Tag Archives: homeschooling

September 18

Could You Pass An 8th Grade Exam?

Let me rephrase that. Could you pass an 8th grade exam from 100 years ago? There, that’s better. If there was ever any question as to how far educational standards have fallen, this digital image of a 100 year old exam should put any doubt to rest. Note how, in the Civil Government portion of […]

July 12

Modern Day Janissaries–Are You Raising One?

In the 14th century Turkish administrators would scour their regions for sons of the Sultan’s Christian subjects. These boys, usually between the ages of 10 and 12, were taken from their Christian parents, and given to the Turkish families to learn the customs and rules of Islam. They were supervised 24 hours a day, and […]

April 13

While the Founders Gently Weep

Aaron Harvey is a father in Florida, and this man is not happy. He’s unhappy because his wife found a piece of paper in their son’s school backpack. On the paper were the following words written in crayon by his fourth grade son: I am willing to give up some of my constitutional rights in […]

Parents, Your Kids Don’t Belong to You

Who do you think she voted for on the last presidential election?

Yes, We Can Prevent School Shootings

It’s been argued that nothing, especially gun-control laws, could have prevented the Sandy Hook shootings in Connecticut and similar tragedies in other schools. I submit that such thinking may not be entirely accurate. God’s ordained board of education is the family. It is contrary to God’s Word to place the responsibility of children in the […]

The Dumbing Down of Worship in America & Our Biblical Witness

A big part of the problem is that we have gotten the unconverted in the church while still unconverted, and as such, they have no love for God, His Christ, His people nor for true worship. Over the last 50 years or so, there has been a dumbing down of Biblical worship and the witness […]

Some Parental Rants Are Biblically Instructive

The Machine: The Truth Behind Teachers Unions

Yet another reason to homeschool…..

9 Assumptions of Modern Schooling

by John Taylor Gatto As Stephen Arons, the legal scholar from the University of Massachusetts, told an audience at the Hawthorne Valley School a while back: Centralized control of government schools creates the appearance of a Unity which is refuted by the growing mass of families who have removed their children from public or private […]

Top Seven Lies About Homeschoolers, Debunked

This is both brilliant and hilarious. Good job! And as an added bonus, here’s more of Blimey Cow on “My Smartphone Made Me Stupid”….. “"Smartphones are making us stupid…..For the love of your future grandchildrens ADD, let’s stop going down this road."

The Khan Academy: High Tech Homeschooling

Homeschooling is the biblical way to educate your children. Here’s a high tech help! I think I’m all for it. Awesome.

Film: Still Standing – The Stonewall Jackson Story

This new film documentary on the life of Stonewall Jackson looks great for the whole family. Jackson is one of those truly notable Christians in American history. From Franklin Springs Family Media: His legacy as a military genius is widely renowned. Now, in Still Standing: The Stonewall Jackson Story, his legacy as a man of […]

Independent? Of What?

Just a reminder to you as you celebrate this weekend our nation’s independence from the British: The independence you celebrate we lost in the War of Northern Aggression after President Lincoln raised an army and invaded our own country, to rape, plunder and pillage the farms, families and land of the South in order to […]

Theocracy & A Liberal Education

I read a variety of authors, many of whom hold differing eschatological viewpoints. I also enjoy the fellowship of those who hold to a different doctrine of eschatology than my own and do so with a good conscience because eschatology, while affecting one’s worldview, should never be used as a litmus test for fellowship between […]

Evolution Challenged At ‘Ground Zero’ – Darwin’s Galapagos Islands

Be sure and check out this new film on Darwin…on his own turf nonetheless. Looks very good!!! See the first two trailers below.  – JT ‘The Mysterious Islands’: New Galapagos Film Challenges Evolution on ‘Ground Zero’ of Darwinism “SAN ANTONIO, Texas — September 8, 2009 — As the world prepares to celebrate the 150th anniversary […]

Sean Hannity: Obama To Indoctrinate School Kids?

Is Homeschooling ‘Child Abuse’?

At the Old Virginia Blog’, southern writer Richard G. Williams , Jr. has a few things to say to those who criticize the Christian homeschooler’s, comments like the following, for example: "The real tragedy is to see the children who are the product of homeschooling. Yes, there is evidence to suggest that *some homeschooled kids […]

Voddie Baucham: The Children of Caesar

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