Category: Education

Critical Race Theory’s Destructive Impact on America

Written by Carol M. Swain

Under the guise of a venture called the “1619 Project,” revisionist history about race in America is being introduced into classrooms across America without undergoing the normal peer review expected of educational materials. August 2019 marked the birth of the project, a publication of The New York Times Magazine and the Pulitzer organization, containing a collection of essays and artistic works to commemorate the 400-year anniversary of slavery in America.… Continue Reading

A Random Dad Called Out Liz Warren…And It Was Beautiful

Written by Peter Heck

I know there are dads out there who are strangling hostile coyotes with their bare hands, and fending off California mountain lions that are closing in on their young children. But for my money, this guy gets my vote as dad of the year:

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SPOTLIGHT: Pastor Ron Citlau “You Must Be Born Again”

Written by Benjamin Smith

David Smith and Monte Larrick welcome Pastor Ron Citlau, lead pastor of Calvary Church in Orland Park, to this edition of Spotlight. Pastor Citlau shares how a 1997 encounter with the Lord transformed him and freed him from a life marked by sexual abuse, addiction to alcohol, drugs and pornography, and same-sex attraction.

In the second half of the podcast, our guest and hosts discuss Illinois’ gender-related legislation that misleads and corrupts public school students.… Continue Reading

The ‘Brave New World’ of College Campuses

Written by Dr. Everett Piper

“That is what happens to those who pluck and eat fruits at the wrong time and in the wrong way … The fruit is good, but they loathe it ever after. All get what they want; they do not always like it.” ~Aslan in C.S. Lewis’ “The Magician’s Nephew”

In “The Chronicles of Narnia,” C.S.… Continue Reading

#Snowflakes

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Alex Newman’s Speaking Tour Comes to Chicago’s South Side

Written by David E. Smith

The recent headline of a Chicago Sun-Times article alarmingly reports that a Chicago Public School watchdog is fielding 3 complaints of sexual misconduct per school day. This comes on the heels of a Chicago Tribune report last summer that exposed that Chicago public schools had more than 520 sexual assault cases all across the city over the past decade.… Continue Reading

American Education and Intellectually Bankrupt Schools

Written by Dr. Everett Piper

In a recent Washington Times column, titled “Is San Francisco the future of America?,” Lee Edwards, distinguished fellow at the B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics at The Heritage Foundation, asked, “What has happened? Why is America slouching like some rough beast — not toward Bethlehem, but Gomorrah?”

This is a question we hear almost every day.… Continue Reading

Intolerance in Academia

Written by Walter E. Williams

If you need an accurate update on some of the madness at the nation’s institutions of higher learning, check out Minding the Campus, a nonprofit independent organization. John Leo, its editor in chief, says that the organization’s prime mission is dedicated to the revival of intellectual pluralism and the best traditions of liberal education at America’s colleges and universities.… Continue Reading

Coddling College Campuses and a Crippled Culture

Written by Dr. Everett Piper

Summer is over. School has started. Students from coast to coast have returned to their college campuses, and the nation waits with bated breath as to what will happen next.

Will the self-absorbed snowflake insanity persist? Will you continue to hear cries of “you offended me” and “trigger warnings” in the halls of the academy?… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: Part Two of Our Conversation With Pastor Lindstrom

Written by David E. Smith

To start off September, this edition of Spotlight features part two of Monte Larrick and David Smith’s conversation with Pastor Calvin Lindstrom. The gentlemen stress the need to prioritize Christian education and explore various ways parents can implement faith-based education for their children. Pastor Lindstrom also details the important distinctives, advantages and opportunities of an academically-sound and biblically-solid education.… Continue Reading