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Father, we pray that You would help parents and politicians to stand strong is North Carolina as they fight against woke education. Restore our schools, God!

North Carolina is in the midst of a vicious battle for kids and education against wokeness and harmful ideologies. We must pray.

From American Thinker. While most may not realize it, North Carolina is ground zero for the battle over woke primary education at the state level.  The state education board is majority progressive with one appointed member an anti-racist activist who openly supports the Black Panther-founded Rainbow Coalition of the 60s.  The North Carolina State Board of Education meeting room prominently displays the Robert Wood Johnson Health Equity Infographic as an official logo.  The elected Republican education superintendent supports CASEL Social Emotional Learning and employs the leftist tactics of redefining terms when supporting equity practices in education, assuring citizens that “[educational equity] does not mean ensuring equal outcomes.”

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In February 2022, NC conservative state board of education member Todd Chasteen resigned, stating that the board’s direction was moving, “away from education towards activism.”  He also wrote about the contested 2021 Social Studies Standards, expressing his frustration that “the board passed Social Studies Standards by a slim majority, standards that many of us concluded, and thousands of parents agreed, were unproductive, regressive and unhelpful to the students of this wonderful state.”  Among the controversial concepts (including “Whiteness” and “Systemic Racism”) passed in the Glossary of the Standards was “Gender Identity.”

In fact, radical concepts behind “Gender Identity” have long been included in North Carolina’s educational system, and not just at the local level.  Currently the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is reviewing and updating its Healthful Living Standards.  The administrator overseeing these standards is Chief of NC Healthy Schools, Ellen Essick, Ph.D.  Dr. Essick introduced the “Genderbread Person” and the “Gender Unicorn” as early as 2015 on behalf of the NCDPI as legitimate educational resources during the state education agency’s Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement and other education meetings.  Her slides included “Getting to Know Gender-Neutral Pronouns” and pictures of an innocent little boy holding a doll with the title, “Trans-Positive.”

North Carolina also incorporated an even more woke variant of the Gender Unicorn in the state-run gifted and talented Governor’s School program.  The Governor’s School is a prime opportunity for progressive state activists to indoctrinate high school students away from family, for the program occurs over five weeks as a summer residential experience on selected NC college campuses.  Curricula at this state program — kept secret from parents — included power-points of “harmful binary gender norms” and surveys based on the Flying Gender Unicorn, a graphic developed by an Associate Director of LGBTQ Initiatives at Florida International University.  FIU described (link now removed) the “Unicorn” as being able to fly off, “escaping the limitations of gender binary….”

North Carolina citizens are not just paying for Leftist indoctrination in their schools, however.  Now taxpayers will be footing the bill for children of state employees to receive controversial “puberty-delaying treatment” and sex transition surgeries….

Although many Americans think of North Carolina as Red, the state has perhaps the most progressive education system in the United States.  Gender Unicorns fly around gifted and talented classrooms and Critical Race Theory is infused in Pre-K training.  Now, the state’s taxpayers literally will be paying the price for indoctrination in gender-affirming ideologies in education: the state must cover sex reassignment operations and medical therapies for adolescents who place their faith in the state’s activist agenda….

How are you praying for schools in North Carolina and across the country? Share your thoughts and prayers below.

(Excerpt from American Thinker. Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Cassie Gibietis
August 15, 2022

Jesus, we plead your all-powerful blood over our state, over all seven mountains of influence that are in turn influencing our children. We ask you to dispatch angels to surround the schools with a hedge of your protection that the enemy cannot cross. Remove ungodly leaders from all positions of power in and surrounding the education system, from teachers and staff, support personnel, administrators, school boards, legislators, to library employees. Replace them with people who will look to you and you alone, Lord, to guide and lead them. We declare that our schools will be places that teach the truth and are glorifying of you, God. In Jesus’ mighty name, Amen.

Mary T Riggins
August 12, 2022

Dear Father,
You have authority over all children along with their parents. Parents have responsibility for these precious children from conception until they are legally adults. No one has the right to usurp that authority! It is their job to train them up and teach them the way they should go! The parents have their best interest in mind.

Time spent in school should be spent in sound education that has not been reinvented by anyone. Children have been overwhelmed with change over the past two years. They need to have normalcy again, not more change with the radical agendas as CRT and Woke training. Let these precious ones remain innocent. This is not a good path to go down. A radical agenda that brings confusion and changes that cannot be reversed.

Lord, I pray that no weapons formed against our children will prosper. Bind up every evil spirit that is working against our children. Anything that will bring more confusion into their lives. I pray that Your Presence will surround our children and keep them safe. Become real to them Lord! Do not let this wicked agenda prosper!
All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be the peace of your children. (Is 54;13).

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NanJohnson
August 9, 2022

May the horrible “wokeism” that has taken hold in North Carolina be rebuked, bound and cast back into hell by the Name of Jesus and never return by the power of Jesus’s Name!! May Christians rise up and stand against this destructive teaching of or precious children. Arise Christian parents, Christian school board candidates, Christian teachers and Christian leaders of all kinds!!If each of us does our part that God will give us, we will outnumber the radicals. Let us stand up in this manner in every state. If we don’t, who will? God is counting on each of us to do what He is calling each one to do. How can anyone say “no” and truly be a child of God? 🙏😢⛪️

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Toni
August 9, 2022

“Woe to those who call evil Good and good Evil!” That’s what’s happening here! Lord God have mercy on N Carolina! Bring repentance to the church for allowing it to happen under their watch! Bring exposure to all parents; give pastors boldness to speak out; bring boldness for the church to take action! Rescue these precious children from indoctrination that’s from the pit of hell!!

