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David Hines

The Secular Education Network is not anti-Christian; it includes dozens of Christian people, including myself. I used to teach bible studies, and spent many years as a Methodist preacher... read more

Mark Honeychurch

I understand both sides of the argument for secularism, having been a practising Christian before becoming an atheist... read more

Sonja Farmer

When door knockers come to my front door, as an adult I can engage with them on a level field.  When similar people preach to our youngest school children in class, any such balance is sorely missing... read more

Tina Carlson

When I first heard that Religious Instruction was happening in schools here, I thought to myself, surely that must be an anomaly. My children were only pre-schoolers at this point... read more

Joshua Barley

I became worried about evangelical intrusions into schools after becoming aware of the overt ambitions of a certain church to the access through Bible in Schools as a means to proselytize to children for the purposes of gaining new converts... read more

Rachel Cathie

I feel that my son was excluded from normal school learning during the ‘Bible in schools’ sessions.  He had to sit in the library listening to the principal read books to children aged 5-12... read more

Greg Risk

My two boys, 8 and 10, go to our local school which as far as I know does not push religious instruction.  Then, one of their teachers, a Christian lady, began to come across as rather righteous... read more