Ready to learn!

Ready to learn!

Ready to learn!

Going back to this article’s initial question, when I tell parents how to prepare their child for his or her entrance into school, I never encourage them to spend time teaching them content

Instead, I encourage parents to teach them the skills necessary to attend in school.

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Family Worship, Pt. 2

Family Worship, Pt. 2

FAMILY WORSHIP, PT. 2

“Family” and “worship.”  Two words, each of which standing alone is richly warm and evocative.  “Family” connotes community, belonging, and unconditional love. “Worship” conjures thoughts of reverence, jubilation, and communion.

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Family Worship, Pt. 1

Family Worship, Pt. 1

FAMILY WORSHIP, PT. 1

I was once speaking to a group of dads, and I asked them a simple question: If you lived in Communist China and had to worship underground in your own family church, how would you be doing as your family’s only pastor? If your children had no church to go to, no Sunday school to attend, no youth group to enjoy…. If they had none of these things that church offers them, how much of Christ would they know because all they had was you?

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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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