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Pro-Homosexual Booklet to Be Distributed to All 16,000 US School Districts
http://www.lifesitenews.com ^ | February 21, 2008 | By Hillary White

Posted on 02/26/2009 5:21:53 PM PST by Maelstorm

The 24-page booklet by the National Education Association and American Psychological Association, tells students that homosexuality is a "normal expression of human sexuality".

"What's so scary and dogmatic about this report is that it communicates that religious-based viewpoints are harmful, and even dangerous," said Candi Cushman, education analyst for Focus on the Family Action.

The booklet particularly targets the idea that homosexuality is a condition that can be changed. It instructs educators, "Schools should be careful to avoid discussions of transformational ministry in their curriculum."

Brian Raum, senior legal counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund, said that the talk of "inclusivity" in schools by homosexual groups is a veiled threat.

"What they're trying to do is create a fear factor here," he said. "There's nothing in the Constitution that would prohibit a teacher from presenting to a student all of the programs that are available, without endorsing or promoting any particular one."

The National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality, (NARTH) says that although "the aim of gay-affirmative counselling programs is humanitarian", the problem is that they do "much more" than discouraging scapegoating.

"In reality, they promote a particular worldview," present students with a set of "truth-claims that students are expected to adopt," and insist on conformity to these.

"These programs promote the value systems of a particular social group and denigrate the views of another, while at the same time, distorting science."

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Coming to a public school near you from your local teacher's union. A friend of mine told me he pays big property taxes to keep his kids in good NY public schools. This one of many reasons why I would pay anything necessary to keep mine out.
1 posted on 02/26/2009 5:21:53 PM PST by Maelstorm
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2 posted on 02/26/2009 5:23:30 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Maelstorm; wagglebee
Ping.

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
3 posted on 02/26/2009 5:23:43 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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To: wagglebee
You're too fast for me. :)

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
4 posted on 02/26/2009 5:24:18 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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To: Maelstorm

Great to see the NEA and APA are starting to recruit newer, younger homosexuals now. I guess they’re getting tired of each other. This “new direction” crap has turned this joint into one sick country.


5 posted on 02/26/2009 5:25:32 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Just being a "U.S. citizen" does not make one an American.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Did anyone ever consider that its in the APA’s best interest for people to become unhinged? I bet homosexuals are much more likely than heteros to require a shrink’s services.


6 posted on 02/26/2009 5:26:36 PM PST by rbg81 (DRAIN THE SWAMP!!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

I just happened to see it come up.


7 posted on 02/26/2009 5:26:37 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Maelstorm

8 posted on 02/26/2009 5:27:10 PM PST by robomatik ((wine plug: renascentvineyards.com cabernet sauvignon, riesling, and merlot))
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To: rbg81

Advancing
Pedophiles’
Agenda=APA


9 posted on 02/26/2009 5:30:49 PM PST by liberalism is suicide (Communism,fascism-no matter how you slice socialism, its still baloney)
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To: ConorMacNessa

onward pillow biters!


10 posted on 02/26/2009 5:30:57 PM PST by brivette
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To: Maelstorm

“In reality, they promote a particular worldview,” present students with a set of “truth-claims that students are expected to adopt,” and insist on conformity to these.”

Who the F do the public schools think they are, expecting students to adopt and conform to something that they might find repugnant or against their religious principles? Do public school students even think twice about conforming to the garbage that spews from the mouths of these so-called “educators?”


11 posted on 02/26/2009 5:34:22 PM PST by goldi
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To: Maelstorm

All to groom the next crop of possible initiates.


12 posted on 02/26/2009 5:35:03 PM PST by exit82 (The Obama Cabinet: There was more brainpower on Gilligan's Island.)
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To: Maelstorm

Bill Ayers and friends have taken over the education system. That was there plan and we let them do it. We should have stormed D.C. in protest. I’m afraid it may be too late. I’m glad I’m not a kid who will have to grow up in this crap.


