Posts Tagged ‘Gideons International’

Church Politicking

Before American service personnel head off for training, they must make a final stop a Military Entrance Processing Station to have a final physical exam, take the oath of office for joining the armed forces and  get their own copy of the Bible.

That’s right. Some of these stations have allowed Gideons International, the group well-known for providing Bibles in […] Read More

Religion in Public Schools

For as long as anyone can remember, South Iron R-1 School District in rural Missouri gave Gideons International exclusive access to students in fifth-grade classrooms. The missionaries were allowed to come in, give a short presentation and hand out Bibles to the children.

No one really objected until 2005, when a parent saw the Bible her daughter […] Read More