Unbelievable as it may seem, I was 30 years old before I learned that Christians celebrate Jesus’ resurrection on Easter.
I grew up thinking Easter was all about jelly beans, marshmallow chicks, and chocolate bunnies….
As Russell explains in this video, his family typically spends their Sunday afternoons playing frisbee together or watching a movie. However, the Waodanis’ Sunday afternoon activities are a bit different from his.
Have you ever heard of poison fishing? If not, you’re about to hear Russell explain it….
In Worshipping the State, Benjamin Wiker, Ph.D., tells a story about incoming college students who were forced to participate in an exercise intended to shame and punish those who held “politically incorrect” opinions.
All the students were required to stand along one wall if they supported social causes that included the right to gay marriage or abortion—and along another wall if they did not.
As you might guess, biblical values and those who stood for them were perceived to be “oppressive.”
Although there is more to this story, it is safe to say that this college has become a model that other colleges are beginning to emulate. (God help us.) It gives us a glimpse into the type of challenges our children are likely to face as they leave the shelter of our homes.
This is not the future I envisioned for those sweet babies I once held in my arms….
Our adventure opens upon a battlefield. The year is 585 BC. Lydian soldiers clash with Medes. Blood flows; men die.
After six grueling years of engagement, weary families wonder whether the fighting will ever end.
An ominous rumor ripples across the field. The philosopher Thales had made a frightening prediction.
Suddenly, the sky grows dark.
Homeschool moms are notorious for giving educational resources to their children on birthdays and for Christmas.
I’ve bought a few such items myself (with mixed responses from my sons depending upon what type of item I purchased.) I thought perhaps I could share with you a few of the gifts I’ve given over the years that my sons have thoroughly enjoyed….
If you are homeschooling high school in America, undoubtedly, your student will be studying American History. We’ve studied a lot of history in our house — ancient history, world history, the Renaissance and Reformation….
However, at the start of the 2016 school year, we had yet to complete a systematic study of all periods of American history. So, when selecting courses for dual enrollment, American History 1 and 2 were natural choices.
(If you’re just joining us now, you might not know that dual enrollment enables high school students to earn college credit for the courses they study.)
One of the greatest gifts of homeschooling is the freedom to customize your child’s education.
Without formal testing, it is unreasonable to expect a teacher who is responsible for a large classroom of students to know with certainty whether those students are comprehending the material presented.
But in the intimacy of the homeschool environment, there are a variety of ways to make this assessment.
In a twinkling, all the cares of this world will pass away, and we will stand before the Lord.
In that moment, the only work that will matter is the work done for Him.
We strive to keep that truth foremost in our minds as we make choices as to how we will allocate our resources.
On this page, we will highlight ministries we have found to be effective in spreading the Gospel and trustworthy in caring for the least of these.
Have you ever wondered how books are printed?
We’re excited to release our first children’s hardcover book. And we’re praying that mommies everywhere will read it to their little ones at bedtime, and that little ones will fall asleep knowing how precious and chosen they are!
If you’ve ever wanted to take a little peek “behind the scenes,” here’s a little pictorial journal of the printing of I’d Rather Be Your Mommy.