13 posted on 02/26/2009 5:35:04 PM PST by Terry Mross (I Hate All Politicians, Republicans Included.)
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To: Maelstorm

That does it! Between the gay agenda and Planned Parenthood’s quest to make sure that teenagers have sex and abort as often as possible, we have a concerted effort to lead this generation of kids into immoral, confused lives. Public schools are not safe for kids.


14 posted on 02/26/2009 5:36:42 PM PST by Faith
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To: wagglebee

Big deal. I live in Hollywood. Every class is indoctrinated with this crap.


15 posted on 02/26/2009 5:36:51 PM PST by max americana
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To: Maelstorm

I watched the Fountainhead on youtube today...Here’s Ellsworth Toohey celebrating his victory:

“So you were after power, Mr. Wynand -— and you thought you were a practical man. You left to impractical intellectuals like me the whole field of ideas to corrupt as we please while you were busy making money. You thought money was power. Is it, Mr. Wynand? You poor amateur!”

This is the leftist approach to public education. We let them handle it, and now we are beginning to reap the consequences. 0bama voters, moral equivalence, and the suppression of Christian culture.

Where do your kids go to school?


16 posted on 02/26/2009 5:40:01 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (American Revolution II -- overdue.)
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To: Maelstorm
Brave New World indeed..

"Welcome to the World State, where “all men are physico-chemically equal” and “everybody’s happy now.” People are conditioned by genetic engineering, electric shocks, and hypnopaedic repetition to accept these and other mantras as the sum of their identities, to promote complacency and simple desires. Sexually, people are uniformly promiscuous—“everyone belongs to everyone else”—avoiding those neuroses rooted in repression or exclusive attachments. Erotic experimentation begins at six or eight years old. Economically, the society has subscribed so thoroughly to mass consumerism that the consumers themselves have been commodified. “Taught to acquire an infinity of gimcrack objects,” as one early reviewer said, they spend their labor mindlessly producing the things that in their leisure they mindlessly consume. And, as one character explains, “if ever by some unlucky chance such a crevice of time should yawn in the solid substance of their distractions, there is always soma, delicious soma, half a gramme for a half-holiday, a gramme for a week-end, two grammes for a trip to the gorgeous East, three for a dark eternity on the moon.” A dream drug without side effects, soma assuages every hurt or unmet need, from boredom to impotence to insecurity to chagrin, and all other “miseries of space and time.”... Aldous Huxley, Brave new World.

17 posted on 02/26/2009 5:43:14 PM PST by tflabo
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To: Maelstorm
The booklet particularly targets the idea that homosexuality is a condition that can be changed

Yet these are the same people who see no problems the idea of a person going under the surgeon's knife so that their gender can be physically 'changed'.

18 posted on 02/26/2009 5:47:58 PM PST by eclecticEel (Wall Street isn't a charity ... so why are we giving them money?)
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To: wagglebee
YOU SAW IT COME UP??


AAARGH ..
19 posted on 02/26/2009 5:48:36 PM PST by bethybabes69
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To: Maelstorm

what dumbasses!


20 posted on 02/26/2009 6:03:43 PM PST by Waco
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The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world is a more true statement than he who dies with the most toys wins. They made the latter popular because they realized they needed the former to create their socialist changes.

My kids do attend public schools. I do not make enough money to have the privilege of private education, and I have to work so homeschooling is not an option. That said, I did not allow them to become indoctrinated with the liberal garbage they spew. Both my sons are activists in the sense that they engage and win arguments and debates in the classroom about the very things we speak about on Freerepublic, especially my older son, who has been in honors courses most of his life. There is much more latitude in these classes for discussion on morality, values, and politics.

