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Indiana bill protecting public school students’ religious activities heads to governor

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Education, Featured, Law, Politics  /  No Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WordNews.org) – The Indiana Senate and House has sent a bill to Gov. Eric Holcomb aimed at protecting students in public schools from discrimination when they are praying or engaging in religious activities before, during and after school. HB 2014, sponsored by Rep. John Bartlett, protects the First Amendment rights of students to free speech […]

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‘Best Christian Workplaces’ in 2017 announced

By   /  February 4, 2017  /  Church, Education, Featured, Missions, Pro-life  /  No Comments

MERCER ISLAND, Washington (WordNews.org) Feb. 5, 2017 – The Best Christian Workplaces list for 2017 has been announced, and 78 organizations have been named. The organizations being Certified Bast Christian Workplaces by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute including Christian camps and conference centers, schools and churches. The institute is an international nonprofit, research-based, organizational development and […]

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Boy Scouts to accept transgender youth

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  Education, Featured  /  No Comments

IRVING, Texas (WordNews.org) Jan. 30, 2017 – The Boy Scouts of America have announced they will now allow children who “identify” as boys to become Boy Scouts, the leadership announced Monday. “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the gender identity indicated on the application,” […]

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Good News Club wins right to distribute promotional material

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Education, Featured, Law  /  No Comments

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (WordNews.org) Jan. 23, 2017 – Cascade School District reversed its directive that would have prevented Child Evangelism Fellowship from distributing promotion materials about its after-school Good News Club after lawyers from Liberty Counsel contacted the school about the directive being unconstitutional. A parent had complained to the school district that the Good News […]

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Gay Activists Plan Visits to Christian Colleges for “Beyond Equality Ride”

By   /  March 9, 2016  /  Education, Events, Featured, Politics  /  No Comments

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WordNews.org) March 9, 2016 — A dozen gay activists announced in a press release plans to visit religious colleges to challenge what they believe are the schools’ “anti-LGBTQI policies and empower youth in the South to tackle fundamentalists Christian beliefs about race, sexuality and gender.” The 12 are dubbing their two-week effort the […]

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Conference focuses on tech tactics for ministry and business

By   /  June 3, 2013  /  Church, Education, Events, Featured  /  No Comments

LA MIRADA, Calif. (WordNews.org) June 3, 2013 – A three-day tech conference kicks off here at Biola University tomorrow that will teach attendees how to use cutting-edge technology in their ministry, their business and in their classroom. Bestselling author Michael Hyatt, considered an expert in social media, will be the keynote speaker at the Biola […]

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National Education Association sued in California court over forced union dues

By   /  May 1, 2013  /  Education, Featured, Law  /  No Comments

Updated LOS ANGELES (WordNews.org) May 1, 2013 – The National Education Association, the largest teachers union in the country, is being sued by Christian Educators Association International over forced union dues. The suit was filed by the Center for Individual Rights on behalf of Christian Educators. CEAI is asking the courts to stop the NEA […]

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German homeschooling family fighting deportation

By   /  April 8, 2013  /  Education, Law  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) April 8, 2013 – A German homeschooling family granted asylum in the United States in 2010 is seeking permanent legal status. A petition has been launched in support of the Romeike family. To date, more than 86,000 have signed the petition, with a goal of 100,000 within reach. The Romeikes are being […]

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