We cannot refuse to put the hard work in of mentoring younger men and women, and then lambaste them because we don’t like the way they carry out their ministries. That’s not only counter-productive, it’s also, well, lazy, entitled, and self-obsessed. Is it a temptation for every generation to ignore the wisdom of the past, […]
Whatever our vocation, we all learn by doing. It is fine to have head knowledge of the process, and skills that we can use to carry out the task. But in the end it will be the time on task that propels our knowledge. Everyone learns by doing. It takes time and practice to achieve […]
You don’t have to worry about school reform, specialized training, educational psychology, classroom management, or a host of other burdens teachers today face. You can simply teach your own child. The best form of education is individualized one-on-one tutoring. That is what we do when we educate our children at home. Because you are your […]
I cannot say “our” if I live only for myself in a spiritual, watertight compartment. I cannot say “Father” if I do not endeavor each day to act like His child. I cannot say “who art in heaven” if I am laying up no treasure there. I cannot say “hallowed be Thy name” if I […]
One of the first lessons I learned about parenthood was that my words were not as effective as my actions. My children would live what I modeled for them. In my “younger years” it was a well-known fact that I loathed broccoli, or any other type of green veggie for that matter. So imagine my […]
It is not necessary to take children to a teacher for piano or to take your dog to a class for obedience. Try both at home like everything else. A Biblical Home Education, Ruth Beechick Teach them how to teach themselves. This concept is a wonderful key in a homeschooling environment. There isn’t anything a […]
The foundation of our homes whether from an educational point of view or otherwise, is relationships.