The Classical Christian Variety Show

The Classical Christian Variety Show

A SHOW LIKE NO OTHER

The classical model of learning—Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric—corresponds perfectly to the stages of preparation in any performance. A Variety Show is just as much an opportunity to teach according to the classical model of the Trivium as is a math class or a football game. As He created a world full of beauty for beauty’s sake, we, as His image bearers, are to seek to create beautiful things too, so that we may approach what it means to be fully human.

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Classical Education Requires a Classical Home

Classical Education Requires a Classical Home

THE SCHOOL AND THE HOME

The school and the home must work in concert with one another in order for this educational model to “take root” in our students’ hearts and minds. A well-ordered school curriculum, and a well-ordered classroom will be less effective if the home from which the students come fails to reinforce that learning at best, or actively works to undermine it at worst.

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Grateful is Dead

Grateful is Dead

“Be the One”

Luke 17:11-19 provides a very useful story to help us understand how prone we are to thinking selfishly.  Jesus approaches a town and comes upon ten lepers. Rather than yell, “Unclean, unclean,” as Jewish law required, the lepers cried out, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.”  Jesus says to them, “Go, show yourself to the priests.”

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