“The liberal Warren Court (1953-1969) may have envisioned attaining freedom from religion by the removal of prayer and the Bible from public education in their Engel v. Vitale (1962) and Abington School District v. Schempp (1963) decisions. What they really brought about, however, was not neutrality toward religion, but “a religion of secularism.”
Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart 1958 to 1981
The fruits of secularism are coming home to roost in Oregon.
On July 22, 2019, Life Site News published an article titled, Oregon mandates K-12 LGBT identity curricula. The legislature’s bill Summary states. . .
“public school children will be exposed to content regarding sexuality in all courses dealing with civics, economics, geography, government, and history.”
The report said, “roles and contributions” of historical personages would be highlighted in course-work for their sexuality and gender identities rather than their accomplishments or contributions.”
Amongst other criticisms, Gilley stated that the “already small and shrinking amount of classroom time that students have to learn basic facts” must now be “reallocated according to an ideological entitlement program.”
Did you read, hear, or see anything about this in any of Oregon’s liberal media outlets, church pulpits, bulletins or web sites?
Gov. Kate Brown (D) signed the bill into law on June 4. It goes into effect on January 1, 2020.
Thanks Kate and democrat wrecking crew for further entrenching your radical political ideology into our schools and the minds of our children! What a public servant you are!
On July 16th, in a Blog titled “The Disaster That Is American Christianity” (cf. below link), David Lane quoted Wallbuilder’s President David Barton, that…
“Only 10% of Christians have a Biblical worldview; only 14% read the Bible on a daily basis, and only 2.8% of American pastors are willing to apply the Bible to current issues,” confirming the assertions of Kilpatrick.
On July 25th, Rasmussen reported their July 17-18 survey found that only 61% of American Adults believe children should be required to say the Pledge of Allegiance every morning at school, down from a high of 77% in late 2008. (28%) were opposed, and 11% were “undecided”, a 16% drop in 10 years!
What does it say when 39% are opposed or undecided when it comes to pledging their allegiance to the United States of America? Or when our pulpits are silent about what is being taught our children in government schools?
Why didn’t you speak up in your churches, the public square, at school board meetings, State Legislatures, and to your local elected officials? Are you not the moral conscience of your flock, city, town, county, and state? Our moral and spiritual shepherds with the Word of God in hand?
Where in the Scriptures did our LORD command you to hand over the responsibility to educate and train up our children… to the state?
The Prophet Hosea, speaking ‘the word of the LORD’ to the priests of Israel and Judah, wrote . . .
“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge,” and then wrote, “because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children” (Hosea 4:6),
(The priests and their flocks lost them for not taking their responsibility seriously. God did not.)
We are losing our children because we are “asleep” as warned by Jesus in
Woe unto us and our children if we do NOT!
Our Father, Who art in heaven, stir anew the fire of righteousness in the hearts of Oregon parents, grandparents, pastors, shepherds, church boards, and all who are charged with protecting, and nurturing the hearts, minds and souls of all children under their care. Remind us all that we will stand before our creator on that Day to answer for our lives and service to Him Who was, and is, and is to come, including the nurture and admonition of our children.
“For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God.”
II Corinthians 10:4-5
Pray for our nation’s leaders, our pastors, and for the Body of Christ to find their voice in the war against the Left’s Efforts to destroy the nation.
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