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Falwell and His Resignation Represent Spiritual Challenges

On Aug. 25, 2020, the Christian community was startled by the unsettling sexual and financial allegations against Liberty University’s former president, Jerry Falwell, Jr. The Associated Press announced on Aug. 31 that Liberty University would launch an investigation into “all facets,” that preceded Falwell’s tenure as president before his resignation. […]

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Ministry Builds Communities for Foster Families

Nearly 424,000 children are in the United States’ the foster care system, with over five hundred children in foster homes in Northwest Arkansas alone. However, only 180 families are prepared to properly take care of these children. These devastating statistics negatively illustrate the impact on childrens’ mental health, communication skills […]

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With No New Chaplain, What Lies Ahead?

Many students were excited for the new chaplain at John Brown University but were surprised when the Office of Christian Formation released a statement regarding its newly hired chaplain, Mark Irving. This decision confused the JBU community because Irving was hired last spring as the new JBU chaplain. This decision, […]

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The Racial Silence of White Churches

Across the U.S., protests over police shootings, excessive force or related incidents against Black individuals, like George Floyd, Breonna Taylor or Jason Blake, are amplifying the conversation on racial discrimination. Americans are reflecting on the racial tensions that coexist in the American system and mentality, particularly their place in white […]

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Men Address the Impact of Faith on Masculinity

As men examine their identity, they should acknowledge their own definitions of manhood and the societal influences on their self-perception. For Matthew Bell, junior construction management major, being a man is, as he puts it, “at the base, our genetic makeup” but also “to be a strong supporter and to […]

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Students Vary on Motivations for Choosing Religious Education

As high school students search for their future college, many of them come across a label that reads “private Christian college.” Most students scroll past schools like these and turn to bigger state schools. A report done by Geneva College highlights a few myths about faith-based schools such as the […]