Revive Alaska Outreach is the hub for Christians desiring to revive the spiritual and moral life of Alaska. It is a multi-church partnership where believers gather to pray, listen to speakers, share evangelism strategies, and plan community outreach. The
“We live in a culture that is at best morally indifferent. A culture in which Judeo-Christian values are mocked and where immorality in high places is not only ignored but even rewarded in the voting booth. A culture in which violence, banality, meanness,
There’s nothing like national media coverage over a local controversy to liven up a school board meeting in Alaska. In the wake of the Mat-Su Borough School Board’s April 22 decision to pull five controversial books from the list of recommended reading in
Mat-Su residents are meeting this Saturday, Feb. 15, In the first of what will be a monthly meeting to educate and mobilize area Christians to engage politics and culture. Organizer Candy Sunderland said inspiration for the event came on the heels of a past
Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced his “Conversations with Alaskans” town hall series, to engage Alaskans on their vision of the state’s future. The first event is Monday, Feb. 3 with others to follow with community leaders, business groups, non-profits,
For those willing to engage in a frank and open discussion about abortion, the upcoming “Brave Conversations” event in Anchorage is the place to be on Jan. 23. The monthly event tackles a range of hot-button topics such as global warming, cultural
Calling anything “political” is now akin to an outright insult. Even politicians shy away from the “political” label these days. The word, however, simply means “pertaining to public affairs.” Anything dealing with people is political. Pretending
Jan. 9 is the next meeting for a group of Fairbanks educators working on a curriculum update that includes books and material that expose students to controversial LGBT sexual ideologies. The Curriculum Advisory Committee for the Fairbanks North Star Borough
Why indeed? This is a question I have asked myself time and again throughout the process of developing and launching this news agency. For years I have traveled in many overlapping political circles. I have friends who fall on polar opposite sides of
Benjamin Franklin, wrote that “Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government: When this support is taken away, the constitution of a free society is dissolved.” Last night, I had the pleasure of watching “No Safe Spaces,” a wonderfully
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