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Bring Your Bible to School Day – October 16th

Have you noticed the recent headlines about students being told they can’t pray or read their Bibles during free time at school—even though students do have that right? Here at Palmetto Family, we believe that the Bible has a powerful message of hope and love for humanity; it’s something that...

Clemson wide receiver baptized in front of team after practice

Clemson wide receiver baptized in front of team after practice
CLEMSON, SC (WIS) – It’s safe to say Clemson wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins had a life-changing week. First, he was baptized in front of his coaches and teammates after Thursday’s practice. Then he scored a game-winning touchdown and set a school record in the season opener. A day...

Should We Stop Asking Jesus Into Our Hearts?

Should We Stop Asking Jesus Into Our Hearts?
Doubting our salvation and false assurance are both exacerbated by the clichéd ways in which we speak about the gospel.  by J.D. Greear If there were a Guinness Book of World Records record for “amount of times having asked Jesus into your heart,” I’m pretty sure I would hold...

Church Wins Firing Case at Supreme Court

Church Wins Firing Case at Supreme Court
Unanimous decision in closely watched case strengthens “ministerial exception.” by Ted Olsen In what some legal scholars were calling the most significant religion case in 20 years, the Supreme Court ruled today that a Lutheran school teacher was a “minister” who could not sue...

Fewer Democrats in Church?

Fewer Democrats in Church?
A Gallup poll released Monday highlights the religious spilt between Democrats and Republicans, showing that 52 percent of Democrats seldom or never attend church. And the percentage of Democrats who attend church weekly has dropped two percentage points – down from 29 to 27 percent – since the...

Growing Intolerance for Christianity in U.S.

Growing Intolerance for Christianity in U.S.
“In a world of political correctness devoid of the rule of law, tolerance has come to mean total rejection of Christianity and moral standards. Modern tolerance redefines words like ‘marriage,’ ‘discrimination,’ ‘equality,’ ‘morality,’ and even ‘absolutes.’...

ACLU Doesn’t Want Students Praying Before Tests

ACLU Doesn’t Want Students Praying Before Tests
Prayer service at city school called improper Prayers sought success on statewide tests By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun A Baltimore principal’s decision to use prayer in preparation for recent statewide tests is drawing criticism as improperly mixing religion and public education. For two...

Christians in the Modeling Industry

Christians in the Modeling Industry
Fashionable Christians CULTURE | Models for Christ help add substance to style at New York Fashion Week | Elbert Chu NEW YORK—Kelly Brown’s first modeling agency told her that her ears were too big. They recommended that the 18-year-old have an operation to pin them back. “It’s a hard thing...

How Do I Share My Faith?

How Do I Share My Faith?
by Donna S. Thomas It was a cramped international flight – our destination, Costa Rica. The young woman came stumbling down the narrow aisle with her bags in tow. After stowing her suitcase in the overhead bin, she squeezed into the seat next to mine, heaving an anxious sigh as she buckled herself...

Taxed for going to Church

Taxed for going to Church
ADF filed a lawsuit against the City of Mission, Kansas, after the City instituted a “driveway tax” and applied it to churches and other non-profits.  The “driveway tax” charges property owners within the City of Mission an amount that is calculated based on the number of trips in and out of...

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