Satan Clubs in Elementary Schools

Lilith Starr, founder of the Satanic Temple of Seattle, is working to bring Satan clubs to elementary schools.  “We are a very serious religion,” she said.

The national movement is attempting to establish a dozen After School Satan Clubs across the country. Local chapters have applied for space at public elementary schools in cities including Atlanta, Detroit, Washington, Portland, Ore., Tacoma, Washington, Salt Lake City, Tucson and Los Angeles.

A 2001 high court ruling in a civil case brought by the Child Evangelism Fellowship of Missouri held that when a government operates a “limited public forum” such as after-school clubs, it cannot discriminate against the kind of speech that takes place.  The victory permitted the Good News Clubs to teach the Bible in the classrooms after school hours. It also opened the school door for students of any faith, or no faith, to be taught the ways of Satanism.

Starr founded the Seattle temple in 2014. She said the group, which has 78 members, always closes sessions with a “Hail Satan” invocation. She outlined the group’s Seven Tenets, including a belief that “the freedoms of others should be respected, including the freedom to offend.”  [Condensed from Rick Anderson’s story entitled, The Devil’s Advocates — Satanists aim to counter Christians with their own after-school clubs.  Los Angeles Times, October 19, 2016.]

What can we do?   We can pray that parents will have the wisdom and discernment NOT to allow their children to participate in a Satan Club.  We can pray for the schools that have Good News Clubs.  We can help start another Good News Club or become a club helper.

  • Learn more about Good News Club:   http://www.cefonline.com/ministries/goodnewsclub/
  • What do school principals say?  http://www.cefonline.com/principals-speak-good-news-club/
  • Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.     Proverbs 22:6
  • Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to sin, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were drowned in the depth of the sea.   Matthew 18:6

 

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About Kathleen

God delights in working through His people as they submit to Him. Jesus said to go into all the world and preach the good news to everyone (Mark 16:15). No matter where we live on this planet, people are separated from God because of sin. We ALL need a Savior, and there’s only ONE. It brings me great joy to share Christ with the lost and lonely. Over the years I’ve learned a great deal while facilitating Bible studies. I’ve found myself on college and university campuses, the beach, the streets, the hospital, the jail and the juvenile facility for incarcerated teens sharing God’s message of love. I also serve as an online missionary with Global Media Outreach. I’ve seen countless lives transformed when people turn away from sin and turn to Jesus. The changes God makes are real and lasting. These are some of my experiences. NOTE: My stories have been altered, removing any and all identifying factors. This includes names and other particulars in order to protect confidentiality and anonymity.
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8 Responses to Satan Clubs in Elementary Schools

  1. We, indeed, are in the last days and it is surreal to see the enemy becoming so blatantly out there the way we are today. The demonic things we are seeing unveiled through this election are seemingly waking many up as to its validity. To attack and undermine our precious children is so insidious that parents must wake up to see that he wants their kids and will continue until they fall prey to his lies…..when it seems the whole world has gone crazy we know we are in spiritual warfare of magnitude proportions. Thank you for bringing this to the attention of so many, Kathleen!!

    • Kathleen says:

      Thank you for your comment, Dixie. I so agree! Our job is to pray, to trust God, to share the Good News of Jesus and to be alert and discerning to the growing evil around us.

  2. Dorothy Tessandori says:

    Oh my! I was unaware that any such thing was going on (in the public schools). We know we are living in the last days when evil like this is called “good”. See Isaiah 5:20. Stuff like this also goes hand in hand with Mark 9:42. These are very scary and sad days we live in.

    • Kathleen says:

      I agree, Dorothy. We are living in the last days and should not be surprised at the evil we see. Keep praying and trusting God! He is still in control!

  3. Kristi Ann says:

    This is very evil / satanic / demonic to teach our children!

    Our True GOD the Father and His Love is STRONGER than Satan’s hate and lies through Jesus ( Yeshua ) Christ!

    God Bless All my Sisters and Brothers in Christ Jesus ( Yeshua ) and Your Families and Friends!!

    Love Always and Shalom ( Peace ) Everyone, YSIC \o/

    Kristi Ann

  4. Kathleen,

    A sad state of affairs, isn’t it! But where sin abounds, grace does much more abound. Thanks for sharing this with us, your readers. We need to be aware of what’s going on around us so we’re better equipped to pray.

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