They say they're not aiming to bring the bible in the classroom, but a group of pastors claims it is trying to create a sense of community by working together with local school districts.
Monday night, members of the organization met with Big Country school district leaders for another reason.
The meeting was a way for pastors for Texas children to reach the educators of the Big Country.
They are not trying to force religion upon educators or students, but rather educate them on the importance of voting in support of public education.
The Pastors for Texas children are not trying to mix church and state, in fact they believe in a strict separation,"we are not going into schools to evangelize, we are going into schools to show the love of Christ, be the hands and feet of Christ to these teachers and these students," says president of the non-profit organization, Bobby Broyles of Ballinger Baptist Church.
Several pastors, principals, teachers, and superintendents spoke and listened to what others with like minds had to say, the message: the importance of voting in support of public education.
Teachers like Robin Dennis became an educator to help at risk students in public school districts.
Pastors for Texas children is aiming to change Texas, one city at a time.
At the end of the meeting, the pastors handed out brochures, on the inside they have an oath to commit to vote in support of public education in the interest of the 5 million Texas school children.
Everyone was encouraged to make copies and pass them to anyone they believe could make a difference.
Pastors for Texas Children encourages community involvement to help improve the lives of educators and students in Texas communities.
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