Which is better, a Christian or public school? This question has been debated in many Christian homes with the desire to raise children who are knowledgeable and well-balanced disciples of Christ. The answer seems obvious: choose God over the world. But since the experiences can differ from school to school, you should carefully explore the benefits and challenges that both systems offer for your … [Read more...]
Should you send your children to a Christian or public school?
September 21, 2012 by Steve Pavey Leave a Comment
When was the last time you had a serious theological discussion? Do you ever stop to think about what you believe and why?
April 29, 2011 by Major Fred Ash 7 Comments
Old teachers never die, they just lose their class.” With an opening like that, some of you are probably thinking that I have finally lost mine. You may be right. If so, I take solace in the fact that I am not alone. It seems that most of the Evangelical Church, including The Salvation Army, has lost its class. Bible class, Sunday school class, soldier’s class—many no longer exist or are … [Read more...]
With the Army’s support, BethanyKids offers healing and hope to disabled children in Africa
January 7, 2011 by Dr. Richard Bransford Leave a Comment
Along with her mitten-like hands, Annie had 10 toes and two Achilles tendons on each foot and her feet were turned backward. She was, however, blessed with a huge smile that was unexpected given the presence of so many physical “flaws.” Twenty years ago, my daughter, Bethany, and I made an unannounced visit to The Salvation Army Joytown Primary School for the Physically Handicapped in … [Read more...]
Is competition good for our kids or are we creating “reward junkies”?
November 17, 2010 by Peter Koehnen and Bruce Ivany 1 Comment
Competition encourages the drive for excellence. Whether it’s at school, church or sports, kids need to learn to do their best. If not, they’ll regret it later in life when doors close on important opportunities. by Peter Koehnen There is nothing inherently wrong with competition, provided it is held in the appropriate contexts. The skills children learn through healthy competition are … [Read more...]
The world’s religious leaders to send moral message to G8 and G20 political leaders
May 4, 2010 2 Comments
Since 2005, a World Religions Summit has met in conjunction with G8 meetings to offer a faith perspective to the leaders of the world’s most powerful countries. This June, the G8 and G20 will be meeting in Canada. The World Religions Summit, with international representatives from all of the world’s major religions, is scheduled for June 21-23 at the University of Winnipeg. The Canadian … [Read more...]