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We pray the hearts and minds of the men and women you created in your image will forever turn to you in true worship and adoration. Let the roots of rebellion and rejection of the true God be revealed and severed.

When Klaus Schwab walked up to the podium in 2015, at a World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he unleashed a force of change across the world when he said: “The era in which we find ourselves is the fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres.” Later in 2020, Mr. Schwab, at the launch of The Future of Nature and Business, stressed the need for a new labor force as biotechnology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) redefine what it means to be human. While these ideas may seem radical, they spread like wildfire through the business community, academics, and the world thought influencers, with the potential to change our world and not for the better.

When COVID–19 happened, the elite saw an opportunity to implement a reset of public education and create a workforce for the 4IR. That workforce would not waste time on academic skills that future computers would perform, but rather veer toward the “soft skills” of social interaction and emotion, skills computers do not perform. To achieve this goal, they built on a soft skills program, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). President Obama signed ESSA into law on December 10, 2015. At that time, Ultrich Boser, the senior fellow at the Center for American Progress (CAP), praised ESSA when he said, “This law calls for a well-rounded education and a shifting away from the narrow focus on academics. It’s the human side of education.” In lockstep with the CAP, the  NEA praised ESSER as an excellent program for the future workforce.

ESSA, already the benchmark for the academic decline in America, gained new life and exploded in public education when the Biden administration distributed $122 billion through the COVID-19 relief plan, American Rescue Plan Elementary Secondary School Emergency Relief (APR ESSER). The administration designated approximately twenty percent of the $122 billion APR ESSER money for SEL programs.

The Committee for Children, an organization that offers SEL programs for schools, defines SEL as “the process of developing the self-awareness, self-control, and interpersonal skills that are vital for school, work, and life.”  With such vague definitions, the danger of SEL lies with the form and substance of the programs as the tendency is to teach students to embrace New Age techniques. Also, SEL can serve as a catch-all umbrella under which different social, emotional, and mental health programs may operate. Public school administrators have the authority to implement any program they deem fit under the SEL category, i.e., CRT, gender choice, and sexuality. Not concerned about morals, the potential dangers of SEL loom large and dark over our children.

With SEL and technology, futurists and transhumanists found a way to transform education toward what they perceived as a newly tooled soft skills workforce. With the problem of future needs for dumbed-down workers solved, they now proceed full-speed ahead with their bioengineering of chips implanted in human bodies of workers to potentially collect data through AI to create a Chinese-style Social Credit Score.

Already big business and high-tech companies embrace SEL as good for the world. One of the world’s largest consulting companies, McKinsey and Company, includes a division dedicated to AI technologies. In 2020, the company noted, “social, emotional, and technological skills are becoming more crucial as intelligent machines take over more physical, repetitive, and basic cognitive tasks. ”

Elon Musk founded Neuralink lab to develop ways to link computers and brains through chip implants. He has stated that he will be able to plant computer chips in human brains by the end of 2022. At this time, he hopes to enable people with disabilities to become functional. Ray Kurtzweil, author of The Singularity Is Now, believes technological evolution occurs as a continuation of biological evolution, where eventually AI will take over humans in the workforce.

SEL curriculum is readily available on the Internet to download for any institution or school. Organizations known for grooming future workers, like the Chamber of Commerce, have an SEL program. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on November 2021 released their education report two years in the making. The report encourages any institution with students or employees to implement SEL and AI programs.

Most people admit that technology changes at a head-spinning pace. Computers, robots, Artificial Intelligence (AI), biotechnology, data collection, and interfacing systems have grown exponentially. We witnessed the power of big business to become bigger and exert extensive influence over our nation and the world. As the educational power brokers not only look to the future, they determine the skills needed for the future workforce.

Parents who recognize the dangers of SEL and bioengineering need our prayers. Their bravery is commendable as they remain on the front-line of defense to keep this globalist, anti-God combination out of the classrooms and away from their children. They want their children to learn math, reading, spelling, science, history, and civics.

Transhumanists who desire to revolutionize public education for personal gain are humanists. They do not believe in the God of the Universe but believe that man is God. They trust in transhumanism as a means of overcoming death. They believe in bioengineering to keep them young. They promote climate change as a means of controlling people and nations. Our job as intercessors is to pray and believe God that their false teachings will not prevail over our children in the present or the future. Their Tower of Babble will not stand.  

What do you think? Share in the comments . . .

