Education

NJ Bill Enforces LGBT Agenda in Public Schools

Education7/21/2017 11:39:03 AM
Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit   TRENTON, N.J., July 21, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- A bill that directs the New Jersey Commissioner of Education to review and modify public school guidelines to accommodate and promote the rights of "transgender" students, in accordance with current State or federal laws and regulations, has passed the Senate and the Assembly and goes to the Governor for consideration. Liberty Counsel sent a letter to Governor C Source: Liberty Counsel

Wesleyan Holiness Connection Announces New Scholarship Partnership with Azusa Pacific Seminary

Education7/20/2017 6:41:03 AM
Contact: JoAnna Dias, Operations Manager, Wesleyan Holiness Connection, 626-208-5478, JoAnnaDias@holinessandunity.org GLENDORA, Calif., July 20, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Wesleyan Holiness Connection (WHC) recently announced a new partnership with Azusa Pacific Seminary to offer scholarships to ministerial students who seek to advance the holiness message and mission of the Church in the 21st century. The scholarship provides a 15 percent reduction in seminary tuition to any member of Source: Wesleyan Holiness Connection

Betrayal: Trump Administration Threatens Schools on Transgender Issues

Education7/12/2017 6:07:01 AM
Contact: Brad Dacus, Pacific Justice Institute, 916-616-4126WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Trump Administration's Office for Civil Rights issued a memo on transgender students that threatens the religious rights and freedom of speech in schools across the country. The memo, written by Candice Jackson, Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, states that investigations will be made into noncompliance issues where an individual refuses to address a transgender stud Source: Pacific Justice Institute

Wall Street Journal Scores on School Choice

Education7/11/2017 5:01:05 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, July 11, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in the July 10th edition of the Wall Street Journal: There is no newspaper in the country that consistently tracks school choice programs better than the Wall Street Journal. Its latest editorial on this subject is no exception: it reports on two updated studies on school vouc Source: Catholic League

Washington's Summer Interns are Cordially Invited to a Special Seminar

Education7/10/2017 7:11:01 AM
'How to Fight Corruption in Washington'Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172  WASHINGTON, July 10, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch, a conservative, nonpartisan educational foundation that promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law, will host a free and entertaining educational program to benefit think tank, press and Capitol Hill interns. Lunch will be provided. Date: Friday, July 21, 2017Time: 11:00 a Source: Judicial Watch

Sharefaith Announces 2017 Top 20 Theological Schools or Seminaries in the U.S.

Education7/6/2017 2:31:04 PM
Contact: Sharefaith Inc., 888-317-4018 MEDFORD, Ore., July 6, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Sharefaith, award-winning creator of easy, affordable, all-in-one church tools to engage and grow members with resources such as church websites, website migration, church mobile apps, 80,000 church graphics & worship media, worship presentation software, Sunday School & VBS Bible lessons, and online giving and donations platforms, announced its annual list of the Top 20 Theological Schools or Seminari Source: Sharefaith Inc

Sharefaith Announces Top 20 Online Theological Seminaries and Schools for 2017

Education6/29/2017 1:43:01 PM
Contact: Sharefaith Inc., 888-317-4018 MEDFORD, Ore., June 29, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Sharefaith, award-winning creator of all-in-one church resources such as church websites, church mobile apps, Sunday School Bible lessons & curriculum, 80,000 worship graphics, and an online giving and donations platform, announced its annual list of the top Online Theological Seminaries and Schools, available now in its Sharefaith Online Magazine. Over the past decade, online schools have increa Source: Sharefaith Inc

Facebook Rejects Christian Fourth of July Video

Education6/29/2017 8:33:04 AM
Contact: Kim Kent, Heirloom Audio, 815-259-0137, kim@heirloomaudio.com THOMSON, Ill., June 29, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Facebook has rejected a new family-friendly Fourth of July video that recounts America's Christian heritage, because it doesn't follow the company's "advertising policies for advertising adult products or services." The short animated video, produced by Heirloom Audio Productions founder Bill Heid, warns that the nation's future depends on returning to "God's Source: Heirloom Audio Productions

Faith and Life Online Announces New Look and Feel for Fall 2017

Education6/28/2017 10:00:00 AM
Contact: Jeremy Foster, My Catholic Faith Delivered, 866-981-8964 OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 28, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Since 2008, Ignatius Press and MyCatholicFaithDelivered.com (MCFD) have partnered to offer the Faith and Life Online Series. Flipping the classroom with the Faith and Life Online Series allows learners to receive learning anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Completing lessons online allows for more interaction among catechists and peers in the classroom and generates Source: My Catholic Faith Delivered

America's Christian Origins Spotlighted in New Free Video; Produced by Award-winning Christian Company

Education6/28/2017 5:40:03 AM
Contact: Kim Kent, Heirloom Audio, 815-259-0137, kim@heirloomaudio.com THOMSON, Ill., June 28, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The executive producer of an award-winning Christian audio adventure series has produced a special Fourth of July video recounting America's Christian heritage and warning that the nation's future depends on returning to "the source of law in God's revealed Word." Bill Heid, an entrepreneur and the executive producer of Heirloom Audio Productions, said he made t Source: Heirloom Audio Productions

End Times Prophecy Degree Program Offered Exclusively Through Luder Wycliffe Theological Seminary

Education6/28/2017 4:36:05 AM
Contact: Dr. Jack Nelson, Luder Wycliffe Theological Seminary, 607-754-0133 ENDICOTT, N.Y., June 28, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- This world's first End Times Seminary Degree program by Luder Wycliffe Theological Seminary, has begun a new era in theological training. Birthed in the category of theology, eschatology has grown to such a point that it really does require a larger space of academic freedom. LWTS is currently the only theological school  in the world to offer a degree prog Source: Luder Wycliffe Theological Seminary

Sharefaith Announces 2017 Top Universities and Schools for Worship Ministry

Education6/27/2017 12:05:00 PM
Contact: Sharefaith Inc., 888-317-4018 MEDFORD, Ore., June 27, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Sharefaith announces its Top 20 Best Universities & Schools for Worship Ministry for 2017. Sharefaith, award-winning creator of easy, affordable, all-in-one church tools to engage and grow members with resources such as church websites, website migration, church mobile apps, 80,000 church graphics & worship media, worship presentation software, Sunday School & VBS Bible lessons, and online giving Source: Sharefaith Inc

Alpha Omega Academy Student Wins Developer Scholarship from Apple, Inc.

Education6/27/2017 10:09:03 AM
Contact: Teri Elgersma, Alpha Omega Academy, 800-682-7391 ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa, June 27, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Kasey Schlaudt, a senior at Alpha Omega Academy (AOA) from Colorado Springs, recently won a prestigious scholarship from Apple, Inc. to attend the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWCD), which was held June 5-9 in San Jose, California. To qualify for the scholarship, Schlaudt created a visually interactive scene in Swift Playgrounds that could be experienced within three Source: Alpha Omega Academy

Foundation Claims Victory in Church Playground Case

Education6/26/2017 11:56:01 AM
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245   MONTGOMERY, Ala., June 26, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law, a Montgomery-based legal foundation dedicated to religious liberty, hailed the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of Trinity Lutheran Church as a victory for religious liberty.   In this case, the State of Missouri had made scrap tire materials available to schools to spread over playgrounds to make them safer for children. Trinity had Source: Foundation for Moral Law

Big Win for Religious Liberty

Education6/26/2017 7:46:01 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, June 26, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue (photo) comments on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer:   At issue is whether the state has a right to deny public funds to a religious entity when the disbursement is for a secular purpose. In other words, is it constitutional to treat a church in a manner that is differ Source: Catholic League