Declaration for Public Education

January 1, 1998 ...

Whereas, public schools were founded as one of the means of educating future generations to be capable of assuming their responsibilities as citizens, discover truth and develop moral character; Whereas, the churches and all people of faith have an opportunity to assist local schools and communities to secure a safe learning environment, academic excellence, meaningful …

Child Care and the Federal Government

January 1, 1989 ...

Contemporary America unfortunately tends to forget that children are a trust from the Lord. Numerous new problems have emerged, including a new wave of selfish materialism. Child abuse and neglect are increasing. Households headed by single parents are faced with added stress. Children are often used as pawns in custody battles. Social trends and economic …

Family Violence

January 1, 1988 ...

Domestic violence is evident in one out of ten families throughout the nation; Domestic violence ranges from physical brutality and sexual abuse to mental cruelty and neglect; Domestic violence is a pattern often perpetuated in the family from generation to generation; Domestic violence is no respecter of social class, economic status, educational achievement, age, sex, …

Christian Leaders and Family Life

January 1, 1988 ...

Studies done since 1984 by the NAE Task Force on the Family indicate that this situation has not improved but worsened. It is clear that Christian families are being touched by the same destructive forces as families outside the church. This is a condition that calls for action by the Christian community. Family life must …