Two Christian Schools Facing Off Denied Prayer in Championship Game

Two Christian Schools Facing Off Denied Prayer in Championship Game

You can't make this stuff up. 

Two Florida Christian schools faced each other last month in a state championship football game, and were told by the Florida High School Athletic Association that they could not begin the game with a word of prayer. The term “Christian” school obviously means that these schools are specifically defined as learning institutions in which faith is the defining factor, and as such prayer is a front-and-center practice. Despite this, and the fact that in this case two Christian schools faced each other (not a case where a Christian school was facing a secular school), they were still told no. 

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Tim Tebow: “Focus on What Really Matters”

Tim Tebow: “Focus on What Really Matters”

Tim Tebow—famous for being a professional athlete—has a piece of advice for Christians, don’t focus too much on sports. As reported by Christian Today, Tebow recently told a group,"We choose to idolise certain things, and love certain things. And I'm not saying it's wrong to love sports, I love them as much as anybody. But do we choose to really see what matters?

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America’s 10 Most Bible-Minded Cities

America’s 10 Most Bible-Minded Cities

Do you live in one of America’s most—or least—Bible-minded cities? A new report out from Barna research shows "how people in the nation’s 100-largest media markets view and use the Bible.” 

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Pop Superstar Justin Bieber Sings about his Christian Faith, Prayer

Pop Superstar Justin Bieber Sings about his Christian Faith, Prayer

Pop superstar Justin Bieber has been through many ups and downs, and has famously faced some hard times. Recently, Bieber has undergone a dramatic transformation and has returned to his Christian faith. As reported by numerous media outlets including Charisma news, he has had some powerful faith experiences, and is being discipled by two pastors from Hillsong Church, a movement that reaches millions of young people around the world. 

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Duck Dynasty Stars Adopt New Baby Boy

Duck Dynasty Stars Adopt New Baby Boy

Faith Driven Consumer favorites—Duck Dynasty’s Jep and Jessica Robertson—just adopted a baby, their fifth child! After Jessica experienced complications with her last pregnancy, which left her unable to have more children, the couple found a new blessing in adoption. Check out their exclusive interview with previously unreleased footage on ABC’s Good Morning America, and remember to support companies that welcome Christian values, like respect for life.

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1 Big Thing You Can Do To Celebrate National Religious Freedom Day Tomorrow

1 Big Thing You Can Do To Celebrate National Religious Freedom Day Tomorrow

Saturday, January 16th, is National Religious Freedom Day. Enacted in 1992, this commemorative day falls on the date 230 years ago that the Virginia General Assembly adopted Thomas Jefferson’s 1786 Statute Establishing Religious Freedom for Virginians. It was this groundbreaking measure that became the basis for the establishment clause of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and created our cherished American freedom of religion.

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It’s National Pharmacist Day! Which Pharmacy Is Best For Christians?

It’s National Pharmacist Day! Which Pharmacy Is Best For Christians?

Today – January 12th – is National Pharmacist Day. And if the national data on U.S. consumer spending on prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs is any indication, Americans spend a LOT of money with their local pharmacist.

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Modest Clothing Making a Comeback?

Modest Clothing Making a Comeback?

Many Faith Driven Consumers will remember the Duck Dynasty, “daddy approved” clothing worn by Sadie Robertson that was announced to great fanfare last year (it is still selling well by the way). Well, this week’s announcement by Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana that they’d be making designer head coverings and other items for women caused a huge stir in social media, and is now causing folks to ask a bigger question—is modest clothing for women making a comeback?

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Oregon Bakers Respond to Mean Tweets, Persecution

Oregon Bakers Respond to Mean Tweets, Persecution

Nearly every Faith Driven Consumer is familiar with the story of Aaron and Melissa Klein, the Oregon-based “Sweet Cakes” couple who were ordered to pay a $135,000 fine and lost their bakery business after refusing—on grounds of their deeply held Christian beliefs—to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding. Last month, the couple was back in the headlines after the Associated Press reported that they had paid their fine in full, but then then had all of the money in their accounts seized by the State of Oregon just a few weeks before Christmas.

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VIDEO: Firestorm over New “In God We Trust” Police Decal?

VIDEO: Firestorm over New “In God We Trust” Police Decal?

A new decal on police vehicles in China Grove, NC is driving a social media firestorm. The town’s “In God We Trust” logo—which has been placed on police cars, fire department vehicles, and the city’s town hall—was announced in a Facebook post this week by the local police department. Almost immediately, a Seattle-based group called The Original Motto Project raised objections and said it is preparing to sue the town. “This is about separation of church and state,” said a spokesperson. 67 other towns have a similar logo on their vehicles, reflecting a long tradition the state.

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