Prophecy in today's headlines

Teacher Says Bible Left On Desk A Hate Crime

An eighth-grade teacher has accused her students of committing a “hate crime” and being “cruel” because they left a Bible on her desk and a Christmas card with the word “Christ” underlined. Melissa Hussain, an Apex, N.C., science teacher at West Lake Middle School, is suspended with pay and may lose her job after she […]

Fear That The End Is Near Grows – Apocalypse Bubble?

Dene McGriff wants to make sense out of the last days – the end of times. He has turned to the Bible. Others have turned to ancient calendars, prophecies and even movies. All see the same message: The end is near. McGriff, a retired Carmichael, Calif., businessman, runs a Web site called Tribulation Network, which […]

‘Gay’ Man Sues Bible Publisher for Mental Anguish

A homosexual man is suing a third national Bible publisher for “mental anguish” after he says the company published Bibles with a negative connotation toward homosexuals. Bradley LaShawn Fowler of Canton, Mich., alleges William Tyndale Publishing manipulated Scripture when it published Tyndale’s New Living Translation Holy Bible and the New Life ApplicationStudy Bible by using […]

School Sues State for Banning Bible Use as Textbook

A public charter school is suing Idaho officials, saying the state illegally barred use of the Bible as an instructional text. The Arizona-based Alliance Defense Fund filed suit Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Boise on behalf of Nampa Classical Academy in Idaho. The charter school is scheduled to open Sept. 8 and had planned […]

Charter School’s Use of Bible Ignites Firestorm

A new charter school planning to open this fall in Idaho has come under fire since it publicly announced one of the textbooks students will be using is the Bible. Unlike a typical public school, the Nampa Classical Academy has the freedom under Idaho’s Public Charter School Commission to develop its own curriculum. Students will […]

Student Wins Classroom Creationism Case

A federal judge ruled that a public high school history teacher violated the First Amendment when he called creationism “superstitious nonsense” during a classroom lecture. […] Farnan sued in U.S. District Court in 2007, alleging that Corbett violated the establishment clause of the First Amendment by making repeated comments in class that were hostile to […]

Most U.S. Christians Don’t Believe Satan, Holy Spirit Exist

Nearly six out of ten Christians either strongly agreed or somewhat agreed with the statement that Satan “is not a living being but is a symbol of evil,” the survey found. Forty percent strongly agreed with the statement while 19 percent of American Christians somewhat agreed. In contrast, about 35 percent of American Christians believe […]

Faith of Conservatives, Liberals Differ Greatly

Social, political conservatives differ significantly