How the Church can protect children

May 20, 2014 by

By Andrew Symes: We thank God that children in our society are not at risk of being taken from their beds at gunpoint and forced into slavery, and we continue to pray for the situation in northern Nigeria. But our children are at risk in other ways. What are these risks, and how is the church responding? On Sunday morning I led a service of worship in a small and beautiful village church. It was my first time there, and after the service, in conversation with members of the congregation, I met...

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C of E endorses Stonewall materials in new guidance

May 16, 2014 by

From The Christian Institute: Children in Church of England schools could be given sex education materials provided by gay rights groups, according to new guidance launched by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Critics have raised concerns that within the 72 page guidance, produced by the Church of England, Stonewall is mentioned more than Jesus Christ. “I think a lot of C of E schools are going to think that balance is wrong”, said Simon Calvert of The Christian Institute. “Bullying is evil and...

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Please respond – Education Select Committee Inquiry into PSHE

May 15, 2014 by

By Antonia Tully, SPUC Safe at School: The Education Select Committee has launched an inquiry into personal, social and health education (PSHE) in schools.  PSHE covers a number of topics such as drug education, healthy eating and so on.  Sex and relationship education (SRE) is also covered in this topic.We are very concerned that this inquiry will be used to make sex education a compulsory schools subject.  This would mean that children as young as five years old would have to learn about...

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Please respond – Education Select Committee Inquiry into PSHE

May 15, 2014 by

By Antonia Tully, SPUC Safe at School: The Education Select Committee has launched an inquiry into personal, social and health education (PSHE) in schools.  PSHE covers a number of topics such as drug education, healthy eating and so on.  Sex and relationship education (SRE) is also covered in this topic.We are very concerned that this inquiry will be used to make sex education a compulsory schools subject.  This would mean that children as young as five years old would have to learn about...

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‘We created demand for abortion by pushing sex ed on kids’: former abortion clinic owner

May 13, 2014 by

By Peter Baklinski, LifeSite News: “How do you sell an abortion? In the US it’s very simple: You do it through sex education,” former abortion clinic owner Carol Everett told participants at the Rose Dinner following the National March for Life on Thursday in Ottawa. Everett, who ran a chain of four abortion clinics in Texas from 1977-1983 — where an estimated 35,000 unborn children were aborted before her dramatic conversion and departure from the industry — told about 430 participants at the...

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NHS chiefs tell ministers: Change sex education lessons to make all pupils learn about gay marriage

May 9, 2014 by

By Simon Johnson, Telegraph Health boards write to the Scottish Government protesting at new guidance that would allow teachers or pupils to opt out of sex education lessons SNP ministers are under major pressure from Scotland’s health chiefs to ensure all pupils learn about gay marriage in sex education lessons even where it is against their teachers’ or parents’ religious beliefs. The country’s largest NHS boards have written to the Scottish Government protesting against new draft guidance...

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