The world is preparing for yet another Christmas. My family enjoys a lot of things about Christmas—the lights, the food, the special family time, the gift-giving—but I don’t want us to become preoccupied with those things to the extent that we forget about why we celebrate the holiday in the first place. I want my […]
You homeschool because your child’s faith is important to you. We want to support you in training up your child. These blog posts show how to give your child a biblical worldview of each subject.
About two months ago, I bought a small throw pillow for a chair in my home. The pillow displayed the word thankful in large gold letters. I had a mission for that pillow. Every time I walked by the chair, the pillow would remind me to think of things I was thankful for. My plan worked […]
Going to the doctor isn’t my favorite thing, but in preparing for a recent missions trip to Africa, I had to get a vaccination. As the nurse assisted me, she asked about my job, and I gave my usual reply about BJU Press being a Christian textbook publisher for grades K–12. To define Christian, I explained […]
I’m a few weeks into teaching Heritage Studies 2 to my oldest daughter. One day as we started our history lesson after family worship, my daughter exclaimed, “I learned this in Bible class!” (That’s because our second-grade American history textbook began with creation.) She was surprised to be learning something in history class that she learned […]
How do Bible study skills relate to biblical worldview shaping? First, you must understand that a biblical worldview consists of three ingredients: (1) the larger story of the world, (2) the beliefs and values that grow out of that larger story, and (3) the cultural action or personal behavior that should result from those beliefs […]
You’ve chosen to educate your children at home to protect them from secular influences during their formative years. But what about the books we bring into our homes? Sometimes a book’s agenda is obvious—you can tell by what authors put in or what they leave out. I recently surveyed a selection of secular textbooks and […]
The controversies surrounding the 2016 presidential election have at times made me want to shut politics out of my life until the election is over. But each time, I decide against that because I know how important it is. As Christians, we can’t hide from the issues since many directly impact us. It’s our responsibility […]