More than 300,000 students are planning to take their copies of the Good Book with them to school on Thursday in an observance known as "Bring Your Bible to School Day."
Youths across the United States will take Bibles to school as a show of evangelism and expression of religious freedom.
The national event is sponsored by the Colorado Springs, Colorado-based Focus on the Family, a socially conservative group founded by author and radio personality Dr. James Dobson. more >>
Forty years of marriage between a respected South Carolina church elder and his wife ended in tragedy Saturday morning after his wife, described as a good Christian by friends and family, allegedly shot him dead then tried to take her life as well.
Elder Frank McNair, 70, of St. Noah Church of God in Christ in Aiken who also worked as an educator for more than a decade at the Denmark Olar High School, was found dead at his home in Bamberg on Saturday. His estranged wife, Anne, who lived in a house next door, is currently recovering from a suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to local news station WJBF.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump recently talked with a Washington State high school coach suspended for his practice of kneeling to pray on a football field, describing the coach's suspension as "sad" and "outrageous."
Bremerton High School Football Coach Joe Kennedy filed a lawsuit in August against Bremerton School District over him being punished for praying on the field.
At a Retired American Warriors PAC gathering in Herndon, Virginia, Trump discussed the matter before a crowd that included Coach Kennedy, who had served in the Marines. more >>
When University of Miami head football coach Mark Richt heard that not every member of his team had a Bible and that many of those who did had older versions they could hardly comprehend, he decided to do something about it.
Last week, Richt, a 56-year-old unabashed Christian who doesn't shy away from his faith in public, gave every member of his team a personalized Bible with their names embroidered on the cover.
Pastor Andy Stanley is defending his approach to preaching amid questions from prominent evangelical leaders who contend his methods undermine the Bible's authority and pave the way for unbelief.
In a lengthy article in Outreach magazine on Friday, the pastor of North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, responds to his critics and affirms that he believes in biblical inerrancy. What he is doing, he argues, is changing the angle from which he speaks to more effectively engage a post-Christian society, particularly millennials who have left the Church.
Controversy arose in light of Stanley's recent sermon series wherein he argued that because increasing numbers of people in the United States do not lend credence to the Bible, Christians should dispense with the "because the Bible told me so" rationale for believing its truth claims. more >>
Things are getting so crazy these days that it's not just religious conservatives who are pushing back against the PC madness. Even Hollywood liberals are speaking out.
But first, the latest example of PC insanity.
At the prestigious Duke University campus, where in-state tuition is close to $50,000, "The Duke Men's Project, launched this month and hosted by the campus Women's Center, offers a nine-week program for 'male-identified' students that discusses male privilege, patriarchy, 'the language of dominance,' rape culture, pornography, machismo and other topics." more >>