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POV: Far More Than A Chicken Sandwich

I’ve long admired Chick-fil-A’s slogan, “We didn’t invent the chicken, just the chicken sandwich,” because it cleverly acknowledges two fundamental ideals: (1) the restaurant READ

HHS Proposal Returns Federal Funding to Faith-Based Adoption and Foster-Care Agencies

Faith-based organizations that provide foster-care and adoption services can continue to operate according to their deeply held beliefs without fear of losing federal funding, READ

Disturbing Themes In Reading Assignment

Every week, I meet with and mentor a 14-year-old through a program at my church. We work on homework or assigned readings together, and READ

Are You Being Manipulated?

Big news recently on the social media front is action by Facebook and Twitter to ban accounts that were set up by the Chinese READ

For More Happy Marriages, Don’t Live Together First

Recently I saw an announcement on Facebook that caught my eye due to both the content and the phrasing. My friend announced to the READ

Divorce is Down…and Up

The overall divorce rate in the U.S. has fallen over the past 25 years and younger adults are the reason why. Stats compiled by READ

13 Reasons Why Netflix Debut Linked to Dramatic Increase in Teen Suicides

When Netflix first released the series 13 Reasons Why in May of 2017, school systems and public health officials all over the country warned READ

LGBT Activists Seek A Myriad Of Changes To NC Law

Several “LGBT rights” bills were introduced in the NC General Assembly this week, as LGBT activists are attempting to change state law on three READ

A New Kind Of Adoption

There’s a new sort of adoption gaining ground. And it warrants some close scrutiny. I’ve written recently about In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), and why adoption READ

POV: In Defense of Millennials

Everywhere we go, people ask my college professor husband, “What’s up with young people these days?” They think he has a unique perspective on 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

The Human Rights Campaign releases deceptive evangelical resource

Last week, the Human Rights Campaign—arguably the nation’s most influential LGBT organization—announced a new initiative aimed at persuading evangelicals to understand that there is READ

President Trump Nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh To U.S. Supreme Court

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S Supreme Court last night. If confirmed, Judge Kavanaugh would replace retiring Supreme Court Justice 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

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

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