faith in public square
Culture, Public Education
School district lets students use restrooms matching their gender identity; parents sue

Parents and students have filed a lawsuit against their Ohio school district over its policy allowing students to use bathrooms matching their stated gender identity.   Bethel Local… Read More

December 2, 2022
Senator wants to shut down 3,000 crisis pregnancy centers: ‘You should not be able to torture a pregnant person like that’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren attacked the nation’s 3,000 crisis pregnancy centers Tuesday, demanding the government shut them down.  Reporters interviewed the Massachusetts Democrat about abortion and the Supreme… Read More

July 14, 2022
Biden administration, media, ignoring or downplaying rising violence against pro-life community

An assassination attempt on a conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice. Continued illegal protests outside conservative justices’ homes. And a wave of dozens of attacks… Read More

June 16, 2022
Judge stops Biden admin mandates forcing employers to pay for, perform transgender medical procedures despite religious objections

The Biden administration cannot force religious employers and healthcare providers to pay for and provide transgender medical procedures and treatments that go against deeply held religious beliefs –… Read More

May 19, 2022
Louisiana Supreme Court dismisses criminal charges against pastor for defying COVID-19 restrictions

(The Center Square) — The Louisiana Supreme Court has dismissed criminal charges against a pastor who defied Gov. John Bel Edwards’ coronavirus restrictions in 2020. The high court’s 5-2 ruling… Read More

May 18, 2022
Flight attendants sue Alaska Airlines alleging religious discrimination

(The Center Square) – A pair of flight attendants are suing Alaska Airlines, claiming they were discriminated against because of their religious beliefs when they were fired. The controversy began… Read More

May 18, 2022
Culture, Homeschools, Legislation
It was once criminal ‘subterfuge’: Previous generations discuss early history of KC-area homeschooling

Some 40 years after they made history, several families in the Kansas City area are publicly sharing their memories of homeschooling before its legal status was recognized. Read More

April 1, 2022
Culture, Public Education
High school student alleging harassment for his Christian faith sues school

A 14-year-old Florida boy and his parents are suing his public charter school for outrageous discriminatory acts against him, saying he was harassed by peers and teachers alike… Read More

March 3, 2022
‘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. Read More

February 24, 2022
Justices will hear free-speech claim from website designer who opposes same-sex marriage

Nearly four years after the Supreme Court declined to decide whether compelling a Colorado baker to bake a cake for same-sex couples would violate his right to freedom of… Read More

February 24, 2022
Super Bowl champion coach Sean McVay credits his Catholic school for his leadership success

NFL head coach and recent Super Bowl champion Sean McVay credits much of his success to the “foundational principles” instilled in him by his Catholic school education. Read More

February 22, 2022
KC Chiefs’ James Winchester says his stability comes from his faith in Christ

Super Bowl teams don’t come together overnight. Instead, they require unsung heroes that bring stability throughout the rigors of multiple NFL seasons. Long snapper James Winchester of the… Read More

January 27, 2022
Boston’s refusal to fly a Christian flag over city hall raises First Amendment questions

When it hears oral argument on Tuesday in Shurtleff v. City of Boston, the Supreme Court will return to the role of religion in public spaces. The question comes… Read More

January 18, 2022
Christian Schools, Culture
Berean Christian Academy dedicates memorial to recently fallen soldier, Ryan Knauss

U. of Tenn. Army ROTC Cadet Corps raise the flag while family and friends of Sgt. Knauss look on. (via Facebook) A Christian school in East Tennessee has dedicated a… Read More

January 4, 2022
Christian Schools
High school seniors organize fundraiser to replace custodian’s truck after fire

Two Christian high school seniors near San Diego started a GoFundMe earlier this month to replace a longtime school custodian’s truck after it was destroyed by a fire. Read More

December 20, 2021
Veteran umpire Ted Barrett, a minister to umpires, works his fifth World Series

On the field, professional umpire Ted Barrett just wrapped up calling his fifth career World Series. But off the field is where he answers his calling: ministering to… Read More

November 4, 2021
Faith and Football: NFL Head Coach Frank Reich’s Christian Education Journey Fosters Success on the Field

NFL head coach Frank Reich is no stranger to comebacks. He holds the records for the largest comeback in NCAA History and in NFL history, both times by… Read More

October 7, 2021
Global Week of Student Prayer: Stories from around the Nation

Last week, students from all around the nation took part in what is known as the Global Week of Student Prayer. The most recognizable event from this week each year… Read More

September 29, 2021
Bobby Bowden Was Bold in His Faith, Shunned Political Correctness

Bobby Bowden, college football’s most recognizable face for two decades, lived to glorify God and frequently stood up to political correctness. His coaching legacy includes two national championships (1993, 1999)… Read More

August 20, 2021
Faith in the Arena: USA Olympic Athletes Expressing Their Convictions

The Summer Olympics just wrapped up with the USA leading all countries in gold medals (39) and overall medal count (113). For many athletes, the Summer Games bring… Read More

August 13, 2021