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In Memory of Elisabeth Elliot’s Homecoming — Pre-Release Giveaway for Walking with the Waodani PLUS I-TEC Resources

Elisabeth Elliot's Homecoming Giveaway
Elisabeth Elliot
Photo courtesy of I-TEC

A Humble Hero Went Home

On June 15, 2015, Elisabeth Elliot went home to be with the Lord.  Inspiring tributes to this humble hero abound. (See below for links to some of our favorites.) The impact of her life—lived faithfully for Christ—reaches across borders and generations.

When she returned to Ecuador to minister to and live among the people who had brutally murdered her husband and four other men, she courageously demonstrated what it means to “love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you” (Matt. 5:44). Continue reading In Memory of Elisabeth Elliot’s Homecoming — Pre-Release Giveaway for Walking with the Waodani PLUS I-TEC Resources

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A Simple and Painless Scripture Memory Resource — Philippians in 28 Weeks

help the persecuted church


That’s a question I often ask as I homeschool our two teenaged sons.

When I think about how the Bible is banned in many countries…and about how countless believers have sacrificed their freedom and even their lives to spread the message of God’s love and salvation…another question naturally arises:

Are we exercising our freedom responsibly?


Continue reading A Simple and Painless Scripture Memory Resource — Philippians in 28 Weeks

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Overcoming Your Greatest Fear About Homeschooling—Part 1

Be encouraged by homeschool parents and students who have traveled the path ahead of you.

While preparing workshops for the upcoming homeschool conventions, it occurred to me to ask home educating parents, “What is your greatest fear about homeschooling.” Their answers inspired this series.

Moments after I posted this question within a social media community, I received an outpouring of heartfelt responses. These recurring concerns surfaced as homeschool moms shared the fears that plagued them: Continue reading Overcoming Your Greatest Fear About Homeschooling—Part 1

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Homeschooler Adventures

Home School Adventure Co. is thrilled to announce its newest release!

Walking with the Waodani will introduce your family to amazing people and places, meals and markets, animals and agriculture, and worlds and worldviews of the country of Ecuador — as experienced through the eyes of a homeschool graduate.

  • Read the story of the five martyred missionaries of Operation Auca.
  • Hear how Jesus transformed a savage killer into a humble evangelist — and fostered a deep and abiding love between a young man and the warrior who murdered his father.
  • Review an exotic recipe for giant grubs, and learn about a stealthy, blood-sucker and other jungle creatures.

This unit study is filled with stunning photographs and exciting stories, notebooking pages, creative writing, and much more!


Continue reading Homeschooler Adventures

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Why study philosophy?

School of Athens

Who is writing the script of your life?

Most of us underestimate the relevance of philosophy. But whether we realize it or not, philosophers’ ideas have a profound impact on our daily lives. In fact, philosophers are the world’s idea men—and their ideas are the real movers and shakers of history.

Today, there is a form of philosophy that has effectively undercut freedom and dignity within our culture. And that philosophy creeps into our lives under our radar, without us even detecting it. Continue reading Why study philosophy?

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“Heaven” by Renee (Smock) Higgins

Heaven Creative Freewriting

One student’s creative writing exercise from Creative Freewriting Adventure

The trip to Heaven was just as fast as I had imagined it would be. In the blink of an eye, my spirit was whisked before a mighty gate. I instantly felt warm and light. I immediately wanted to sing. I spontaneously wanted to dance. I surprisingly wanted to… laugh?

Before me stood the most amusing scene… a scene that had been so familiar to me on earth as a child, but now seemed comical here… comical, but infinitely beautiful. Continue reading “Heaven” by Renee (Smock) Higgins