Education

The GOP 2012 Platform is pleasantly refreshing, with a great deal of support for life, families, parents, children, marriage and traditional values. Among the positive planks, Internet gambling, online pornography and abstinence education are addressed:  Read more

Public schools just can’t seem to get it right with sex education lately. No matter which way they turn—there’s trouble a stirrin’.  Read more

“Where do babies come from?”  Read more

Aaron Sweeney is a youth minister in Illinois.  Read more

Charlie, 17, a public high school student from Ohio, won Second Place in the 2012 Day of Dialogue® student blog-writing contest. Below is his winning blog entry.  Read more

Katie, a 17-year-old Colorado high school student, is the First Place winner of the 2012 Day of Dialogue® student blog-writing contest. Below is her winning entry:  Read more

Jesus came to announce to us that an identity based on success, popularity, and power is a false identity—an illusion! Loudly and clearly he says: ‘You are not what the world makes you; but you are children of God.’ ”– Henri J.M. Nouwen, internationally renowned priest and author.  Read more

It was extremely sobering when we were contacted the other day by parents asking for help responding to the promotion of homosexuality happening in their elementary-age children’s schools. It turns out this family lives in California—and the parent explained there will be no option to exempt children from controversial  teaching in public schools about homosexuality, even when it promotes things that violate many families’ deeply held spiritual convictions.  Read more

Tennessee legislation to uphold the standard of sexual risk avoidance in schools, is stirring up quite a controversy. Sexually liberal groups, like Planned Parenthood, are perturbed because explicit comprehensive sex education would be excluded from Tennessee schools. Many pro-life and family advocates are supporting this change from Tennessee’s current system.  Read more

You might have noticed the sobering story in the CitizenLink Daily Update e-mail yesterday about how a gay activist speaking at a high school journalism conference used profanity to describe the Bible—prompting several Christian students to leave the room.  Read more

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