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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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A review of “The Hunger Games”: It will keep you thinking

By   /  April 9, 2012  /  Entertainment, Movies  /  No Comments

By JEFFREY GILBERT For Word News CEDARVILLE, Ohio (WordNews.org) April 9, 2012 — Teens and college students are filling theaters to see “The Hunger Games” and making it the hottest movie of 2012. First, they probably read the best-selling book by Suzanne Collins and love the characters, so naturally they want to see the movie. […]

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Jesus recycled?

By   /  October 4, 2011  /  Education, Law  /  4 Comments

Colorado Springs, Colo. (WordNews.org) Aug. 26, 2011 — Focus on the Family’s senior vice president, Tom Minnery, has something to rejoice about. Here’s the story: “My colleague Stuart Shepard was in Walmart last weekend shopping for back-to-school supplies for his son when he encountered some rather provocatively Christian notebooks and folders. One of them read: […]

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Focus on the Family cuts 49 jobs

By   /  October 4, 2011  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. (WordNews.org) Sept. 19, 2011 — Focus on the Family announced Friday it was cutting 49 jobs, citing the “worsening economic downturn.” The ministry said it was expected to raise $95 million in donations this fiscal year, down from a projected $105 million. Still, the ministry said its work would continue. “Many nonprofit […]

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Focus on the Family’s $5M giving gap

By   /  October 4, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  1 Comment

Colorado Springs, Colo. (WordNews.org) Sept. 1, 2011 — Focus on the Family sent out email letters to supporters today telling them about a $5 million giving gap that could hurt the ministry’s outreach efforts. The ministry’s fiscal year ends Sept. 30. “We’re facing a sizeable giving gap that threatens our outreach to the families that […]

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