When I recently took a stand against a worldly and abusive sexual education curriculum in my school district, my words reached a popular conservative commentator for television and radio. It’s funny how we tend to see only one thing God is doing when something magnificent happens and realize later that God was doing many things in that same situation simultaneously (say that five times fast). While I was reeling from the shock of my words reaching so many ears, Glenn Beck was hosting an amazing lady on that same radio broadcast. She is the founder of For Kids and Country and was ready to fight for me the moment she heard my letter. I was surprised to hear her vow to help me stay employed if my school acted unfavorably toward my rejection of their curriculum. At first I thought she was merely touched by my willingness to follow through so boldly. But, she was about so much more!
My favorite verse is Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. The very first part of it tells us that everything under heaven has a perfect time it is supposed to happen. Every email, phone call, new acquaintance, conversation, and revelation happens exactly when God knows it will serve Him best. A few days after the radio show, I was able to finally talk to Rebecca Friedrichs in an email but it was weeks before we reached each other by phone. I thought we would just exchange pleasantries and wish each other well as sisters fighting for decent education. Instead, we had so much to talk about that we couldn’t even fit half of it into an hour long phone call. Rebecca and I decided to meet. Despite a few states existing between the two of us, I was thrilled to let her know that I would be flying her way in March. I have never been to California and thought it would be great for my husband and I to squeeze in a vacation as well. I love to see new places and travel, so I am beyond excited! I will be sure to bring back stories from the coast in a future article.
Rebecca had sent me a copy of her book Standing Up To Goliath, before we actually talked, and my eyes were opened to so much I didn’t know about the control school unions have and the corrupt things they are doing with that power that are nothing short of left wing political indoctrination and child abuse. I felt I had just stepped off the farm and emerged into the ghetto. The more I read, the more aware I was of my lack of knowledge. So many children are being led daily into the deceptive clutches of Satan and we are not fighting hard enough to save them. In fact, our inaction is silent endorsement. Unacceptable! Matthew 18:6-7 says, “But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to sin, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were drowned in the depth of the sea. Woe to the world because of offenses! For offenses must come, but woe to that man by whom the offense comes!” So God knew the schools would become this corrupt, but the consequences will be unthinkably painful. And woe to the NEA and everyone else who is facilitating this destructive curriculum. I would not want to be in their shoes when their punishment comes. If you hear nothing else, hear this my friends…if we remain silent, it WILL get worse. We WILL watch our children go through unspeakable harm. But we have God ordained authority over this situation. We have the right and obligation to step up and rebuke these unacceptable school practices and restore morals and innocence in our students. We have the duty to restore the authority of parents over their children and empower them to boldly embrace their God-given role. Whew! I almost started singing!!
“And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.” Deuteronomy 6:6-7 NKJV
Public schools started more than a century ago with teachers, parents and students holding to this principle, teaching Scripture at every opportunity because they feared a world without knowledge of Scripture. It is time to bring the most important curriculum back, infuse it into our words and actions, and save our kids!