News of Note: The Faith of Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey

Jackie Robinson Shaking Branch Rickey's Hand

1. “Jackie Robinson a man of faith: Column” – Eric Metaxas describes the faith that both Jackie Robison and Branch Rickey had that wasn’t depicted in the movie “42”. (USA Today)

If you have never seen the 1950 biopic “The Jackie Robinson Story” with Jackie Robinson playing himself, here it is on YouTube:

2. Controversy at Liberty University Due to Destructive Counseling and Immorality

Christian News’ articles on Liberty University controvery

“Liberty Univ. Under Fire for ‘Destructive’ Counseling, Winking at Sexual Immorality on Campus” – Did Liberty University staff give proper counsel about former student’s homosexuality? Another former student verifies Brandon Ambrosino’s description of immorality at Liberty University’s campus.

“Liberty Student Turned ‘Gay’ Counseled to ‘Like Himself,’ Tells of ‘Homoerotic Man Games’ on Campus” – Former gay student at Liberty University describes counseling he received from Liberty staff and immorality at campus.

Denny Burk on Brandon Ambrosino’s article

“Being gay at Jerry Falwell’s university” – Denny Burk’s commentary on former Liberty student Brandon Ambrosino’s The Atlantic article. (DennyBurk.com)

Brandon Ambrosino’s The Atlantic article

“Being Gay at Jerry Falwell’s University” – Brandon Ambrosino’s article on being gay at Liberty University (The Atlantic)

3. Kermit Gosnell Trial

“9 Things You Should Know About the Gosnell Infanticide and Murder Trial” – Joe Carter gives us nine facts about the trial of child murderer Kermit Gosnell. (The Gospel Coaltion)

“Kermit Gosnell and the Gospel” – Russell Moore on Kermit Gosnell and the Gospel. (Moore to the Point)

“Philadelphia abortion clinic horror” – USA Today’s article on the virtual media silence related to the coverage of the Kermit Gosnell trial. (USA Today)

“You don’t have to oppose abortion rights to find late-term abortion abhorrent or to find the Gosnell trial eminently newsworthy. This is not about being “pro-choice” or “pro-life.” It’s about basic human rights. The deafening silence of too much of the media, once a force for justice in America, is a disgrace.” – Kirsten Powers, USA Today

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