Over 100 pastors recently signed on to an open letter to Ohio officials encouraging them to ignore President Barack Obama's controversial transgender directive for public schools.
Earlier this year, President Obama issued a directive to public schools across the country to allow transgender students to use the restrooms of their choice rather than their biological sex.
Richland Community Prayer Network gathered together 102 pastors to sign an open letter to Ohio officials including the school board and Ohio Governor John Kasich. more >>
A North Carolina school district's pro-LGBT character the "gender unicorn" is being used for a training session in which faculty are told parental involvement may not be required for students struggling with gender identity issues.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools had recently approved measures to allow transgender students access to the public facilities of their choice, in defiance of state law, before backing off for now.
Included in their plans for the new measures was a recently released training presentation for faculty that featured the "gender unicorn" character. more >>
Franklin Graham blasted the University of Houston student government Thursday for suspending its vice president, Rohini Sethi, who posted "Forget #BlackLivesMatter; more like #AllLivesMatter" on social media, calling the move an attack on free speech.
In a statement on his Facebook page, Graham said, "We've all heard about the Black Lives Matter movement which has been associated with numerous demonstrations and calling for violence against police."
"Wow. Somebody needs to tell this student government association that their vp was right — all lives do matter. Shame on them! God is the Maker and Creator of all life. He didn't make one group more valuable than other groups or one life more valuable than another. In His eyes, every life matters. And no one should be punished for saying that," he continued. more >>
A lesbian pastor of the United Methodist Church was put on involuntary leave for violating the denomination's ban on having "self-avowed" homosexual clergy.
The Reverend Cynthia Meyer of Edgerton United Methodist Church in Kansas agreed earlier this week to the punishment in order to avoid a church trial.
According to the UMC Great Plains Annual Conference, the regional body which Meyer was part of, the involuntary leave is part of a resolution process. more >>
A North Carolina school district that was planning to enact rules on transgender usage of public facilities that violated state law is putting these plans on hold.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools announced Thursday that they were halting the implementation of a policy that would allow students to use the restrooms and locker rooms of their chosen gender identity rather than their biological sex.
School Superintendent Ann Clark said in a statement that the decision was influenced by U.S. Supreme Court's decision earlier this week to put a stay on a ruling that favored a female transgender student suing a Virginia school district to allow her to use the men's room. more >>
When wondering about the future, people should put their trust in God and not the words of fortune-tellers, says the Reverend Billy Graham.
In a recent advice column, the 97-year-old evangelist received a question from a person about wanting to know what the future holds.
"If God knows what's going to happen in the future, why doesn't He go ahead and tell us? I've tried astrology and things like that so I could discover the future, but I no longer think they can be trusted. Is God any better?" asked the person. more >>