Giving hope to persecuted Christians since 1995
Select Page

Educator says school’s anti-Christian actions reflect society’s attitudes

ICC Note

“There’s a growing hostility toward Christianity in the culture at large, and you’re naturally going to see that reflected in the culture’s number-one engine — the public school. It’s inevitable,”

By Rusty Pugh

December 13, 2007 United States (One News Now)-A teacher in North Dakota has been suspended without pay for showing a video to an eighth-grade class that talked about salvation through Jesus Christ.

…

Dr. Ed Gamble, president of the Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools, says in a politically correct culture where teachers are allowed to promote homosexuality or Islam to young pupils, no one should be surprised at the anti-Christian bias in the government-run school system.

“There’s a growing hostility toward Christianity in the culture at large, and you’re naturally going to see that reflected in the culture’s number-one engine — the public school. It’s inevitable,” he says. “Why would we be surprised? It’s been coming for 50 years. And now that the fruit’s on the tree, we’re all deeply concerned about it; but we’ve been watching the tree grow for 50 years.”

…

[Go to the Full Story]