Rod Anderson

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Will 'Personalized Learning' Turn Kids Into Lab Rats?

As education-technology lobbyists persuade policy-makers that "personalized learning" is the golden ticket to academic achievement, parents must understand exactly what this concept is and what it means for children. What they discover should trigger a rebellion.

'But It's Not Discrimination When I Do It!'

A number of religious freedom activists, political leaders and clergy spoke at a rally in Colorado Wednesday in defense of a Christian baker's right to act in accordance with his religious convictions and refuse to bake cakes for same-sex weddings.

Letting Your Faith Shine in the Social Media Age

As Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington gears up for the release of his next film, "Roman J. Israel, Esq.," he's calling on the next generation to be unashamed of their faith and convictions in this day and age of social media.

Mourning for Sutherland Springs

Ecclesiastes wrote that there is "a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance" (Eccl. 3:4). Now is a time to mourn, a time to weep. Now is a time to grieve with those who grieve and hurt with those who hurt.

America Believes in Religious Freedom!

Nearly seven in 10, or 68 percent of Americans believe that bakers should not be forced to make cakes for gay weddings if it goes against their religious beliefs, a major national survey has found.

The New Tax Plan's Threat to Adoption

The GOP tax proposal unveiled this week cuts the pro-life policy of adoption tax credit, which has eased the financial burden of families that have adopted for decades, and Christians are urging Republicans to reconsider the decision.

Wanted: Gender-Neutral Nanny!

A couple in London are looking for a nanny who would not only look after their children but would do so in a completely gender neutral way, "not referring to them as 'she' or 'he'" among other do's and don'ts on their list of how to allow the children to choose their own gender.

Are Trump and Kim Two of a Kind?

During an interview with CBS News' "Face the Nation," GOP Sen. Bob Corker said President Donald Trump is exhibiting some of the same tendencies as the "erratic leader" of North Korea in dealing with the ongoing tensions with that country.

Can We Break Out of Our Echo Chambers?

As the story goes, during the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln was asked if God was on his side. He replied, "Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."

Ten Commandments? We'll Just Have 6, Thanks!

Most Britons believe that only six of the Ten Commandments are relevant today, and Christians are split over whether some, like the Commandment to not worship other gods, are essential to their faith, according to a new survey.

Millennials Feel the Lure of the Occult

Millennials are increasingly exploring and turning to occultic spirituality and astrology, as statistics continue showing rising numbers of "nones," those who do not identify with any particular faith. This is in part due to a mindset of fear and unbelief and comfortable Christianity, some pastors say.

Healing the Fatherless Through Faith

A new book and movie showcases the irreplaceable effect a father has on his children, told from the perspective of a Texas man well-acquainted with the intense pain of being fatherless.

The Holy Spirit Is on Your Side!

California megachurch pastor Greg Laurie taught his congregation about the role of the Holy Spirit in a believer's life, and also explained what the Bible means by the unforgivable sin of blaspheming against the Holy Spirit.

What an NPR Liberal Learned From Red-State America

Ken Stern, the former CEO of National Public Radio, spent a year venturing "out from my overwhelmingly Democratic neighborhood" by meeting Republicans and attending evangelical church services, which led him to his discovery of "an America far different from the one depicted in the press."

When Your Pastor Gets Cold Feet!

Many people have this naïve view that a pastor just has to preach and love people. Not so. Pastors certainly have to give a priority to preaching and ministry to others, but the pastor's week is filled with unexpected and multifaceted demands.