About the Author: Nancy Huff is an educator with a mission to equip believers to pray strategically for the Cultural Mountain of Education. She has authored Taking the Mountain of Education: A Strategic Prayer Guide to Transform America’s Schools. She leads prayer groups to pray at key educational locations across the US. For additional information, go to:

http://TakingTheMountainOfEducation.com

 

 

 

 

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Wilson
June 22, 2022

I pray daily that god(s) will save us from religion.

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Victoria
March 2, 2022

Thank you, IFA! We do need prayers and appreciate all who are willing to pray for us parents. The fight is real and the censorship is unbelievable. Praise God that He is in control, He is providing answers to prayers every day. We are winning battles, thanks be to God, but we are far from a safe future for our children. Please pray for more parents to join the battle, more breakthroughs and a return to God throughout America. God Bless You All!!

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Suzy
March 2, 2022

There was an article that another ministry published today that spoke about the benefits of speaking/praying in other tongues. There have been studies that corroborated that Christians who prayed in other tongues were more emotionally stable compared to others and suffered less mental illnesses. Other studies showed that praying in tongues rewires your brain and deactivates negative parts of your brain that perpetuate anxiety, depression and gloom. Additionally praying in tongues improves your immune system.
Why not teach our children how to pray and pray in tongues? God already supplied us with His prescription to resolve social-emotional issues. He knows how to heal the heart since He is the Creator.

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Tonya
March 1, 2022

There is a big problem with saying Social Emotional Learning is a bad thing. I have ran a Christian Preschool for over 20 years and have been teaching Social and Emotional skills to kids for all that time. When you teach a child to say “I’m sorry” to someone they have hurt that is an emotional skill to teach empathy and repentance. When you teach Love your Neighbor that is a social skill. If we take away social and emotional learning we will be left with a robotic like child with no empathy or consideration for others.

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    Rene B
    March 1, 2022

    The SEL they are referring to is a definitive carefully strategized plan to supersede facts with emotion. They are using it as THE umbrella i.e. a Trojan horse for CRT and the sexualization of our children.Not your typical good manners, good sportsmanship and kindness towards others that we grew up with. Their language sounds good but it’s full of misnomers. Do not be deceived!

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      Ingrid F
      March 1, 2022

      Tonya -Thank you for all you have done over the years shepherding our vulnerable children.
      Rene – thank you for calling out the discernment that is required in these days to know what is being taught in our schools and the need for school parent involvement..

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    Kathy
    March 2, 2022

    The article is not referring to proper social/emotional skills. They are referring to social engineering. If you read it again, you’ll see that this demon-possessed Klaus Schwab says (paraphrased) to move away from academics to social emotional learning. CRT, Transgenderism, the 1619 Project, Conscious Discipline – all are teaching hatred of the races, hatred of America, hatred of parents, etc. I was in a hair salon yesterday and first learned about Conscious Discipline former teacher. She said when a child acts up, you have to take them aside (while ignoring the rest of the class) and talk to them, tell them they can do better. If another child starts acting up, and others follow (while you’re counseling the first one) by throwing things, jumping on desks, yelling & whatever else they do, you cannot discipline them. You cannot physically stop them. You cannot raise your voice. She said, on the playground, if a child acts up & hurts another child you’re supposed to talk nicely to them, corral them and try to stop them that way. No discipline. No sending them to the ofc bcs the principal or dean will claim you are not doing your job. There may be a security guard on the premises, but he/she can’t touch the child to remove them from the area or they will get reprimanded or even fired. It’s diabolical, demonic and destroys a normal society. She said what they’re doing to kids now is outright abuse. She had to quit her profession because of these new rules. The teacher’s unions in sync w/ the gov’t are creating criminals at an early age. And, as we know, adult criminals are being coddled by judges, DA’s, AG’s, mayors, governors and wreaking havoc on the public. It’s all demonic and all part of The Great Reset, The New World Order, Build Back Better & other nice sounding names but all are demonic in nature & are controlled & financed by global elites like Bill Gates, Klaus Schwab, the WHO, the WEF, George Soros & many others. If Christians don’t fight back now, and it’s an uphill battle, we will definitely lose our great country & our freedoms.

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    Christine
    March 6, 2022

    I think it’s admirable that you want to teach proper social etiquette and self-control to young children. Please understand that what you were describing in your classroom and what is being put forth in SEL are very, VERY different. If you do further research into the subject it will become painfully clear that the agenda of SEL has nothing to do with the actual well-being of our children.

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Liz
March 1, 2022

Thank you so much for making this information available so that we will know how to pray. As an educator, I was unaware for the danger of SEL and had even promoted this in the classroom and to other educators. Please continue to publish more information to the public.

