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A Princess Without a King

By David Goodwin How Hollywood lost its way Have you noticed how the stories in our most popular story form—the movies—have paled in recent years? In 2019, the top 10 movies were: Avengers Endgame (sequel), The Lion King (remake), Frozen II (sequel), Toy Story 4...

“Sheltered” in a Good Way

By NOAH PAULS Noah Pauls graduated from high school in 2017. In February, 2021, he returned to his alma mater to deliver this special message in person to the current student body. It is much easier to navigate the world as a slave to sin. The reason is that as...

Turning Point: How One Student’s Senior Thesis Transformed Her Life and Thinking Forever

By Chris Potts   See Charity Kim's speech here.  |  Learn more about the ACCS Repairing the Ruins Conference here. |  Learn more about the Chrysostom Oratory Competition here. ARE YOU HAPPY? If you are, Charity Kim knows why. And she says you should count yourself...

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David Goodwin

The Imaginative Dad

The Imaginative Dad

By David Goodwin, President, ACCS Summer is both a blessing and a curse....


Ty Fischer

The Words of Power

The Words of Power

by Ty Fischer I should have been arrested. I had no clue. Words are...


Hannah K. Grieser

The Art of Wonder

The Art of Wonder

By Hannah K. Grieser Boredom has to be one of the most common complaints...

Back to the Books

Back to the Books

By Hannah K. Grieser People think that stories are shaped by people. In...

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Classical Schools Cut Through the Culture Wars

Classical Schools Cut Through the Culture Wars

A recent article in Newsweek reminds its readers: Schools have a profound effect on the values instilled in children. It goes on to say that in an ideal world, schools would cut through partisan battles, ensuring some set of consistent values and focusing on the goal of advancing truth. read more…

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The Art of Wonder

By Hannah K. Grieser Boredom has to be one of the most common complaints of childhood. Once the...

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Wired for Beauty

By MICHAEL CRAVEN Reprinted with permission from Breakpoint and the Colson Fellows Program. The...

All The World’s A Stage

By Thomas Garfield Brian wasn’t having any of it! As the rest of his first-grade class confidently...

“Train well for this life, and train well for the life to come; train well for earth, and train well for heaven; train them for God, train them for Christ, and train them for eternity. Amen.”

— 1888, English Pastor J.C. Ryle, “The Duties of Parents”

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