High public trust in major religious, cultural, political and economic institutions is a bell weather marker for a strong, robust and effective nation. Confidence in these institutions lend credibility and public support to their work. America, however, is in
Eagle River resident Michael Hughes spent decades as a prominent member of the LGBTQ community in Alaska, but has since abandoned the lifestyle to embrace the teachings of Jesus Christ. Arriving in Anchorage in 1977 as part of the Air National Guard, he was
The Alaska United Methodist Conference, which encompasses 27 churches across the state, joined partner congregations from the greater Pacific Northwest in affirming the “divine gift of free will” to choose abortion, and denouncing the U.S. Supreme
In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that high school football coach Joseph Kennedy has a constitutional right to privately pray on the football field without being fired by the school district. Kennedy’s employment at Bremerton School District
In what many are praising as a victory for religious schools across the nation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 21 that the State of Maine was unlawfully discriminating against religious schools by barring them from participating in a tuition aid program
Alaska’s largest hospital, which advertises itself as a “Catholic” institution, has gone all in with promoting and celebrating transgenderism, bisexuality, cross sex hormones and LGBTQ “Pride Month.” A June 3 post on Providence Alaska Medical
Many parents have removed their children from public schools in favor of private education, both in Alaska and around the nation. This is occurring despite financial hardships due to Covid-related unemployment, high gas prices and growing inflation. The
While the vast majority of American adults still profess a belief in God, their ranks are shrinking, according to a new study published by Gallup. According to a May survey, 81% of U.S. adults now believe in God, which is six percentage points lower than 2017
Amid mass confusion among young people surrounding gender identity and human sexuality, an Anchorage-based apologetics group is planning to tackle some of the most difficult questions of our age. Wisdom Apologetics will address these issues with an upcoming
As the Alaska Department of Law considers the legality of using state funds to pay for private education costs, Attorney General Treg Taylor has recused himself from reviewing all matters involving the use of homeschool allotments for this purpose. Taylor’s
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