You never know what you’ll find in a church basement …

... besides plungers and flannelgraph.As I...

Poiema: “Work of God”—In the Congo

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A Princess Without a King

By David Goodwin How Hollywood lost its way...
Pruning at the Proper Time

Pruning at the Proper Time

By Hannah Grieser He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, That brings forth its fruit in its season, Whose leaf also shall not wither; And whatever he does shall prosper. —Psalm 1:3 As I write this, harvest season has begun in the fields, and...

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College and the Use of Useless Studies

College and the Use of Useless Studies

The process of choosing a college major is not unlike competing in a “Choose Your Own Adventure” game, which soon results in running the gauntlet of college requirements. The Tetris-like sport of rightly timed classes ensues, and only the fittest survive the natural...

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Five Lessons to Help Your Child With Anxiety

Five Lessons to Help Your Child With Anxiety

"For though we walk in the flesh,we do not war according to the flesh.For the weapons of our warfare arenot carnal but mighty in God for pull-ing down strongholds, casting downarguments and every high thing thatexalts itself against the knowledge ofGod, bringing every...

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You never know what you’ll find in a church basement …

You never know what you’ll find in a church basement …

... besides plungers and flannelgraph.As I passed by the flannel art “God is love” in the narrow corridor of a church basement somewhere in Kentucky, the scene was familiar. I grew up in a church like this. Along with the musty smells, unremodeled bathrooms, and low...

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Classical Conundrums: Won’t my child be stressed out?

Classical Conundrums: Won’t my child be stressed out?

Have questions about classical Christian education?  We are here to help! Ask here. Q: “I’ve heard classical education is unnecessarily difficult or harsh. Won’t my child be stressed out?” A: Children enjoy learning. They are wired for it. Assuming that children will...

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Talk to Strangers

Talk to Strangers

Giving hope to discouraged parents "My praying with them at home and taking them to church is not enough to compete with what is happening to them at school. I’m not going to win." BY MANDI GERTH Recently, scanning the middle grade fiction section at the library with...

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The Book of the IcelandersA.D. 1122

The Book of the Icelanders
A.D. 1122

Image: Iceland by Jonny Auh on Unsplash Century Watch This Year in History - A.D. 1122The Althing (Icelandic: Alþingi) is the national parliament of Iceland, established in 930 A.D. at Thingvellir (“the assembly fields”), 28 miles east of Iceland’s capital, Reykjavík....

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Our Anchor, Our Hope (Part 3)

Our Anchor, Our Hope (Part 3)

By Kristina Cowan Read more: Part I and  Part II Why Language-Focused Education Matters To shape our image-driven, internet-saturated world, our children need a sharp command of language. Thankfully, classical Christian education (CCE) is language-focused, not...

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Book Review: “Competing Spectacles”

Book Review: “Competing Spectacles”

A Review of Tony Reinke’s Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age Many spectacles compete for our attention and affection, and our devotion to them is distracting us from focusing on our families, friends, community, and Christ. Whether it’s video...

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The Beauty of Standing Fast

The Beauty of Standing Fast

A Headmaster’s Perspective “Men’s” magazines have women on the cover; women’s magazines also have women on the cover. Women are just more beautiful than men. A beautiful woman is like an army with banners. Just give up. I met one of these women and I was intoxicated....

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Seeing Beyond The Day

Seeing Beyond The Day

By HANNAH K. GRIESER "EVERYONE WANTS THE APPLES; VERY FEW WANT TO PLANT THE TREE AND WAIT." THE SMALL BEGINNINGS OF A CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN COLLEGE A Christian college started in my family’s dining room. True story. But as exciting as that might sound when I say it now,...

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The Ghost Legion of Rome and the Wall of Hadrian

The Ghost Legion of Rome and the Wall of Hadrian

This year in history In A.D. 122, the Roman Emperor Hadrian landed in Britain and headed directly to Rome’s northernmost frontier fort at Eboracum (modern day York, England). He brought with him the 6th Legion (Legio VI Victrix). The mission: build the Vallum...

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Relocating with a Purpose

Relocating with a Purpose

DO NOT VISIT AN ACCS SCHOOL, BECAUSE IF YOU DO... Allow me to say this…back in 2006 when our oldest daughter was three, we made a decision we were going to send our children to public schools. A few months after making that decision, I suggested to my wife that I was...

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