When his Daughter came home and told him that her Bible teacher had told her that she was “going to hell” because she didn’t believe in God, Paul Bennett took action. After several years of campaigning, the Point View School Board of Trustees has agreed to remove bible classes from the school. But is the fight really over or do we need changes to legislation that allows boards to bring favoured religious beliefs into our schools?
If you don’t think religious instruction classes in NZ primary schools are indoctrinating your kids, take a look at this…
NZ school kids always seem to be raising money for some charity or other. They doing some good while learning empathy for others. But what if there’s a hidden religious motivation? Should religious groups be able to spread their faith with financial assistance from kids in state schools? There are other non-religious charities to support!
This is an interview with Jared Brandon, author of the website Waking Up – Once Christian, now turned Atheist. Jared was raised in a strongly Christian family but through his own research into religion, decided to turn away from religious beliefs and declare himself an Atheist to his family and friends.
There’s an assumption that all Christians support Religious Instruction programmes in state schools. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. I’m going to use this page to collect comments from Christians who oppose the classes. Please feel free to send me your own submission!
Why do we allow religious instruction classes in our primary schools when they are clearly a form of religious discrimination? Are religious instruction classes even legal? Find out more here!
Part of the problem that school boards face when considering religious instruction classes is the total lack of guidance from the Ministry of Education. It’s not that they haven’t developed any. They’ve been sitting on them since 2006! You can read them here….
This is my response to a Christian asking me to take this website down because he believes that children need to hear about his religion and that morality cannot exist without God.