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Back To School - Questions and Answers

Q & A:


It is in the government schools where the battle for the heart and soul of our nation’s children is raging.

If Johnny is, after all, just an accidental grouping of atoms and molecules, what difference does it make whether or not he can read, write, compute, or distinguish right from wrong? The fact that God has been expelled and banished from the school yard is reaping an increasingly ugly harvest. SAT scores have plummeted. One third of our high school graduates are functionally illiterate (they’ve been taught how to use a condom but can’t read the directions on the package). Teen suicide rates are up 300 percent since 1962. Violence, drugs, gangs and condoms have replaced God and anarchy reigns.

Why should we be surprised that the most violent place in America today, apart from the local abortion mill, is the local high school?

It is precisely this thievery of the destiny and design of our kids by the purveyors of godless public education that we seek to confront at the gates of our schools. We are coming to the gates knowing, that once we are there, they will be lifted up so that the King may enter in. "Give us aid against the enemy, for the help of man is worthless. With God we will gain the victory, and He will trample down our enemies." (Psalms 60:11-12)

Why Graphic Signs?

Our nation’s children need to know that the choices they make and the actions they take have lasting consequences.

The pictures we carry provide a pictorial essay and real warning of what horrors befall a culture that turns its back on a Holy God. Life and blessing are ours when we honor God’s law found in the Ten Commandments. This is visibly demonstrated by the picture of a live baby. Contrast this with the graphic pictures of children ripped apart by abortion and you epitomize the cost of walking away from the precepts and principles found in God’s law.

"This day I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live..." (Deuteronomy 30:19)

Is This Terrorism?

No! The truth brings terror only to the one who is doing wrong. He fears being exposed. In order to avoid the horrible truth that these pictures uncover, the enemy attempts to point his finger at someone else - us! When one loses an argument he resorts to an argument "ad hominem" (name calling). Planned Parenthood and its ilk seek to paint all Christians who are telling the truth and living out their faith in the public forum as "wild eyed, fundamentalist, lunatic, terrorists." "Have I now become your enemy by telling you the truth?" (Galatians 4:23)

Do These Pictures Traumatize Children?

No! They traumatize adults attempting to deny the truth and the horror of abortion!

These pictures do not traumatize kids, no matter how young, when they have parents who believe abortion is wrong and do everything they can to protect and speak for these defenseless children. My six year old and eight year old know that this is a picture of a baby who is hurt. They also know that their mom and dad are doing everything they can to help these voiceless children. It is the kids whose parents tell them that abortion is a mother’s choice, who are traumatized and terrorized. They are left wondering if mom and dad would "choose" to do the same thing to them. "Do not hate your brother in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor frankly so you will not share in his guilt." (Leviticus 19:17)

Is This Extreme?

No! This is what parents do when they feel their children are in danger. The horrible pictures of traffic accidents used prolifically in driver’s ed. courses are not viewed as extreme. They teach what words cannot. The pictures of Jews stacked like cords of wood outside Nazi Concentration Camps are not considered extreme when depicting the murderous truth of Nazism. In fact, it is never considered extreme when one tries to rescue children from a treacherous lie, by pictorially telling them the truth.

We will make no attempt to appear fair and open-minded to the lies and "cover-ups" of the enemy. We desire only to be true to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In so doing we believe that God Himself will give our kids eyes to see the horror of abortion. "Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them." (Ephesians 5:11)

Would God Carry Such Graphic Pictures?

He already has. That’s right! When words fail, God speaks to us in living parables (pictures). Jesus was and is God’s most graphic picture of His magnificent love toward us. Jesus became a living parable of the high cost and degrading horror of our sin. It cost Him His life. He was publicly humiliated and hung naked on a cross. He was wounded, bruised, bleeding and marred beyond even looking like a man. Jesus was and is God’s picture of His love for us.

God painted a graphic picture with the death of His Son that helps us to truly see His love. It was an ugly death. It was and still is repugnant to our senses. It was and still is disturbing. It creates within our hearts a conflict that we would just as soon ignore. But because He loves us He drew a picture of His love with His Son’s death on an old rugged cross. "But God demonstrated His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us." (Rom 5:8)


Sacrifice was acceptable only on the basis of very graphic procedures. God was using the sacrificial system as a pedagogical device to show His people the severity of sin. "Without the shedding of blood there is no remission of sins." Can you imagine laying your hand on the head of a precious lamb and slitting its throat with the other? Can you imagine watching the crimson blood flow as the animal dies in your hands? The flowing red blood was a graphic teacher of the severity of sin. It prepared those in Old Testament times for the coming of the final sacrifice, Jesus Christ.