Written by: Dr Pearl Kupe
Article source: JOY! Magazine
On Tuesday 18 February, 2020 at around 10am I received a call requesting me to fly to Durban and meet with King Zwelithini to share with him the damaging effects of CSE (Comprehensive Sex Education) and our new programme, FSE (Family Sex education), that God had instructed us to establish and roll out with Christian educators throughout the nation.
A promising partnership
That evening, along with Michael and Carol Cassidy, Robin and Jacqui Stephenson, and Theuns Pauw, we met with King Zwelithini and Queen Nompumemlo. It was very encouraging to witness King Zwelithini take a firm stand against CSE and embrace FSE as the preferred alternative. He was uncompromising in his stance in his speech to the KZN legislature on Tuesday March 3rd, where he outlined the dangers of CSE, and referred to FSE as the programme that he was backing and endorsing. King Zwelithini not only gave his unwavering support, but committed assistance to support the roll out of the FSE programme. We look forward to working with him to ensure this roll out in KZN and other provinces.
Join us in praying for righteous, bold, and uncompromising leaders who will take a stand for righteousness!
Changes in Parliament
Shortly after our meeting, another call came from Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s office requesting that a presentation be made to Members of Parliament and members of the IFP regarding the harmful and damaging effects of CSE, and talking about the FSE alternative that we were proposing. That presentation was made on March 5th in Parliament in Cape Town to selected members of Parliament who committed to tabling an urgent motion to discuss the CSE matter, and to support the alternative FSE programme that we were driving.
Join us in prayer
We pray that many leaders will be as bold and uncompromising as King Zwelithini and Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi. President Paul Kagame, in his recent interview in the New Africa magazine, stated that there must be no compromise on African values. We agree categorically. This is a thought that has been echoed by our own President Cyril Ramaphosa. There can be no compromise of any African values that are aligned with the values of the Kingdom of God and are morally and ethically upright. Join us in praying for righteous, bold, and uncompromising leaders who will take a stand for righteousness!
Please take hands with us
I am so thankful to the team that I have the privilege of working with as #CSExploitation. Please follow our Facebook page #WeShallNotBeSilent for regular updates and information. The first roll out of our training for 100 Christian educators will take place on May 1st and 2nd in Pretoria. We look forward to rolling out this programme with our partners to all churches. For all interested ministries, churches, networks, and schools who are interested in this programme, please contact our FSE Co-ordinator, Ms. Maude Crookes on firstname.lastname@example.org
Date published: 13/05/2020
Feature image: Left To Right – Theuns Pauw, Pearl Kupe, Carol & Michael Cassidy, King Zwelithini & Queen Nompumemlo, and Jacqui & Robin Stephenson
DR Pearl Kupe is an attorney and an international consultant to world leaders and international organisations. She is the international president of the Global Forum for Women Entrepreneurs. Email email@example.com
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