While my son was one of only 3 in his total classes who supported McCain in the election, he shredded all takers who would try and support Obama, and at the very least pointed out to the class that racism is alive and well when supporting a man of color because of color and not on positions and issues is how you decide to vote. When he got a real pain in the neck, I gave him a line he loved that I learned on here; I voted against his white half LOL. (it is quite a racially mixed school btw)

If you have done your job as a parent, they can survive and even thrive in public school. Mine constantly point out error and contradiction in their lessons and drive their teachers nuts :) . I feel that by them being there, they are getting real world lessons in how people think, and they won’t be shocked when they get into the real world and people are so different than them. It is also just about the only real world experience my older son is going to have with this kind of people on a daily basis, as he enters seminary in 2010.

These daily walks he takes helps him to see the evil he will be fighting, and how these people tick. While its not for everyone, and you must challenge everything that goes on, they are the salt and the light in the public school system, and they do cause some to think.......


21 posted on 02/26/2009 6:05:32 PM PST by wombtotomb (since its "above his paygrade", why can't we err on the side of caution about when life begins?)
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To: brivette

How about next screwing the sheep out back is normal? or maybe sleeping with the monkey, having a glass of wine or two with the chimp?

Where the hell does this stop?


22 posted on 02/26/2009 6:05:56 PM PST by reefdiver (How do you keep the Conservative a Conservative, in Washington DC ?)
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To: eclecticEel

Now isn’t that some irony? That is what is so twilight zone like about liberalism. It is so clearly mad that sometimes it is just hard to pinpoint just one thing that defines the madness. Thank you for effectively doing just that.


23 posted on 02/26/2009 6:06:10 PM PST by Maelstorm (While private sector workers lose jobs, union civil servants get a raise. Only in America.)
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To: Maelstorm

Ping to send to the local school district.


24 posted on 02/26/2009 6:07:59 PM PST by OriginalChristian (If you can't get Life right, nothing else you think or say matters....)
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To: reefdiver
Where the hell does this stop?

Do you think we should execute homosexuals?

What do you want to do with them?

25 posted on 02/26/2009 6:16:50 PM PST by Doe Eyes
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To: Maelstorm

homosexuality is a “normal expression of human sexuality”......>>>

Right! So if everyone was homosexual, we could save the planet from humans. There wouldn’t be any more humans. This is just plain bunk!!

Do a little research and you will find out that the APA is composed of loads of homos!! They study psychology to figure out why they are so screwed up.


26 posted on 02/26/2009 6:23:25 PM PST by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: Maelstorm
The booklet particularly targets the idea that homosexuality is a condition that can be changed.

While its core reason for being is to change the heterosexual condition.

Homosexual activism is the sharp tip of Satan's spear -- where it cuts, worse damage follows.

27 posted on 02/26/2009 6:30:45 PM PST by polymuser (Wake up, America!)
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To: Terry Mross
Bill Ayers and friends have taken over the education system. That was there plan and we let them do it. We should have stormed D.C. in protest. I’m afraid it may be too late. I’m glad I’m not a kid who will have to grow up in this crap.
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No amount of protesting would have saved or fixed the government schools. They were an evil idea from the beginning.

The government schools were, are now, and always will be a socialist idea whose goal is to turn the U.S. citizen into a sheeple.

The government schools have been working at this since the mid, late, and early 20th century. It took a few generations to finally wear down tradition sufficiently to produce teachers and administrators who ( being sufficiently indoctrinated themselves) are more than willing to take a paycheck for cooperating and working with evil.

28 posted on 02/26/2009 6:30:51 PM PST by wintertime
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To: wombtotomb
I have to work so homeschooling is not an option.
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Congratulations with the good work you have done with your kids. From your post they seem older and moving them out of the schools at this point wouldn't make much sense...but..there are many single parents, and two working parent families, that homeschool.

For those working parents who work and would like to homeschool, I would suggest contacting your local homeschooling group. Perhaps they can help a working parent find a way to get their kids out of the govenrment indoctrination camps.

( But...again...You have done a great job with your kids and there would little reason at this point to remove them from the government schools.)

As for salt and light....Your children are the exception. Most of the children whose parents think they would be salt just get trampled in the wayside. Being a missionary is serious adult work. Christ never sent out children to be missionary. He used seasoned men.

