Posted tagged ‘Christian’

Why Obama May Be Good News for Christian Higher Education

December 26, 2008

barack-obama92.jpgLeaders in Christian higher education could be in for an easier time under Barack Obama’s administration than they had under George Bush. Under Bush’s administration, the federal government became increasingly involved in accreditation for higher education, said Paul Corts, president of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Corts and others in Christian higher education are hopeful that the Obama administration will back off from further involvement.

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Obama Girls Will Go To Sidwell Friends, a Christian-Based School

November 22, 2008

malia-sasha-obama.jpgContinuing a tradition among Washington’s power elite, President-elect Barack Obama and his wife have decided to send their kids to Sidwell Friends School. Michelle Obama confirmed yesterday that Malia and Sasha, the incoming first daughters, will enroll at the pricey private school when the family moves into the White House in January.

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A New Twist on the “Is Obama a Christian?” Debate

November 21, 2008

obama-church2.jpgThe “Is Obama a Christian?” discussion is starting up again, this time not by people who suspect he’s a Muslim but those who think he’s a phony follower of Jesus Christ. The occasion for this is the posting on Beliefnet of an interview he gave to the Chicago Sun Times in 2004, while he was still an Illinois state senator. 

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More Christian Colleges Could Close Amidst Downturn

November 17, 2008

For 15 years, Cascade College in Portland, Ore., struggled to find the fuels that any college needs: students to pay tuition, and donors to help build an endowment. Then came the global economic meltdown, and suddenly that struggle became an impossibility.

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Sudanese Christian Refugees Appreciate Freedom to Worship in America

November 6, 2008

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Bol Lam Puk, a native of the Sudan, goes to church on Sunday openly
worshipping God in his own way. He has not always been able to do that. In fact, it is an act that could have meant persecution in Sudan.

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Did The Founding Fathers Intend a ‘Christian Nation’?

November 4, 2008

What did the Founding Fathers mean? It’s a question that’s at the heart of an ongoing debate between
conservative Christians and advocates of the separation of church and
state. The Christian Nation camp says the Founding Fathers based
America on Christian principles. The secularists say the nation was
founded on Enlightenment ideals.

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Christian Right’s Mailings Depict Terrible Future Under Obama

November 4, 2008

steve-cole-christian-right-mailings.jpgTerrorist strikes on four American cities. Russia rolling into Eastern
Europe. Israel hit by a nuclear bomb. Gay marriage in every state. The
end of the Boy Scouts.

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