Public Schools Now Open to Religion

One of the most common misconceptions regarding our public school system is that the open teaching of religion is discouraged or even banned. Nothing could be further from the truth! Our public school curriculum is intentionally designed to inculcate religious doctrines in our students’ hearts and lives. The truth is, our public schools have always Read More

Preparing for the school year

Q & A with Beth Ackerman, Ed.D., Liberty University For Dr. Beth Ackerman, it was logical that she ended up working in the field of education. “It’s the family business,” she explains, noting that she is following in the footsteps of her parents. In fact, as the Associate Dean in the School of Education at Read More

Your Child’s Spiritual Health

The other day I was talking with the leader of a nationally known Christian organization. In the course of our conversation, he said, “I really appreciate the vision you have of offering children across America a Christian education. You are definitely on the right track of what we need in this country. But, strange as Read More

The Love of a Teacher

It was a brand new day, the start of a brand new world, and its uncertainty loomed big to a little, 5-year-old girl. Her emotions seemed to be all rolled up into a combined ball of excitement and anxiety. Into her new plaid uniform she dressed. Off she went, carrying her new lunch box, mounting Read More

Are Schools Safe?

As parents, one of the biggest concerns we have for our children is their safety. We put locks on the doors of our homes and sometimes fences around our yards to keep dangerous predators out. We put guards on our TVs and computers to protect our children from stuff they should not see and hear Read More

The Journey of Faith

The concept of living by faith in God is a common one among Christians. At the core of cardinal Christian doctrine is the belief that we are saved by faith in Christ alone and that the Christian life consists of trusting God enough to obey Him in our daily lives. We can’t turn the TV Read More

Religious Freedom

School district, ACLU challenge rights of students, staff Mathew Staver has been defending religious freedom issues for more than two decades, but he’s never had a case quite like the one he’s defending now in Florida. And the ramifications from the case are likely to be significant. The defendants — a high school principal and Read More

We’ve Forgotten

“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge” (Hosea 4:6) I’m an Australian. Growing up “down under” offered some unique experiences, including the time I once talked to an old Australian aboriginal elder. This aborigine recalled roaming the deserts with his family many years ago when they were in their tribal state. This old man Read More

The Pledge of Allegiance

I = Me, an individual, A committee of one PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE = Without coercion or fear, but firm in resolve, even if it cost me fame and fortune as it did our fore-fathers who crafted and signed the Declaration of Independence, or if it cost my blood as with hundreds of thousands in both civil Read More

Troubling Current Events June 2009

It was a troubling statement for me and many who are followers of Christ in America and around the world. While not surprised, many of us were recently shocked and angered when the US President boldly stated to a Turkish audience, “We do not consider ourselves a Christian Nation.” His complete statement: “I’ve said before Read More