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This week in Christian education

Tri-Christian Academy soars to robotics national championship – This North Carolina Christian school placed first in its regional robotics competition. Now it’s off to face national competitors. Read more. 10,000 meals packed by Christian school for families – Alexander City, Alabama residents were blessed by the efforts of a local Christian school, Veritas Lake Martin Christian…
Christian Life April 11th, 2022

Scottie Scheffler wears his Christian faith on his sleeve as he dons the green jacket for his first Masters tournament win

Long before he donned the famous green jacket as 2022 Masters Tournament champion Sunday, Scottie Scheffler was wearing his Christian faith on his sleeve.  “Very grateful for one year of marriage to my best friend! God is good,” the 25-year-old pro golfer posted on his wedding anniversary last December.  Then, after his first PGA Tour win…

North Carolina Coach Hubert Davis’ journey to a historic Final Four win has included an abiding faith

When the final buzzer sounded on his team’s Final Four game Saturday night, it became evident that the weight of what Hubert Davis had accomplished was setting in. Davis, the head coach of the North Carolina Tar Heels, is one of few coaches to ever lead their team to the national championship game in their first…

Repeat Northwest Missouri State college basketball champ gives glory to God

Trevor Hudgins is one of the most decorated players in Division II basketball history. Yet alongside all the hard work and success, Hudgins recognizes that his faith in God paved the way. The four-year starter for the Northwest Missouri State Bearcats only lost five games in his entire college career. Hudgins played a significant role in…
Christian Life, History March 17th, 2022

St. Patrick: The Christian legacy behind the legend

As an immigrant to the United States, I had never heard of St. Patrick’s Day until my music teacher told me she was wearing green in his honor. I shrugged it off at the time as just another strange American tradition (ironically since it’s Irish in origin!). Many years later, however, I learned his story. Patrick…

‘Starr’ NFL quarterback: God knows you, loves, you, and is ‘wildly obsessed’ with you

At an inspirational National Football League honors ceremony that was all about relationships, the spotlight shone brightest on the most important one of all: a relationship with God. Accepting the Bart Starr Award for outstanding character on and off the field at the 2022 Super Bowl Breakfast, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson urged viewers to seek…

After-school Satan club preys on Christian clubs for kids

Jane Addams Elementary School in Moline, Illinois recently added an after-school Satan Club to its roster of extracurricular activities, which has concerned and outraged parents and other observers. The club began handing out fliers in January and can be found on social media. It is said to be led by volunteers who undergo background checks for…
Christian Life December 23rd, 2021

Celebrating Christmas around the world: 7 global traditions

Where in the world do you celebrate Christmas? For our family that spans several continents – Europe, Asia and Africa among them – the answers have varied over the years! If your child is used to thinking of snow, tinsel, and candy canes as essentials for the season, an exploration of Christmas traditions worldwide can help…
Christian Life November 24th, 2021

Thanksgiving is more than turkey: The biblical notion of gratitude has proven health benefits

3Approximately 2,000 years ago the Apostle Paul encouraged a fledgling church to “give thanks in every situation.” Even earlier than that, a Jewish king explained that “a joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.” Thankfulness and gratitude can be found throughout Scripture. Recent research also shows that a consistent attitude…
Christian Life September 23rd, 2021

Finding Joy amidst the Pain: A Glimpse into a Grief-Stricken Heart

On March 2, 2013, I was inducted into a club that every parent prays they will never join: the fraternal order of those who have lost a child. It happened so suddenly and unexpectedly. Even while standing there at my front door listening to the Highway Patrolman—who sounded something like Charlie Brown’s school teacher—my mind was…