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5 Ways to Bring the Great Commission to Life in Your Homeschool

No matter your reason for choosing to homeschool—the academic advantage, an education tailored to your child’s needs, the opportunity to experience math, science, and history through the lens of faith—as Christians, we know that our job as parents is a … Continue reading

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Why Sonlight Studies Both Western and Eastern Hemispheres

Sonlight devotes much more time to studying cultures outside of Europe and North America than most curricula do. Why? Well, I believe we should study those for whom God cares most deeply. Which turns out to be the whole world! … Continue reading

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The Children of India

India has over 400 million people who have never heard of Jesus. The lostness is staggering, yet God is at work in India! Continue reading

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Why Should Kids Care About Giving to International Missions?

I was a missionary kid, born deep in the heart of southern Mexico and then lived in the former Yugoslavia. The idea of giving to missions isn’t merely conceptual to me; it played out in my life in a very … Continue reading

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Experience India and Give Your Kids the Same Advantage Mine Have

My children have an advantage. I don’t mind telling you what it is. My children have experienced life in a culture devoted to the worship of false gods. They have watched families with dirty, barefoot, sunken-eyed children crowd around a … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Extend Window on the World

Cultural geography takes on a life of its own, doesn’t it? It goes well beyond the facts of physical geography—such as landforms and bodies of water—and allows us to immerse ourselves in vibrant worlds beyond our own circle of familiarity. … Continue reading

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5 Ways Homeschool Families Can Support Missionaries

Of all the reasons I love our Sonlight education— learning through real-world books, not rewritten sources, developing (rather than simply reciting) a worldview, and connecting geography, history, and culture through human stories —perhaps my favorite reason is how Sonlight also … Continue reading

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