WASHINGTON (BP)--Former U.S. Education Secretary Bill Bennett, who served in the Reagan Administration, has begun an on-line private school for students in kindergarten through the 12th grade, according to a report in CNSNews.com.
BURBANK, Calif. (BP)–Roubik Hoospianmer was tortured in his native Iran for his Christian faith, and his brother was murdered. “God for His purposes chose to spare me,” he says. “I never forget that.” Now 41, he is bivocational as a social worker for Iranian and Armenian refugees, pastor of three immigrant churches, television preacher with […]
HARLAN, Ky. (BP)--The Harlan County Board of Education has reposted the Ten Commandments along with other historical documents in the school district's administrative offices, according to a report in Associated Press.
BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--When Raymond Russell ran for the position of sheriff of Haywood County, Tenn., he ran on his Christian beliefs.
WASHINGTON (BP)--A report published by the research affiliate of Planned Parenthood, suggesting a more liberal definition for abstinence and calling for the collection of more data on teen sexual activity, is a thinly-veiled, long-range business plan for selling contraceptives, according to CNSNews.com.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--He wasn't exactly escaping Nineveh. Neither was he a leviathan's lunch. And he wasn't spewed onto the seashore like Jonah.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Peering over the shoulder of a Cambodian motorbike driver, I saw sights that still stick so vividly in my mind: -- Roads that were impassable for most vehicles, except the small motorbikes on which we rode to get to our churches each day; -- Wood and bamboo houses on 12-foot high stilts, sitting in fields of mud and water; -- Smiles and waves from men, women and children out fishing, swimming or tending the rice in their flooded parcels of land; and -- Cambodians whooping with laughter and shock as this plump parade princess rode by sitting "side saddle" on the back of a small bike.
WINCHESTER, Ky. (BP)–Tim Watts became a member of Central Baptist Church recently via a traditional baptismal ceremony. But his road to accepting Christ as Savior began in an unconventional classroom filled with cars, a lift and the smell of grease. The 24-year-old utility company lineman is the first convert from a Thursday evening Bible study […]
WASHINGTON (BP)--A 35-minute film, hailed by comedian Robin Williams as "extraordinary" -- one "that teaches a poignant lesson about love and family", is being criticized by conservative groups, who see it as an effort to feed "gay propaganda of a one-sided variety" to schoolchildren, reported the Internet news site CNSNews.com.
WASHINGTON (BP)--President-elect Bush's nomination of former Sen. John Ashcroft to attorney general could mean the next administration plans more federal prosecutions of pornographers "after eight years of desert," a former Florida pornography prosecutor said.