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Amid falling satisfaction with K-12 education and a doubling of American parents that planned to home-school their children this year, the home school advocacy group Texas Home School Coalition (THSC) expects high withdrawal numbers this semester according to Texas Education Agency (TEA) data collected in a release this week ...

A Montrose drinking establishment might have been the first LGBTQ+ bar in America to have served as a presidential polling place on Election Day. Buddy’s, a gay bar at 2409 Grant Street, welcomed about 200 voters on Tuesday, said Christopher Barry, the bar’s owner. Voters were treated to music by DJ Melle Mel on the back patio, music on the jukebox inside, and an impromptu drag show by Joy to the Polls ...

A church in Texas is mourning the death of their pastor and his wife after a head-on crash in southeastern New Mexico. Their three children, who were injured in the accident, are beginning life without their mom and dad ...

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has sent a follow-up letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper raising his concerns about "religious discrimination" in the Department of Defense (DOD) and how the department should address "its culture of hostility towards religion." "The Department must do better. It must take affirmative steps to stop those in its ranks from targeting ..."

Ed Young, founding and senior pastor of Fellowship Church, is challenging churches across the U.S. to reopen their doors, warning that the spiritual ramifications of refusing to meet outweigh the hype of the coronavirus pandemic ...

Texas has seen a surge of COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, prompting the White House’s coronavirus task force coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx, to call the state one of “three New Yorks.” Some have even blamed the state’s early attempt to reopen as the cause of surge. While the surge needs to be taken seriously, there are reasons to be optimistic ...

One Houston doctor is fighting for a drug combination with which she has successfully treated over 350 Covid-19 patients. She says that given in the early stages of the virus, the drug is an effective treatment and can also be given as a prophylaxis for high risk patients. Stella Immanuel, MD, is a primary care physician who runs an urgent care and pediatric clinic and also works in ...

Finding unity in shared Christian values, not racial division or political posturing, was the message that undergirded the recent Pastors' Breakfast hosted by the Texas Pastor Council on July 9, 2020, in Pearland, TX. Pastors of "every color, every corner" of central and north Brazoria County and region, and area elected officials and law enforcement leaders participated in the Pastors' Critical Issues Briefing that included ...

Yesterday, after 15 ½ hrs. of some 250+ virtual testimonies about the revising of Health Education curriculum standards (TEKS), the Texas State Board of Education finally finished at 1:10 A. M. this morning ... To save time and space, I have only addressed the Reproductive and Sexual Health Strand in this article ...

Governor Greg Abbott announced a temporary pause on any further phases to reopen Texas as the state responds to an increase in positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Businesses that were permitted to open under the previous phases can continue to operate at the designated occupancy levels and under the minimum standard health protocols provided by the ...