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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

The Root Issues Behind Arthur’s Gay Wedding

Social media is abuzz this week after the beloved PBS Kids show, Arthur, featured a gay wedding on its season premiere. Though Christians found this incident alarming, it was by no means surprising. We live in a culture that not only celebrates the LGBTQ lifestyle but aggressively seeks to indoctrinate our children into it. What

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Are Our Children Actually Leaving The Faith?

There is a lot of talk within the Christian community about young adults abandoning the faith. Most Christians have at least one friend or family member who put Christianity on the shelf before their thirtieth birthday. However, is this an overwhelming trend? Or is it just something that happens here and there? Rather than speculate,

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Three Reasons We Shouldn’t Settle for the Jesus Answer

One of the highest compliments I ever received as a teacher came in the form of a complaint. One of my third-grade Sunday school students saw me in the church hallway and said, “Oh no, it’s you!” I laughed and replied, “It’s good to see you too, Samuel. Why aren’t you happy to see me

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

What Do Our Children Need to Know About Postmodernism?

Postmodernism is perhaps the most confusing worldview threatening to capture the hearts and minds of our children. It promotes concepts such as love, acceptance, and tolerance – all of which stem from the Christian worldview. Yet the postmodern version twists Truth into a counterfeit. What exactly does postmodernism teach and how can we prepare our

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

What Do Our Children Need to Know About Islam?

Of all the counterfeit worldviews in our society, Islam can be the most intimidating to present to our children. Much of our exposure to Islam involves news coverage of radical Islamic groups in the Middle East. But we also have many Muslim neighbors in our communities. What exactly does Islam teach? And how can we

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

What Do Our Children Need to Know About Naturalism?

In a previous blog post, we explored what our children need to know about new spirituality. However, new spirituality is not the only worldview vying for the hearts and minds of our children. The naturalistic worldview is just as widespread. And it may be more difficult to detect. This is because naturalism’s messages aren’t loudly

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

What Do Our Children Need to Know About New Spirituality?

New spirituality is a worldview that has infiltrated most areas of our society. It bombards our children with its false truth-claims in everything from TV shows to memes, fitness ads to food labels. Training our children to navigate their encounters with new spirituality can be difficult. Messages such as “be true to yourself” and “follow

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Worldview Education Isn’t Just for High School Students

One of the tensest moments I faced as a teacher involved comparative worldview education. I had just begun my third-year teaching Foundation Comparative Worldview Curriculum. Things were going great. The students were engaged and were growing in their ability to think critically. Parents were thrilled! At least most parents were. On this particular day, one

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Three Reasons Our Children Need Comparative Worldview Education

I will never forget the moment eastern meditation hijacked my classroom. It happened in the blink of an eye. The classroom projector went on the fritz. As I turned to fiddle with the wires, I heard a student say, “Guys, we should totally meditate to stay calm.” I immediately turned to address that comment, only

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