If you like sexually transmitted diseases, shootings and high teen pregnancy rates, by all means, send your children to public schools. That's the word from a leader in the fast-growing movement within the 16 million-member Southern Baptist Convention for parents to pull their children from those schools in favor of homeschooling.
Pastor Wiley Drake
The program is called Exit Strategy and Pastor Wiley Drake, whose home state of California has done some things especially offensive to Christians this year, is a leading promoter.
In an interview with WND, he said that those problems and others are prevalent in public schools, and some Christian leaders even have said it could be considered child abuse just to register children in such a facility.
That's why resolutions encouraging members of the nation's largest Protestant church organization to exit public schools have been submitted in every SBC state and regional convention in the U.S., he said.
"Basically, (the education system) has been saying, 'You have to let us teach your kids anything we want,'" said Wiley, citing some of the pro-homosexual material being required in public education.
"Well, we don't like it and we're not going to put up with it," he said....
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Saturday, October 21, 2006
Baptists Prepare to Pull Their Kids Out of Public Schools
THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: Let the great exodus begin! To our Baptist brethren I say "welcome to the club." Our popes saw this day coming a century ago when they condemned the idea of government (i.e "public") schools all together. Now our Baptist brethren have come to see first-hand the inevitable product of government controlled education. We welcome them into the fold on this issue, and are privileged to find consensus with them...