Tag Archives: faith

Homeschooling at its Best is Education, Not Indoctrination

With homeschooling, you have the daily opportunity to teach your values and pass on your beliefs to your children. There is, of course, no guarantee that your children will choose to agree with you at the end of the day. … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The Book We Didn't Love

Guest post by Heather Schwarzen The thrill of Box Day had faded, and I was knee-deep in making the school year a reality. I had three students that year; Mary Hannah was 8, Mathaus was 5, and Jack was 3. … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

What Studying History Teaches Us About the Body of Christ

I saw a "quiz" on Facebook titled "What is your Quaker name?" Using your birth month and your first name offers to illuminate the answer (hint: your Quaker name is "Friend" + your first name). It made me smile. My … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Reminder: Faith Matches Reality

I've known him since he was a lanky, awkward child in middle school. Like me, he's a tad less awkward today. We're sitting near my computer, which I shut off so I'm not distracted while we talk. "You know I … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Strong

There is something really special about a well-written missionary biography. The story, amazing. The struggles, breathtaking. The triumph of the Lord, it just makes you want to lift your hands and shout, "Glory!" Here are a couple of missionaries that … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Faith, Science, and Thinking Across Disciplines

As debates about faith and science continue, I'm reminded about the importance of learning to think across disciplines. Too often there is an academic tendency to isolate the disciplines. This is helpful to a certain extent, but not at the … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

God uses ordinary people to change the world

I think Mary and Joseph were pretty ordinary people. Or at least they looked like it from the outside. But God used them in an extraordinary way. Why? For starters, God chose them. And we can never guess whom He … Continue reading

Tagged , , , | 1 Comment