Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Tour About Read What's New Help Forums Join
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
E
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  



The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!



 
Politics PLEASE ENCOURAGE THE AUTHOR BY COMMENTING

  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE   SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
Christian School Teacher Pulls Gun On Student
by Frederick Meekins
03/02/05
Free to Share
Author requests article critique


  Mail
 







A teacher at Rochester Hills Christian Academy has been accused of firing a pellet gun at his students in an attempt to restore order to his classroom.

And from what I remember of the way these Christian schools are run, the parents will probably get a good tongue-lashing about not submitting to the superior God-given authority of the teacher for complaining about the incident.

Nothing like this ever occurred where I attended, but on one occasion I remember my parents coming home from a Parent/Teacher Fellowship meeting shocked the pastor uncategorically announced that the teachers were always right and that all students were to think, look, and act alike.

Often whereas discipline is too lax in contemporary state educational institutions, it goes to the other extreme many times in these private alternatives.

For example, often where I attended if graffiti or some other infraction of the rules occurred in the boys restroom, usage of the facilities would be restricted to certain times of the day with the principal positioned in the room keeping his eye on those using the urinal. Needless to say, if you didn't happen to jostle your way into the stall with a bit more privacy there was a number of days you'd go home with a bladder about ready to burst.

Nor can I forget how you were made to feel like a second class believer for failing to sell the proscribed number of candy bars in those Ponziesque fundraisers schools are always getting duped into participating in. Often the hucksters promoting these drives would work the students into a frenzy with the inducements of prizes. Administrators lamented how they wished the high schoolers would get as worked up as the elementary kids; frankly, if young people are still that naive by their teenage years, you have failed as an educator.

Sure, it beat public school, but it was hardly the peachy experience you hear from the propaganda on Christian radio. Such schools are merely the benign reflection of the stifling monopoly plaguing American education today.

Copyright 2005 by Frederick Meekins



If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

Read more articles by Frederick Meekins or search for articles on the same topic or others.


Read More - Free Reprints, Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Christian writers can JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and help spread the Gospel.


The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.

Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 1013 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date




TRUST JESUS TODAY











Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com