penalized for raising his right hand toward the sky to thank God after he scored a long touchdown run to put his team down by one point at a crucial moment in the game.
In the final minutes of the first half of Mexico High School's regular season finale at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High, Mexico junior quarterback Dante Turo, a devout Christian, exploded through the middle for a 73-yard run for a touchdown that brought the Tigers within one point of tying the game going into halftime.
As Turo crossed the goal line to give him his second touchdown of the game, he pointed toward the sky for a couple seconds to give honor to God for giving him the ability to make such a play. Soon after, the referee in the end zone threw more >>