Often when I leave for work, I say goodbye to my wife and children by offering good wishes. Have you ever thought about the common phrase “have a nice day”? Grammatically, it’s an imperative or command like “be good!” The way it looks on paper it could be followed up with “or else” as in “have […]
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.
A few years ago, there was a movie released on the martyrdom of Jim Elliot and his friends. One of the most interesting parts of the film was what it revealed about the Waodoni perception of life after death. After death, the Waodoni believed, they would face a great boa snake. If they were able to jump […]
Ask homeschool parents the question, “Why do you homeschool?” and you’ll get a lot of different answers. Sometimes they are standard, but other times they include reasons I’ve never thought of before. One story in particular stood out to me. Meet Deborah, a mom who homeschooled all four of her kids through the elementary grades. […]
“For his God doth instruct him to discretion, and doth teach him” (Isaiah 28:26). My family recently received some flower bulbs to plant. The package told us to plant them in early spring. Of course, our children wanted to plant the bulbs right away and asked why we needed to wait. “Because the package says to […]
The Need for a Biblical Worldview We have always lived in a fallen world, but it seems to be going from bad to worse (2 Timothy 3:13). The issues are snowballing; rebellion against God rages like an avalanche overtaking any chance of escape (Psalm 2:1–3). Will the rebellion of this world swallow up or smother your […]
Imagine this—you’re with a group of friends for a New Year’s Eve party. There’s a fire burning in the fireplace and hot cider in the kitchen. After some holiday food, there’s a time of singing. People begin to share some testimonies about what God is doing in their lives and what they’re learning from Scripture. […]
In 1858, Francis Ridley Havergal visited a museum in Dusseldorf, Germany, and viewed a painting depicting the crucifixion. Next to the painting was this caption: “I did this for thee; what hast thou done for Me?” That question inspired her to write the poem that became the text of the hymn “I Gave My Life for Thee.”1 […]