Jason Groppel, a local teacher is organizing a weekly Creation 101 series at a local church aimed a high schoolers and first year colelge students. Why?
"Studies show that 75 percent of kids raised in Christian homes lose their faith their first year of college. That is why we are gearing the class toward high school and college-age students," he said. "But it is open to anyone truly interested in the topic.Open to anyone is the good news. Anyone in Clarksville, TN who could make it to First Assembly of God on Fort Campbell Boulevard this Wednesday and ask some good questions. If needed I'd be happy to help with a bunch of questions to raise, even though
Groppel insists the series is not "dogmatic or doctrine-specific, and the classes most definitely are not designed to be debates."The hell? He makes it sound like avoiding debate is a good thing? But I can see why:
"We just hope to give kids the tools they need to think for themselves and not just accept what they are taught as factual in school science classrooms," Groppel said.Because they will given tools to enable them to think for themselves. No talking back necessary.
What can the high schoolers expect to learn, then?
"Evolution and creation are both religions — you have to have faith to believe either one of them," said Jason Groppel, a local teacher and member at First Assembly.The old canard, evolution is a religion, again. From a teacher. Who clearly knows nothing about evolutionary theory. That is pathetic. This is funny: