Momentum is growing for the formation of a new organization for
boys based on biblical principles. One of the members invited to
help accomplish it has had experience in founding a similar
scouting group for girls.
Heritage Girls was formed 17 years ago after it became apparent
the Girl Scouts had moved to the left and away from biblical
principles. AHG cofounder Patti Garibay has accepted an invitation
to meet in Kentucky with other Christian leaders later this month
to help form the new organization. Garibay learned the hard way how
to create a Christian alternative to established scouting groups
and will have some advice for the panel.
"Who knows? This boys'
program may end up with a large population of boys in it right away
so we need to learn quick and use the best practices that have
already been tried and true," she says.
Garibay adds that the public can trust the new organization will
have strong biblical standards for the organization and for the
"This new organization will be using the charter/partner concept
where Christ- centered churches and private schools will be the
charter partners and own and operate that program, and they will be
the voting members of that organization to prevent this type of
mission creep from coming in," she tells OneNewsNow. "And also all
of the adults will have to agree to a statement of faith that is
The private meeting will be held in Kentucky later this month
and the results made public shortly after. All of this effort is
being made in response to the Boy Scouts voting to accept
homosexuals as members.
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