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Five Reasons to Teach Our Children to Give

We're wrapping up our WorldViews learning and giving project soon. What an exciting time for the Sonlight community to learn and grow and give together! There's still time to join in. If your family would like to participate, you can … Continue reading

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Let the Reformation Inspire You to Raise World-Changers

This year we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the birth of the Reformation when Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of his church in Wittenberg, Germany in 1517. Today if you are able to hold a Bible–in … Continue reading

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Seven Reasons to Homeschool from a Global Perspective

I was a missionary kid who lived in three countries on two continents by the time I was eight years old, so I’m probably biased when it comes to the idea of homeschooling from a global perspective. The way I was … Continue reading

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Raising Kids with a Heart for the World

God's love for the whole world is at the heart of Sonlight. The picture of Revelation 7:9 regarding people from every tongue, tribe and nation, worshipping the Lamb of God is one of the most beautiful I can imagine. What … Continue reading

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How to Raise Mission-minded Children

When my husband and I decided to homeschool, one of our main goals was to raise mission-minded children. When we moved to Canada after serving six years in the Middle East and in South America as missionaries, we were literally in "Christian" culture shock. … Continue reading

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How Missions is the Heart of Sonlight

In the 1980s, my Dad worked at the U.S. Center for World Mission. Now named Frontier Ventures, this organization raises awareness of the Great Commission, encouraging believers to spread the Good News of Jesus to the rest of the world. … Continue reading

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Zooming out and in: Global-minded homeschooling

I’ve always loved maps -- the delicate wandering lines, the stars and circles hovering over city centers, the softly-worn paper folds creating ridges and peaks where the creases bisect latitude and longitude. Even the mysterious names themselves have a cadence, … Continue reading

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