Experts are noting that as the homeschooling movement continues to rapidly grow, it is becoming more diverse ethnically, politically, and even religiously.
In November the Department of Education released a report noting that between 1999 and 2012 the number of homeschooled students doubled, from approximately 850,000 to approximately 1.8 million.
"The percentage of students ages 5–17 with a grade equivalent of kindergarten through grade 12 who are homeschooled — the homeschooling rate — has increased over time. The homeschooling rate increased from 1.7 percent in 1999 to 3.4 percent in 2012," stated the report. more >>
Well-known actor and filmmaker Kirk Cameron says Heaven is moving as thousands of Christians rally together to support his new film, "Revive Us."
"I am so thankful and humbled by the excitement, the energy, and the response," Cameron said in a video posted on his Facebook page in response to the feedback his film has received.
The former "Growing Pains" sitcom star said he received news at 3 a.m. on Thursday that select theaters will be showing the film for a third time on Tuesday, Nov. 1. more >>
For Christians to transform the culture, they must have "hard heads" and "soft hearts," according to twin brothers David and Jason Benham.
In a video posted on their Facebook page on Tuesday, the Benham brothers spoke about how "courageous transformers confront culture."
"If we as faithful Christians are going to connect properly with culture, we've got to do it with a hard head and a soft heart," said David. "A hard head toward principle, yet with a soft heart toward people." more >>
Evangelist Ray Comfort is accusing atheist users of down-voting "The Atheist Delusion" movie on film-ratings website IMDB, after the documentary had its premiere at Young Earth Creationist Ken Ham's Ark Encounter theme park in Kentucky.
"Within the first 24 hours of its release, 61 atheists have rated it as a one-star movie. This pulls the average down to a 3.5 stars. That means to someone wanting to know, it's really bad," Comfort wrote on Facebook on Sunday, referring the "The Atheist Delusion" and it's 3.1/10 rating on the IMDB website.
"They have done this with most of our productions, but this one is going to be a real target because it disproves atheism with one scientific question," he added. more >>
Evangelical theologian Wayne Grudem has again thrown his support to Republican nominee Donald Trump, stating that he supports the candidate's policies rather than the man himself.
Grudem recently garnered headlines twice. First, for claiming that Trump was a "morally good choice" (here and here), and second, for his decision to withdraw his support over the nominee's behavior and comments towards women.
In a column published Wednesday on the conservative site Townhall.com, Grudem took a third stab at explaining his presidential vote choice, writing that he believed the election came down to only two viable options, voting for Trump or allowing Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton to win. more >>
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell is denying that he prevented an op-ed critical of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump from being published in the school newspaper.
Liberty gained headlines for declining to publish a column in the Liberty Champion by their sports editor that denounced Trump for his "locker room" comments against women.
Sports editor Joel Schmieg posted the unpublished column on Facebook on Tuesday, adding to it the accusation that Liberty President Jerry Falwell, Jr. stopped his column from being published. more >>