Category Archives: Education

Thoughts on Public Education

“One of the great ironies among modern evangelicals is the fact that many have higher and stricter standards for their children’s baby-sitters than they do for their children’s teachers. Is a baby-sitter needed?  She should be a Christian, and a … Continue reading

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On Education and Religion

Samuel Cooper in his 1780 Sermon “On the Day of the Commencement of the Constitution” aptly ties faith and education together and reminds us what is at stake in the schools of our nation.  When faith is removed from schools … Continue reading

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Curriculum Review on American History

On Feb 10 at 10 am in the Admin Conference Room (2nd Floor) you are invited to learn about America’s Godly heritage and the American Heritage Series.  Dale Petersen will be talking with Pastor Scott about the material and anyone interested … Continue reading

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Education

You have got to watch this 12 minutes about education paradigms.  It is wonderful and needful for every parent, teacher or business worker.

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Is American Education going the way of Nazi Germany?

I have been reflecting on my elementary education recently, particularly my vastly inadequate understanding of American History and why our public school system failed to teach me the truth.  For example, I was taught that the Founders of the United … Continue reading

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Requirements for Baby sitters exceed that of teachers?

“One of the great ironies among modern evangelicals is the fact that many have higher and stricter standards for their children’s baby-sitter than they do for their children’s teachers. Is a baby-sitter needed?  She should be a Christian, and a … Continue reading

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Christian Education and Parenting

“Just being around godly people is insufficient…some of the most tragic stories in the Bible concern parental failure.”  (Wilson, Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning, pg. 72) These words, present a challenging view to most modern parenting and most Christian … Continue reading

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William Morris’ Thoughts on Education – 19th century

I ran across this vignette while reading Nature’s Unruly Mob by Paul Gilk.  I thought I would share this story, from page 65: The Educator’s Engine “In News from Nowhere, a late nineteenth-century novel by William Morris, there is an … Continue reading

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