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In George Orwell's book, Animal Farm, all animals were equal, but some were more equal than others.  How equal will Christian colleges be under the Equality Act?

If the Senate Passes the Equality Act . . .

On February 25, 2021, Congress again passed an attempt to legislate immoral morality, the “Equality Act.” One wonders, is this act from Animal Farm or the funny farm.  It would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include “gender identity” and “sexual orientation” as protected classes in areas of employment, housing, public accommodations, education, […]

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Going Online

Adapting to the Times: Suggestions for “Going Online”

COVID-19 has brought about myriad challenges in higher education. Regrettably, some institutions have even capsized. However, others have proven resilient, sailing into the winds of the difficult storms of the year. One significant challenge concerns the business of teaching, with a majority of institutions adapting their approaches to classroom instruction in one way or another. […]

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Assessment of Spiritual Outcomes

Should Christian Colleges Be Publicly Accountable for Spiritual Outcomes?: A Report on Responses from College Personnel

When families entrust their sons and daughters to a Christian college, they are likely to expect some positive spiritual outcomes, but have too often been stunned to find their child’s faith and personal relationship with the Almighty shattered. Many prospective students are concerned, too. One of the factors that my son weighed while he considered […]

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Federal Student Financial  Aid (FAFSA) and the differences between accrediting agencies

ABHE, ATS & TRACS: Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Qualifications

Christian colleges and universities are elgible to distribute Federal Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) when achieving candidacy or accreditation status, depending on the accreditation agency. See the table below for qualifications regarding ABHE, ATS, and TRACS accreditation process. ABHE ATS TRACS Upon achieving candidacy, ABHE’s status with the US Department of Education allows their schools to […]

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Christian Academia Books Recommended by Larry McKinney

Who should Christian college leaders ask for book recommendations?   Larry McKinney’s broad range of experience in Christian academia makes him an ideal candidate. He has served as president of Simpson University, Providence University College and Seminary, and the Association of Canadian Bible Colleges. As executive director of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), […]

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School Closed

How Federal Regulations Could Reduce Faith-Based Worker Supply as It Has Already Done to Health Care Worker Supply

The progressive agenda may not always clearly communicate what it is for, but when it comes to what it opposes, the evidence is everywhere. Exhibit A includes recent aggressive actions against religious and conservative organizations—including educational institutions—at the hands of federal, state, and local officials. Refuge in the judicial branch appears to be a false […]

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