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-Federal Court: U. of Iowa Discriminated Against Christian Student Group

Friday, October 4th, 2019

A Federal Court ruled that University of Iowa officials discriminated against a Christian student group-  InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. From Charisma News: In July 2018, the University of Iowa and its officials restricted from their campus InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (ICF), along with some other religious groups. This was because ICF had the audacity to require that […]

-Duke U. Kicks Christian Group Off Campus

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Found this on Facebook. Another Christian student group kicked off a university campus because they believe in following the Bible when it comes to sexuality and leadership. <Read the whole article from Christianity Today> Response: Christian student groups continue to be challenged by new and expanded anti-discrimination and ‘inclusive’ rules on college and university campuses […]

-Harvard Study: Religious Upbringing Better for Health and Well-Being of Children

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

Here’s a study from 2018 showing that raising children in a religion and attending weekly religious services produces young adults with greater overall happiness and well-being. From Charisma: The study, conducted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and released last month (October 2018), shows a link between a religious upbringing and better […]

-Federal Judge: University Can’t Single Out and Ban Christian Student Group

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Colleges and universities all across America have been banning Christian groups for demanding that there leaders be—wait for it—actual Christians. One group at the University of Iowa sued the university and won their case in a District Federal Court. From the Christian Post: A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the University of Iowa can’t selectively […]

-Denver School Officials: Christian Ministries Are ‘Hate Groups’?

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

CHRISTIAN ORGANIZATIONS= ‘HATE GROUPS’? Officials with the Denver Public Schools say that they agree with the SPLC designation that lists conservative Christian organizations along with Nazis and the KKK as ‘hate groups.’ From the PJ Media: On Tuesday, Denver Public Schools (DPS) in Denver, Colo. quoted the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) in a message […]

-Bring Your Bible to School Day: 2018

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Today is: Bring Your Bible to School Day. A celebration of religious freedom in America. A day to encourage children and young adults to take their Bible with them to school and share it with their friends. Here’s a link to the “Bring Your Bible. org ” website. Response: Regardless of what some teachers or […]

-Lawsuit: Pre-Game Prayer For Christian Schools Outlawed?

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Two Christian high Schools in 2015 were playing in a state football championship game at Florida’s Citrus Bowl. The school’s traditional pre-game prayer was outlawed by state officials in charge of the game supposedly because it was being played in a government owned stadium. Adding to the confusion was the fact that the stadium itself […]

-InterVarsity Sues University of Iowa After Expulsion Over Leadership Policies

Friday, August 10th, 2018

The InterVarsity Christian student organization has sued the University of Iowa after being expelled off of the Iowa campus. It is all about leadership. The Christian student group wants their leaders to be actual Christians while the university policies demand that leadership position be ‘non-discriminatory’ and available to all comers. From the Christian Post: An […]

-Saying ‘God Bless You’ Is Microaggression Against Muslims?

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

According to a college guide, saying ‘God bless you’ is considered a ‘microaggression’ against Muslims and should be avoided along with many other greetings like ‘Merry Christmas.’ From the Christian Post: A college in Boston has prepared an "Anti-Oppression Library Guide" so that no one is offended on campus. It lists "saying ‘God bless you’ […]

-Colleges Continue the Assault on Christian Student Groups

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Christian student groups continue to be challenged by new and expanded anti-discrimination and ‘inclusive’ rules on college and university campuses all across the country. In some cases Christian student groups are being kicked off campus because their group rules require leaders that are actually Christian believers who adhere to defined moral standards. The latest problem […]