29 posted on 02/26/2009 6:42:34 PM PST by wintertime
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To: Maelstorm; LucyT; STARWISE; BP2; unspun; seekthetruth; ExTexasRedhead; Frantzie; Chief Engineer; ...

ping


30 posted on 02/26/2009 6:59:34 PM PST by BonRad (As Rome goes so goes the world)
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To: wintertime

They are older now, and I did homeschool for a over a year.I was a stay at home mom for many years. They were in an excellent school for most of their young lives and when things went downhill I started to homeschool. They missed the everyday of the school as I did not start them out as homeschoolers. It is a tough transition to make when they are used to going to school every day. After they went back to school, our a/c business started to falter, and I had to go to work to make ends meet.

While I know seasoned men were used to be missionaries, they preached to men. It seems as though kids hear other kids better, and trust each other more. They are no different than any other kids except I expected them to live their values, and stand up for them. I only wish more parents would stop lowering the bar, as all children are capable of so much more than is asked of them. My favorite thing to remind young people I know, including mine, is God himself felt that at 15 the Virgin Mary was ready to handle being the Mother of the Word Made Flesh, so don’t whine about algebra :)


31 posted on 02/26/2009 7:02:58 PM PST by wombtotomb (since its "above his paygrade", why can't we err on the side of caution about when life begins?)
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To: Maelstorm

The kids do not, and never will, buy this pro homo propaganda.
Trust me, they will continue to laugh their @$$es off at this kind of stuff.


32 posted on 02/26/2009 7:05:21 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: wombtotomb
It seems as though kids hear other kids better, and trust each other more.
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Your children are doing well and I offer my sincerest congratulations. Given your particular children and your special family, you have obviously made good decisions.

But...Generally ( overall) missionary work to children is still an adult’s job. The surest and most effective way to bring a child into Christ's fold is to bring in his parents. Also, children are immature. They are bombarded continually with a God-less worldview in their government schools. This atheistic proselytizing too often converts the religious child to secularism rather than the other way around.

Another “but”....But, each child and family is different and yours are doing well. Again..Congratulations!

By the way...I bet Mary was homeschooled.

33 posted on 02/26/2009 7:32:52 PM PST by wintertime
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To: Doe Eyes
Dumb question, without any rational forethought. IOW, don't be spewing that garbage here. Thank you.
34 posted on 02/26/2009 8:33:29 PM PST by gidget7 (Duncan Hunter-Valley Forge Republican!)
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To: Islander7
Exactly why almost every shrink is of no help whatsoever. Almost.
35 posted on 02/26/2009 8:34:57 PM PST by gidget7 (Duncan Hunter-Valley Forge Republican!)
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To: Lancey Howard
Some laugh yes, even more won't until they get out of sight of the teacher. Still others, who just can't stomach it, drop out. I have known some that did. They finished their education online or through homeschooling, but bailed on the public schools. Makes one wonder how many in the statistics of “drop out rate” fall into that category.
36 posted on 02/26/2009 8:39:54 PM PST by gidget7 (Duncan Hunter-Valley Forge Republican!)
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To: gidget7
They finished their education online or through homeschooling, but bailed on the public schools.

About 15 years ago my next-door neighbors pulled their three kids out of the government schools and homeschooled them. More recently, my brother pulled his two younger kids out of the government schools and they are also now homeschooled. (The oldest already graduated, so it was too late for him.)

It's easier than ever in today's computer age to get your kids away from the amoral, debasing, horrific influence of the government schools and their teachers unions. A lot of homeschool courses are taken on-line.

37 posted on 02/26/2009 8:54:59 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: max americana

Big deal?

Big deal that 0bama won, big deal that the country is being destroyed from within, big deal that racists, marxist thugs are charge.

Big deal that the next generation of children will be twisted beyond repair.

Your attitude is one that helps the destruction.


38 posted on 02/26/2009 9:16:32 PM PST by little jeremiah (Leave illusion, come to the truth. Leave the darkness, come to the light.)
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To: Doe Eyes

Go post pro-homosexual crap elsewhere.