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Delores
August 9, 2022

Lord, We confess that as a nation we have been not just complacent but willing to sacrifice the beautiful gift of the lives, souls and future of our eternally precious children on altars of evil pursuing personal convenience, pleasure, Mammon and other lusts. In the powerful name of Jesus we smash and remove these alters of abortion, indoctrination, woke enmity between races, destruction of their Creator given identity, child trafficking, and all the ways we embrace the world’s deceit rather than elevating or trusting your Goodness. Please be our refining fire confronting the lies we’ve embraced. Pour out a spirit of repentance, especially making parents aware of lies the devil is using to kill, rob, and destroy their precious young and vulnerable ones. Help them to know how to stand strong against these evils and realize that they do not have to give their children over to enemy for indoctrination for 40 plus hours a week. Give parents the courage and grace to pull their kids out of the government schools. Help them realize they can home school and/or unify to establish co-operative learning centers where the fear of the Lord is present. Lord, please show yourself strong to help us put the priority on saving our most valuable resource, the next generation.
Because of your great love.

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Carrie Funk
August 9, 2022

Oh, dear Father God, help us. We parents and grand parents want to see justice in our schools. We MUST see that the children get a good education in reading, writing, arithmetic, geography, social studies, knowledge of the Constitution of the United States., and more. NO CRT and NO Sex change Transgender ideas taught to children. Teach them to love the United States and to be faithful to God, Country, and to each other.

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Peg B
August 9, 2022

Heavenly Father, we call upon Your name and ask that You would come quickly to deliver each child from these evil teachings. I stand in agreement, to protect their hearts and minds from such wicked ways. Turn the hearts of those who have continued to perpetuate these lies like your mighty rivers. Remove from position of authority the stiff necked and rebellious. Instead bring in your true servants for these children, exalt Your name as Your Will is done. LORD we thank You and give praise for answered prayer. In Jesus name, amen.

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Dolores E Joyner
August 9, 2022

I lived in NC for over 64.yrs raising 4 children 8 grandchildren & 8 great-grandchildren 6 in NC… it’s those 6 that I will pray for & the school system will revert to its 3 Rs pledging allegiance & teach love of God & country.. I am now living in SC with daughter

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    Toni
    August 9, 2022

    You better be praying for more than just your 6 great-grandchildren! Evil affects everyone in that state, and even other states as they export “leaders.” May God give you strategic wisdom on how to pray, and the boldness to warn others!

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rian
August 9, 2022

Lord Jesus, these developments in North Carolina don’t take you by surprise. I pray that You would intervene in the affairs of men. This is but an example of the ungodly agenda that the progressive/radical impact upon education in this nation. It is obvious that the government wishes to brainwash our children. Lord, these precious children’s basic values are at stake. This severely impacts how these children will function as adults one day. Please, Lord, make a way for this insanity to stop immediately. In Jesus’ name.

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Joy P
August 9, 2022

“As I was on the road, approaching Damascus about noon, a very bright light from heaven suddenly shone down around me. I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?’
Acts of the Apostles 22:6‭-‬7 NLT
Father God awaken Governor Roy Cooper, in Jesus’ name. Ministering Angels deliver my prayers. Amen.

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Nicole
August 9, 2022

Heavenly Father, we pray for the children in the NC schools. Close their eyes and ears to the lies. Open their eyes and ears to the Word of God and truth that can only be found in you. We pray for politicians and those in authority who use their office to prey on young children. We stand against their schemes and pray their wicked deeds would be exposed . We pray for Christian teachers caught in the middle. Give them wisdom, discernment, and the courage to know how to stand against this. We pray they NC would stand against this in such a mighty way that their stand would be an example across the nation.

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Annetta
August 9, 2022

Lord we pray you would stop the indoctrination of our children
Help us as parents to know what to say and to stand. You say that if anyone causes your little ones to stumble it would be better a milstone be put on them and be thrown into the sea. You have a holy righteous anger over the things going on behind school doors. Expose it Lord. Convict those that are steering children wrong and bring salvation through the top down in the school system in North Carolina. Thank you that you hear our prayers

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Marsha Bashor
August 9, 2022

Dear Lord God please help the parents of the children in NC to be up in arms about the evil agenda that is being forced on their children in the schools. My prayer is for protection for the children from pre K through grade 12. And that the parents take action to remove all this garbage from the whole school system throughout NC . And throughout other states that are doing the same. Dear Lord we rely on you to move upon this and replace it with your righteousness once and for all. Change the hearts of the instructors who are totally misled, replace them with godly teachers and instructors and administration in the schools. Replace this sick agenda with godly agenda. Let the children be able to have a wonderful education -reading, writing, arithmetic, history,! Move upon this situation we ask it!!! And bring back prayer into the school systems nationwide!!!

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Allena Jordan
August 9, 2022

Father, protect the children. Shake up those who would harm them. Open the eyes of parents and care-givers so that they can say “no” to this attempt to wrongly indoctrinate the little ones. Grant divine help for everyone fighting against this. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Marsha Bashor
August 9, 2022

Dear Lord God please help the parents of the children in NC to be up in arms about the evil agenda that is being forced on their children in the schools. My prayer is for protection for the children from pre K through grade 12. And that the parents take action to remove all this garbage from the whole school system throughout NC . And throughout other states that are doing the same. Dear Lord we rely on you to move upon this and replace it with your righteousness once and for all. Change the hearts of the instructors who are totally misled, replace them with godly teachers and instructors and administration in the schools. Replace this sick agenda with godly agenda. Let the children be able to have a wonderful education -reading, writing, arithmetic, history,! Move upon this situation we ask it!!!

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