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Vashti Monica Ford
March 1, 2022

Every Christian, every church and every citizen needs to publish this info to people all around them. I commend this site for your diligence in getting the truth out and recommend the site to people I talk to. Thank you.

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Kari
March 1, 2022

I think it is wise to keep in mind the era that we live in. We need to evaluate everything with a Bible in one hand and the media sources in the other. What is happening fits into the end-times scenario and is accelerating at a mind-boggling speed. Praying we take every opportunity to share the gospel and speak the truth in love to those who are blinded by the darkness that is so pervasive in our culture. We do not war against flesh and blood but against the rulers, authorities, powers and spiritual forces of evil in the heavens. God has well equipped us for the battle. Therefore we can stand firm. Praying eyes are opened and many come to faith in Christ.

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Rachael King
March 1, 2022

We need to double check with the Christian schools and the organizations that are certifying them to make SURE that these programs are not being incorporated into the curriculum.

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Augie Byllott
March 1, 2022

These transhumanists are not working for the benefit of mankind or a better tomorrow. They are seeking more power in a smaller world. They seek to redefine what it means to be human. The greatest danger is how this will further disadvantage developing and third world populations. When your greatest need is a meal for your survival, or clean drinking water; political correctness, or your emotional IQ need to take a backseat. None of what they are seeking to promote in developed nations does anything to end poverty. All these industrialists seek is government intervention on behalf of the poor so that they will remain poor and dependent, rather than the noble and divine creatures God created them to be. Lord, God, you are the King of the Universe, protect us from those who do not know you, or that have turned from you and look only to themselves. They are fools and their efforts are folly. Let parents stand up and fight for their children and their futures on Earth until we reach our eternal reward with You,

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Russell Liljedahl
March 1, 2022

am beginning to now understand what is going on now, especially in the schools with their de-emphasis of traditional academic disciplines.

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Barbara Janicki
March 1, 2022

The battle is a spiritual one, for the hearts and minds of the people who God created. The difference between us and machines? – we are created by God, for God, in God’s image with an eternal soul – machines/robots/AI, whatever man is currently creating – has no soul, no moral compass, no desire to know right from wrong, no higher calling, such as we/each individual has in Christ. We were created for relationship with God and for relationship with each other – no technology can fill that void if we substitute technology for our face to face, personal relationships that happen in real time in real life. Reality becomes distorted/confused if we don’t know what’s real and what’s not. Then we become easily confused and led away from God and truth and faith and the eternity we were created to spend with our Creator. Truth is God’s Word, the truth will set us free, not false teachings labeled SEL, which leave God out of the picture entirely. Our nation was founded on faith in God, a return to God through that faith is our only hope for future generations to know God and therefore to know the truth. http://www.mtothe5th.wordpress.com

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Daniel Prabhakar Dumpala
March 1, 2022

It is so true that the leaders in the education system in many institutions around the worls are misguiding and making the young minds to distractfrom the truth. Even some of the great scientists including Nobel award recipients blind the the young scientistds and students from seeing God’s creation . It is obvious for someone to believe a great Chemist who had contributed in the development of chemical bonding and recieved two Nobel awards for Chemistry and for Peace, who said that he doesn’t belive in the existence of God. The Public school system has failed ever since the Prayers and Bible were taken away, and the leaders take pride in whatever they try to the best student’s success in acdemics of the world in a way to claim that there is no God and it is only man who has authority and control over things of this world.

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Kim Moore
March 1, 2022

Great information! Thank you Nancy! I agree with your assessment.

I am concerned, however, that often we as Christians find ourselves reactive rather than leading important conversations. Social-emotional immaturity among Christians is neither new, nor well addressed in many churches. It’s a conversation that can be uncomfortable not because it’s hard, rather it involves heart work.

Social-emotional development (soft-skils) are every bit part of the human experience. Today, in the body of Christ we have many spiritually mature, articulate men and women who are emotionally immature. We need look no further than our own marriages and families. As one minister suggests, the Church is a mile wide and an inch deep. God is coming back for a mature bride. This necessarily means we must grow up emotionally.

That the world hijacks and exploits what God intends for good is not new. Social-emotional learning is only the latest category. Satan’s intention has always been clear: for the world to worship him as god-man.

Let’s not throw the baby out with the bath water on this important issue.

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    Ronald Bangert
    March 1, 2022

    Agreed. As a retired high school IT educator (1974 – 2012), the more I grew and matured in Christ, the keener was my discernment of the spiritual influences in public education.

    The Long War Against God began in Heaven, perpetuated at The Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, and defeated on another Tree on Calvary.

