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-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 […]

-Mormons End Partnership With Boy Scouts

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Last week the Boy Scouts organization announced that they were changing their name to Scouts BSA and would now include girls in their ranks. That seemed to be the last straw for the Mormons. This week the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) officially ending their 105 year partnership with the Boy Scouts […]

-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 […]

-Boy Scouts: Transgender Children Now Allowed

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Earlier this month, a Cub Scout Pack kicked a transgender girl out of their program for not being a biological boy, causing quite a controversy in the media. Now the parent Boy Scout organization has officially announced that transgender children are welcome in all of their programs. Here’s the story from Fox News: The Boy […]

-Boy Scouts: Facing a ‘Transgender’ Controversy?

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Boy Scouts of America are now in the middle of a ‘transgender’ controversy. A Cub Scout pack rejected a transgender girl and the story has gone viral. From Todd Starnes of Fox News: The Cub Scouts are facing a transgender controversy after an eight-year-old born a girl who identifies as a boy was asked to […]

-Controversy: Evangelical Ministry Declares Employees Must Hold Evangelical Beliefs?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

A huge controversy has risen after an evangelical campus ministry has declared that all of its employees adhere to a traditional evangelical/Biblical understanding of marriage. Here’s the story from Christianity Today: InterVarsity is an Evangelical Christian organization, and people who work at InterVarsity are, not surprisingly, expected to hold evangelical beliefs.  … But why is […]

-California Bans Judges from Boy Scouts

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

The California Supreme Court has banned all state judges from belonging to or participating in the Boy Scouts. Here’s the story from CitizenLink: The California Supreme Court says no state judge may belong to the Boy Scouts of America. That’s because the group does not allow openly homosexual scout leaders and the state high court […]

-California: Proposal to Prohibit Judges with Ties to Boy Scouts

Monday, April 21st, 2014

                              (Photo credit: Wikipedia) There is a new proposal in the State of California to prohibit judges from having membership ties with the Boy Scouts. According to the ‘Ethics Advisory Committee’ of the state Supreme Court, the Boy Scouts are discriminatory against homosexuals and atheists so state judges should be free of any ties with […]

-TRAIL LIFE USA: Christian Alternative to Boy Scouts

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

A viable Christian alternative to the Boy Scouts recently held their inaugural Leadership Convention with over 1,200 in attendance. Here’s the story from CitizenLink: The inaugural Leadership Convention of Trail Life USA was held in Nashville, Tenn.  More than 1,200 attended last weekend, including former scoutmasters, Eagle Scouts and Boy Scouts of America professionals.  Trail […]

-The Boy Scouts Membership Policy Change and The Legal Ramifications for Churches

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

The lawyers at Alliance Defending Freedom have produced a document concerning the recent changes in membership policy for the Boy Scouts and the possible legal ramifications that may be coming particularly for churches. The ADF folks say that legal problems are due to follow the change in membership policy. Also, since they have caved-in on […]