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  • TFRStaff 6:02 am on 2016-08-23 Permalink | Reply
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    Helping Christian Public School Teachers “Be Ready” (Apologetics Press) 

    At a recent Apologetics Press speaking engagement, a Christian public school teacher related to me some distressing news about happenings at the elementary school where she teaches. She explained that reading is heavily emphasized, which is a good thing. However, because the students are being required to read so much material each month and take computer tests over the material they are reading, the students are running across more evolutionary propaganda in their school libraries: especially false teaching about dinosaurs, the evolutionary origin of mankind, and the Big Bang theory.  Read >>

  • Eugene Adkins 7:04 am on 2014-01-10 Permalink | Reply
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    Jesus isn’t allowed in school? What’s new?! 

    There’s a news story out there on the web about a 6-year-old who was told by his teacher that “Jesus is not allowed in school” after bringing some candy canes for his classmates with a religiously themed note attached. Now I personally understand that the teacher was trying to use words that a 6-year-old could understand, but I also understand that explaining something in its simplicity does not do away with the truth, that being that the school is not interested in having Jesus around.

    Schools can’t have Jesus around, huh? So what’s hanging around schools since Jesus isn’t allowed anymore? Contraceptives without the parent’s knowledge? Sure. Telling kids how to have sex instead of educating about sex? Sure. Teachers having sex with kids? Sure. Kids dressing like they’re ready for the late night streets and the beach? Sure. Kids relentlessly physically and mentally torturing other kids? Sure. Kids buying and selling drugs? Sure. Kids disrespecting and threatening their teachers? Sure. Kids taking the lives of others kids? Unfortunately and sadly, sure.

    Why wouldn’t you encourage a 6-year-old boy who will soon be a 16-year-old young man to bring someone to school who can teach the other kids to love and respect their parents, to love and respect their self, to love and respect their fellow students, and to love and respect their teacher? We wouldn’t want kids growing up to do that would we?!

    Look at the major problems that schools are dealing with today – large dropout rates, graduated ignorance, out-of-wedlock children having children, drugs, gangs and school shootings. Why didn’t this stuff happen 40 to 50 years ago anywhere close to the way it happens today? Is it because you couldn’t drop out of school? Nope. Is it because there weren’t any kids not interested in learning? Nope. Is it because kids weren’t capable of having sex? Nope. Is it because there was no such thing as a group of punks? Nope. Is it because there were no drugs? Nope. Is it because there were no guns? Nope.

    One of the biggest contributing factors may just be that the last generation of adults were more interested in telling Jesus to stay home instead of coming to school with the kids resulting in a generation that doesn’t know about the Lord, because of a generation that didn’t want to know about him, thus resulting in a generation of kids who are being given an education for their physical side but are being deprived and starved of an education for the side that helps to temper the physical one.

    So Jesus isn’t allowed in school? Where’s that getting our culture and our children?

    And also all that generation were gathered unto their fathers: and there arose another generation after them, which knew not the Lord, nor yet the works which he had done for Israel.” (Judges 2:10)

    • Bernard Barton 7:20 am on 2014-01-10 Permalink | Reply

      BUT: Muslim is allowed in schools today-trouble is our country is going the same way Israel of old did-
      She turned way from God-and became like other nations-which is what she wanted & left God-
      America has forsaken God and like Peter did flirting with the enemy-SATAN!

    • scatterwisdom 7:20 am on 2014-01-10 Permalink | Reply

      Seems we somehow decided in our public schools to teach every subject under the sun except wisdom and morality. Maybe that is why we read and hear the news every day about foolish actions that take place daily all over the world.

      Ancient wisdom recognized a person as having achieved wisdom when they lived a long and righteous lifestyle. Today we witnessing higher rates of suicide from both depressed minds and zealot terrorists, a sure sign of hopelessness in our world.

      What the world needs now in addition to love is wisdom.

      Regards and good will blogging.

      • Eugene Adkins 11:04 am on 2014-01-11 Permalink | Reply

        Yes, you’re right, it’s the wrong life-style that our culture is enamored with today. Thanks for commenting.

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