    The Cross Life was my Peace and Safety as a provided a ‘safe place’ spiritually in my classes. Apart from God we can do nothing.

    For myself every program from man is the attempt to address thier rejection of Father/God and replace it with thirr own brand of religion. Political Correctness (self-righteousness) or the Woke movement (self interest) all reek of religious counterfeits.

    Covid was God’s gift to the church to get thier house in order. God rules over all whether we let Him or not. The hatred for God/Jesus/Holy Spirit is on the rise. The church was birthed under such conditions. Perhaps the church is ready to take back the high ground.

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    Tennessee Girl
    March 1, 2022

    That’s a really good point. Could it be that our modern emotional volatility is the result of a de-emphasis on truth & doctrine and an overemphasis on “how does this make you feel?”

    God commands older women to teach younger women, above all else, to be sober. “Sober” means “having the regular exercise of cool, DISPASSIONATE reason.”

    Lord, help us women to obey this command! So we can finally do the things we know, even when our feeling scream the opposite. In Jesus’ name, amen.

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    Suzy
    March 1, 2022

    We as Christians need to discern what spirit is behind this focus on SEL. When students spend an inordinate amount of time on SEL as opposed to reading, writing, spelling, science and math, you better ask God what is the rationale? How is it that you have professional doctors, teachers, scientist, plumbers, truck drivers, mothers, fathers, ministers who were not coached in SEL but are still sound in their body, soul and spirit. As man gets caught up in defining their world based on their feelings (which can differ day by day), they never get rooted in the truth. You notice this generation defines truth according to their feelings. Same game, different name, similar to what satan did to Eve in the garden. Her feelings led her to doubt God. God is interested in our soul but even more with our spirit. God connects to us in spirit (Holy Spirit with our human spirit) and truth. SEL reinforces that our spirit is free floating and can connect with whatever it chooses. That is why you see such an emphasis on yoga, gender defining, AI.

    So let’s not be so naive as to the ways of the world and instead seek what is God’s will as man attempts to create a world of his own like they did in building the tower of Babel.

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Mary Capp
March 1, 2022

This is part of Satan’s agenda, read Revelation again, and pray that you will be able to resist the mark of the Beast. Pray for the return of Christ.

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David
March 1, 2022

I ask You, Almighty LORD, to curse and destroy this satanic evil from under Your Heaven and off the face of this planet.

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Christine
March 1, 2022

I am a twenty- three year educator. While I have deep concern about the field of AI and trans humanism, I also know that the injection and emphasis of technology has led students away from understanding communication skills with relational skills getting worse. The need for self-awareness and spiritual development has increased. Agreeably, the removal of prayer and the Ten Commandments from public ed, has paved the way for humanism in our schools. But properly led, SEL can permit the return of spiritual growth with God as Center/ Source. The opportunity is HUGE for Christians to teach and instruct these principles IF they return to public Ed and take leadership roles. Students are crying out for counseling and the need is evident for spiritual healing -at this hour in America!

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    Toft Anna Margret
    March 1, 2022

    I appreciate your comment. I know that what the enemy means for evil, God can work for good. Lord, protect children from the dangers of SIL and how it can be used as a guise for turning young minds away from who You created them to be. I pray for all believers in education- show them what they can do. And continue to call believers into education so they can lead and stand in the gap. Let me be one of them. You are SO good!! I praise You! As the world gets darker, the light shines brighter! Shine Jesus, shine! Shine in me! All glory and honor to You, King of Kings, Lord of Lords, my Savior, my friend. I love You! You say fear not, so let us never fear, but rather press on n faith and confidence until You return or call us home. Amen!

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    Marcy
    March 1, 2022

    I agree with you Christine. I see the writing on the wall with the AI movement and how severely detrimental putting kids behind devices has been. But there is a huge opportunity here with Christians in the educational system. I am currently going through an SEL training with our school district and if Christians will step up they can use this to further the kingdom by becoming more bold in there work environment. During these trainings/videos/articles I have heard “Jesus” mentioned several times (referring to their social/emotional health. During this training I read an article/study done in 20,000+ high schoolers where those who went to church were much more emotionally and socially healthier. And I have heard the song “Amazing Grace” (full version) on one of these trainings and an explaination of what the song truly means. So I feel like for those Christians in the educational system- this is a wakeup call to further the kingdom. That for what the enemy has used for evil, God can overtake it and cause boldness within His people. The training we are going through is encouraging teachers to sit in circles with their students and ask deep questions, and also the staff (in staff meetings). We can use this opportunity to express our faith and encourage kids to talk about their faith.

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