3 Truths to Help Our Children Weather the Gender Storm

| October 14, 2015

Through quiet tears she presented a troubling question, one I’d never heard before.

In traveling and teaching across the country the past 15 years, I’ve heard many questions. And though I saw it coming, this was a first: “My fourth-grade daughter plays with a boy next door named Jeremy. Next year he will return to school as Jenny. What do I tell my daughter?”

The gender revolution is under way, and our children are invited to the revolt.

Confusing Times 

In Ontario, Canada, the sex-ed curriculum teaches there are six genders: male, female, transgendered, transsexual, two-spirited, and inter-sexed. In Lincoln, Nebraska, middle-school teachers are told not to call their students boys or girls. A pamphlet reads:

When you find it necessary to reference gender, say “Boy, girl, both or neither.” When asked why, use this as a teachable moment. Emphasize to students that your classroom recognizes and celebrates the gender diversity of all students.

George Barna reports the majority of tweens today believe the Bible does not condemn homosexuality. Even if your children aren’t in public education, they’re growing up in a world of children who are. Exactly what do we teach our kids to help them navigate the dangerous cultural waters of gender…

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