39 posted on 02/26/2009 9:18:06 PM PST by little jeremiah (Leave illusion, come to the truth. Leave the darkness, come to the light.)
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To: Maelstorm

The reason for publishing this booklet now is to provide you,as principals,educators,and school personnel,with accurate information that will help you respond to a recent upsurge in promotion of efforts to change sexual orientation through therapy and religious ministries.This upsurge has been coupled with a demand that these perspectives on homosexuality be given equal time in schools.

http://tinyurl.com/bdqsnn


40 posted on 02/26/2009 9:23:01 PM PST by kcvl
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To: tflabo
Brave New World indeed..

Huxley, Orwell, Rand... They were modern-day prophets.

41 posted on 02/27/2009 12:02:38 AM PST by Tired of Taxes (Dad, I will always think of you.)
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To: metmom; Clintonfatigued

Another reason...


42 posted on 02/27/2009 12:03:49 AM PST by Tired of Taxes (Dad, I will always think of you.)
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To: reefdiver

How about next screwing the sheep out back is normal? or maybe sleeping with the monkey, having a glass of wine or two with the chimp?

Where the hell does this stop?
___________________
LMAO!!!!!!


43 posted on 02/27/2009 12:07:06 AM PST by mojitojoe (None are more hopelessly enslaved, as those who falsely believe they are free.)
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To: little jeremiah

Big deal?

Big deal that 0bama won, big deal that the country is being destroyed from within, big deal that racists, marxist thugs are charge.

Big deal that the next generation of children will be twisted beyond repair.

Your attitude is one that helps the destruction.
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EXACTLY!!!!


45 posted on 02/27/2009 12:10:51 AM PST by mojitojoe (None are more hopelessly enslaved, as those who falsely believe they are free.)
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To: little jeremiah

Go post pro-homosexual crap elsewhere.
_________________
CLAPPING!!!! Go Jeramiah!


46 posted on 02/27/2009 12:11:41 AM PST by mojitojoe (None are more hopelessly enslaved, as those who falsely believe they are free.)
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To: wombtotomb
I feel that by them being there, they are getting real world lessons in how people think, and they won’t be shocked when they get into the real world and people are so different than them.

I mean no offense... But, I'm always amused when people assume homeschooled children aren't "in the real world" and that they don't come across people different from them. I'm sure you already know that homeschoolers are everywhere - in sports, etc. But, also, these days, at least where I live, there are many leftist-progressives homeschooling, and, as homeschoolers, we always had a hard time avoiding them. We couldn't escape them. Everywhere we turned, there they were again. :-( We finally stopped joining homeschool groups altogether. ;-)

47 posted on 02/27/2009 12:15:49 AM PST by Tired of Taxes (Dad, I will always think of you.)
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To: mojitojoe

The 24-page booklet by the National Education Association and American Psychological Association, tells students that homosexuality is a “normal expression of human sexuality”.
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This is what America gets for electing a closet homosexual who doesn’t mind the killing of a baby who survives an abortion.

How in God’s name did we get the most inexperienced and the most liberal senator as President of the most important and powerful country on earth?


48 posted on 02/27/2009 12:16:22 AM PST by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: Doe Eyes
The ones that do what is described in post #22?

That stuff is normal to you?

49 posted on 02/27/2009 12:31:07 AM PST by Syncro (Play by the rules--You're gonna miss all the fun--Jacky Don Tucker (Toby Keith)
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To: wintertime

“As for salt and light....Your children are the exception. Most of the children whose parents think they would be salt just get trampled in the wayside. Being a missionary is serious adult work. Christ never sent out children to be missionary. He used seasoned men. “

Or, as D. James Kennedy so aptly put it: “You don’t send your 8 year old out to fight the Vietnam War.”


50 posted on 02/27/2009 4:32:54 AM PST by GWMcClintock ("When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?" Ps. 11:3)
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