Month: October 2016

California bill educates Christian colleges
News

California bill educates Christian colleges

California Senate bill, SB 1146, that seeks to regulate the way LGBT students are treated at faith-based colleges, recently passed after months of amendments and ongoing conversations between faith-based universities and the legislators in the state of California. The bill will go into effect at the beginning of the 2017-2018 […]

Clown sightings in Siloam spark concern
News

Clown sightings in Siloam spark concern

Several individuals wearing clown masks have been spotted across John Brown University’s campus  in early October following the recent trend of clown sightings around the United States. The sightings took place at various locations such as the Dogwood Trail near Hutcheson Hall, the intermural fields, and near Balzar Technology Center. […]

Planning to get a new hobby?
Lifestyles

Planning to get a new hobby?

When most of us think of planning, we think of a drab colored sheet with the days of our week written out and being bluntly monopolized by large blocks of homework, chores and meetings. When Emily Burney thinks of planning, her opinion is unique. What comes to Burney’s mind is […]

Firearm club promotes safety
Uncategorized

Firearm club promotes safety

In the fall semester of 2015, several construction management students had an idea for a club not seen on the JBU campus before: a club where students can learn how to use firearms, practice recreational shooting and possibly even enter into competitions with other schools all over the nation. With […]

Editorial

Support racial identity

White house proposes new category   The White House proposed to add a new racial category on census forms in 2020 for people from the Middle East and North Africa, according to USAToday. The article said that there are an estimated 3.6 million Arab-Americans in the United States. However, including […]

Christians: stand up for religious freedom
Opinion

Christians: stand up for religious freedom

On October 5 the Siloam Springs Herald Leader published a front page column about how the Siloam Springs school bus drivers can no longer play religious music, or turn on KLRC. Apparently, the school district received a letter from the Freedom from Religion Foundation by a “concerned parent” arguing that […]

Go and make disciples
Opinion

Go and make disciples

At some point, the modern church’s perception of Christ’s commandment to go and make disciples was drastically altered and confined into a future ideal of great achievement. Far too often when I hear Christ’s call to “go and make disciples of all nations,” my mind jumps to God’s calling in […]

Opinion

Friendship vital for health

Aristotle said, “In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. They keep the young out of mischief; they comfort and aid the old in their weakness, and they incite those in the prime of life to noble deeds.” Based on years of medical and psychological […]