A Public-School Teacher Confronts Gender Illusions & Sexual Reality
A new school year has begun, and teachers swell with excitement, hoping to mold the young into virtuous citizens. Then reality intrudes as teachers find themselves fighting an uphill battle against forces much larger than themselves. I was reminded of this battle in the high school where I teach as the results of the 2019 Student Council election were announced.
As the announcement concluded, I couldn't help asking my students, "Did you notice anything about the results?" Silence. I prodded more: "Anything stand out?" Silence. I gave them a hint: "Did you notice anything about the ratio of male to female?" Finally a young man apparently felt I had given him permission to say what he...
teaches highschool history, was educated at Messiah College, Reformed Theological Seminary, and Winthrop University, and has written for Front Porch Republic, FORMA Journal, and Modern Reformation. He is also head elder at All Saints Lutheran Church (LCMS) in Charlotte, North Carolina. He and his wife Kristi have two children who are being classically homeschooled.