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 >>
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 >>
Vice President Joe Biden presided over a gay marriage Tuesday and the Rev. Franklin Graham wasted no time condemning the marriage and the VP's participation.
The nuptials between two White House aides, Brian Mosteller, director of Oval Office operations, and Joe Mahshie, trip coordinator for the first lady, took place at the vice president's residence located at the U.S. Naval Observatory, according to Fox News.
Leading evangelist Franklin Graham announced that the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will no longer host the "first-of-its-kind" World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians in Moscow following Russia's passing of new laws that severely restrict religious liberties.
In March, Graham announced that the international persecution summit was going to be held in Moscow between October 28-30 because "no church in modern history has suffered more than the church in Russia." Additionally, the conference was to be co-organized by the Russian Orthodox Church.
Last month, Russian president Vladimir Putin signed so-called anti-terrorism bills into law that infringes on the rights of missionaries and evangelists. more >>
Being stubborn can be a destructive character trait, says the Rev. Billy Graham, in response to a man who's not sure he wants to go to Heaven because he doesn't want to lose his freedom by having God tell him what to do.
In a recently published advice column, a person queried Graham about the concern he had about being a "control freak" and not wanting to give up his freedom.