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Part 3: How Not to Teach the Bible to Our Kids

In this blog series, we discuss the dos and don'ts of teaching the Bible to our children. Part 3 explains the importance of giving our kids independence when reading Scripture.

Christian Homeschooling: 3 Reasons We Need to Roar Like a Mother (That Means You Too, Gentlemen)

Our children are growing up in a different world than we did. And they are asking deep questions at younger and younger ages. The Mama Bear Apologetics book is a much-needed manual to catch us up to speed on the ideas that influence our kids and their friends.

Christian Homeschool Activity About the True Meaning of Christmas

The historical events and biblical stories about Christmas get lost in translation around this time of year--here's how to remind our children about the real reason for the season.

How to Talk About Frozen II with Your Kids

Though Frozen II has captivated the attention of kids across the world, there are a few errors that Christian parents should pay attention to. Here are five conversations we can have with our kids to help them carefully evaluate it.

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Part 2: How Not to Teach the Bible to Our Kids

In this blog series, we discuss the dos and don'ts of teaching the Bible to our children. Part 2 explains the importance of giving our kids context to Scripture.

Part 1: How Not to Teach the Bible to Our Kids

In this blog series, we discuss the dos and don'ts of teaching the Bible to our children. Part 1 explores the proper questions to ask your kids after reading Scripture.

Teaching Our Kids About Using Emotions and Discernment

Our children will repeatedly encounter this idea that their feelings are the most reliable guide for truth. How can we equip them to rightly recognize their emotions, without being led by them? Here are a couple of ways we can intentionally prepare our children to make decisions based on discernment rather than pure emotion.

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Encouragement for the Homeschooling Mom and Three Things To Let Go

To the homeschooling mom, your work is not in vain. These are three things to give up to God when teaching your kiddos at home.

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What is Arthur's Gay Wedding Really Teaching Us?

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.

Has Your Child Abandoned Their 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?

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Why Shouldn’t We Settle for the Jesus Answer?

Our children will undoubtedly continue giving us the Jesus answer. Afterall, old habits die hard. But let’s begin viewing the Jesus answer as an opportunity – our opportunity to develop critical thinking, encourage biblical, evidence-based faith, and prepare our children for lifelong discipleship.

Explaining Postmodernism to Our Children

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.

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Explaining Islam to Our Children

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?

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Explaining Naturalism to Our Children

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. Naturalism, also known as materialism or scientism, is just as widespread. And it may be more difficult to detect.

Explaining New Spirituality to Our Children

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.

With the Right Resources, Elementary Students Can Engage in Comparative Worldview Analysis

In previous posts, we have seen that our children need comparative worldview education, and they need it in the elementary years. But how do we do this? What type of resources do we need to help our children critically evaluate every message they receive?

Worldview Education Is for Everyone

Comparative worldview education is not something we should reserve solely for our high school students. These are a few reasons why.

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The Importance of a Comparative Worldview Education

Comparative worldview education? How can this solve our discipleship shortcomings? That is a great question. Before we dive into why comparative worldview education is needed, let’s explore what this type of training is and what it seeks to do.