Clearing the Path for Truth

From the Desk of Nate Kellum

4th Grader Banned from Writing About God

by Nate Kellum

When 10-year-old Erin Shead of Memphis, Tennessee received an assignment from her elementary school teacher to choose and write about an idol she looked up to, she settled on someone she dearly loves and admires. God. Others were up for consideration, but Erin reckoned of her choice, "He will always be the #1 person I look up to."

Getting to work, Erin proceeded to draw a pink and green flow chart on notebook paper. Erin's mother aptly described the product as "cute and innocent." But the teacher told Erin her work was unacceptable. Not only would she have to start over, Erin was directed to remove the paper from school premises that afternoon. 

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Posted by Nate Kellum at 11:33 PM

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