Teacher: Dear Parents, Tell Your Kids to Stop Talking About God

(vishwats/pixabay/public domain)

School is back in session across the fruited plain, and students are getting settled in their new classes—adjusting to new teachers.

So it's not all that unusual for moms and dads to receive letters from their child's teacher—especially regarding inappropriate classroom behavior. But a letter written by a first-grade teacher and sent to parents in McCordsville, Indiana, is causing quite a stir.

The teacher urged parents to encourage their children to stop using religious words in the classroom.

"I have had a group of about five students using the words God, Jesus and devil in conversation," the teacher wrote.

Back when I was in grade school, my classmates would typically invoke the Good Lord's name—usually just before an exam.

She explained that she had "a talk" with the children regarding inappropriate classroom language—but the lesson did not seem to work.

"With McCordsville Elementary being a public school, we have many different religions and beliefs, and I do not want to upset a child/parent because of these words being used," she wrote to parents.

In other words—Jesus is not welcome in McCordsville Elementary School.

"If you go to church or discuss these things at home, please have a talk with your child about there being an appropriate time and place of talking about it," the teacher wrote.

In my new book, The Deplorables' Guide to Making America Great Again, I delivered a call to arms. I urged you to take a stand for your Constitutional rights—to take a stand in your neighborhoods.

And that's exactly what happened in McCordsville. One of the parents sent a copy of the teacher's Jesus-ban to a local Fox News station—and faster than you could say, "God bless America," the school district backtracked.

"Trying to limit a student's view on religion is a violating of a student's First Amendment rights," the district wrote in a statement.

Patriots took a stand, and as a result, a terrible wrong was made right.

Sadly, in many school districts parents have capitulated and allowed their school districts to become public indoctrination centers for far-left activists—schools where words like "Jesus" are banned, but words like "gender fluid" are celebrated.

Todd Starnes is host of "Fox News & Commentary," heard on hundreds of radio stations. Sign up for his American Dispatch newsletter, be sure to join his Facebook page and follow him on Twitter. His latest book is The Deplorables' Guide to Making America Great Again.


To contact us or to submit an article, click here.


Get Charisma's best content delivered right to your inbox! Never miss a big news story again. Click here to subscribe to the Charisma News newsletter.

It's a NEW YEAR! Get ready for a NEW YOU!

  • New Year Discounts On Book Bundles & Gifts: Click Here to view all our bundles and save up to 72%! Prayer, Holy Spirit, Anointing, the Supernatural and more.
  • Go Deeper with God in a FREE eCourse: Click Here to view all eight of our free courses. Topics include Fear, Forgiveness, Holy Spirit, Supernatural, and How to Hear God.
  • Anointed Woman Of God: Rise up and enter the anointing of Deborah, Anna, Esther, Ruth and Hannah. You were called to go higher. Click Here to learn more.
  • Never Stop Praying - Prayer Changes Everything! John Eckhardt's prayer bundle gives you six powerful books to help you pray and change any situation. Click Here.
  • New Year - New You - Bible Sale!: Click Here to save up to 50% off a great selection of Bibles. Plus, get a free gift with each order!

Subscription Special: Subscribe to Charisma for two years for Only $29.97 and get two free gifts. Gift #1 The Harbinger. Gift #2 The Harbinger II. Both books are by New York Times Best-Selling author Jonathan Cahn. View Offer

Charisma News - Informing believers with news from a Spirit-filled perspective