Education

Bruce Ashford discusses the Christian faith and public life

How The Christian Faith Can Contribute To The Common Good

Bruce Ashford, Provost and Professor of Theology and Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, discusses how Christianity applies to the many facets of public READ
Jake Sipe, John Rustin, and Jere Royall discuss the election and voter guide

An Impartial, Nonpartisan Look At North Carolina Candidates

NC Family President John L. Rustin speaks with Jere Royall and Jake Sipe, members of the NC Family staff. They discuss the importance of READ
Candi Cushman discusses bring your bible to school day

A Simple Yet Powerful Way To Celebrate Religious Freedom

Candi Cushman, Director of Education Issues at Focus on the Family, discusses Focus on the Family’s “Bring You Bible To School Day,” a nationwide READ

Be Vigilant and Engaged as School Year Begins

As elementary school teachers used to say: It’s time to put our thinking caps on! But parents and teachers, this admonition is also for READ
Brian Jodice talks about school choice

Exploring School Choice Options In North Carolina

Brian Jodice, Executive Vice President for Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC), a statewide organization that seeks and supports greater educational opportunities READ

Indiana Law Strengthens Sex Education Parental Permission Requirements

Indiana parents will now receive two written opportunities to either consent or decline before their children receive sex education instruction in school districts, now READ
Catherine Sample discusses the dating scene in America

The Dating Deficit And The Decline of Courtship Culture

Catherine Fowler Sample, writer and producer of the award-winning film “The Dating Project.” The film is a new documentary that follows five modern-day singles, READ

NC Family Thanks Outgoing & Welcomes Incoming Board Chairman

The North Carolina Family Policy Council Board of Directors said a very fond farewell last week to departing Board Chairman Henry Williamson (right) for READ
Susanne Berger discusses Neighbor Health Care Center

Serving Christ Through Compassionate And Accessible Healthcare

Susanne Berger, the Board Chair of Neighbor Health Center, a new faith-based health center that seeks to serve Christ by providing primary care to READ
Sean Raftis discusses lifelong friendship

Seeking Authentic Lifelong Friendship In An Increasingly Impersonal World

Father Sean Raftis, a parish priest in Montana who has become well-known in recent years as one of the Gonzaga Prep “Tag Brothers” whose READ
Andrew Walker discusses new small group study on religious liberty

Religious Liberty Has Its Roots In The Bible

Andrew Walker, Director of Policy Studies at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention, discusses a new small group READ

NC General Assembly Short Session Adjourns

NC Legislators have put the 2018 Short Session to bed, until November 27, 2018 when both chambers are scheduled to reconvene. Both the House READ
Janet Oehl discusses grassroots efforts on sex education

Grassroots Efforts On Sex Education Have Statewide Impact

Janet Oehl, an activist with Onslow Protect Our Students, discusses the fight against comprehensive sex education that was being pushed in her local school READ

POV: Hybrid Homeschools On The Rise in NC

Something significant happened during the 2013-14 school year. For the first time, there were more children in homeschools in North Carolina than there were READ
Jo Teague discusses the opioid crisis and the foster system

The Opioid Epidemic’s Toll On The Foster Care System

Jo Teague, substance abuse counselor for Wake County Human Services-Child Protective Services and founder of Alcohol and Drug Assessment Services in Raleigh, North Carolina, READ

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