A nativity scene will be displayed at Florida’s Capitol throughout the holiday season. A private group called the Florida Nativity Scene Committee with the help of law firm Thomas More Society paid for the scene and will set it up in Tallahassee on Tuesday.
A South Florida professor placed on administrative leave over an educational firestorm is now defending himself. Deandre Poole, 32, a professor at Florida Atlantic University was embroiled in controversy when a student complained he was unfairly suspended from class for not writing the word ”Jesus” on a piece of paper and stomping on it as part of a class exercise.
A student at Florida Atlantic University said he was unfairly suspended from his Intercultural Communications class because he refused to step on Jesus.
For Christians, Good Friday is symbolic of the day Jesus was crucified over 2,000 years ago.
Across South Florida, and around the world, the clock did not stop, earthquakes did not tumble buildings, and the skies did not crack open. In other words, the world did not end as a fringe Christian radio group, the “Family Radio” had predicted.
If you believe a fringe Christian radio group, then you’ve got a little more than 24 hours to either party it up, or repent for your sins. Because according to the “Family Radio” network, 6 p.m. Saturday will be when the “rapture” begins and the end of days begins.