Poiema: “Work of God”—In the Congo

"Congratulations on launching PIA today!...

A Princess Without a King

By David Goodwin How Hollywood lost its way...

“Sheltered” in a Good Way

By NOAH PAULS Noah Pauls graduated from...
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

"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, at the time it...

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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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The King Alfred School

The King Alfred School

Contact or Support The King Alfred School What is the most common response to the idea of classical Christian education (CCE) if you mention it to a typical person in the UK? According to Thomas and Hayley Bowen, the founders of the UK’s first classical Christian...

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Poiema: “Work of God”—In the Congo

Poiema: “Work of God”—In the Congo

"Congratulations on launching PIA today! I’m proud of you, Mom!” Kahindo Mbodwam read these words right after she awoke from a nap on opening day at Poiema International Academy in Kinshasa, The Democratic Republic of Congo. Exhaustion had set in. But when she saw the...

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Miseducation: Sleuthing a Progressive Plot

Miseducation: Sleuthing a Progressive Plot

A New Documentary | The Miseducation of America I bought an old motorhome once. It wasn’t long before the door didn’t quite close. We made do with a bungie cord. !en the tires blew. The cab over the front seats started to sag. When the engine quit, I realized it was...

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The Art of Wonder

The Art of Wonder

By Hannah K. Grieser Boredom has to be one of the most common complaints of childhood. Once the shock of being born wears off, it doesn’t take long for kids to start being bored. Despite all the countless gifts around them, kids will still flop on the couch with a...

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Wired for Beauty

Wired for Beauty

By MICHAEL CRAVEN Reprinted with permission from Breakpoint and the Colson Fellows Program. The poet Billy Collins once quipped that “all babies are born with a knowledge of poetry, because the lub-dub of the mother’s heart is in iambic meter.” I would add that it is...

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All The World’s A Stage

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 strode on stage and began their short skit, he huddled, quietly crying, behind the curtain on stage right. After the assembly his mom and I discussed whether Brian...

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Alumni Profile – A Simple Life

Alumni Profile – A Simple Life

By Julie Nagem A Simple Life A Westminster Academy alum recounts the path that led him here. One spring evening, Frank Roberts, was looking at pictures of his young family and he felt a feeling of thankfulness for all they had been given. “I just felt like we had been...

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Kindergartners and Chicken Eggs

Kindergartners and Chicken Eggs

NOTE FROM A HEADMASTER Christopher Stevens, Cornerstone Classical School, Salina, KS Every year our kindergarten incubates chicken eggs. Each day they turn the lights out and hold a candle to the eggs to track and draw the development of the embryo. One day, as...

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A New Documentary: The Miseducation of America

A New Documentary: The Miseducation of America

By David Goodwin, President, ACCS Click here to learn the backstory, read about each episode, and find out how to watch The Miseducation of America. ▸ The Story of Education In 1907, a progressive experiment called the “Gary Plan” was underway in Gary, Indiana, that...

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News and Notes

News and Notes

AROUND THE WORLD Spring 2022   Letters From Parents "We are back in DC…after a three-year hiatus from the fast-paced, at times overly-competitive, and politically-driven lifestyle (of course, there are many positives as well—the history, the museums, and the...

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