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The Worldview Behind the Public Education System
No, not all public-school teachers share the sentiments of Matthew Ray, and not all Christian families will choose the same educational option for their children. However, as Christians, it is our responsibility to understand the worldview framework in which our children are educated and to prayerfully consider how we will prepare them to navigate the waters.
Celebrating Easter In Isolation: The Beauty Behind It
Yes, this Easter will be a lonely one. Lord willing, it will be the only one we face in isolation. But let us take full advantage of the ache of loneliness. Let it remind us of all that was won at the cross and the empty tomb.
In the Age of Super Bowl Stripper Poles, Our Kids Must Be Prepared to Answer this Question
The 2020 Super Bowl halftime show was probably the most controversial halftime performance since Janet Jackson’s 2004 “wardrobe malfunction.” Secular sources praised J Lo and Shakira’s performance as an incredible show from "powerful, sexy women,” while Christian sources chastised the NFL for blatantly exposing children to soft porn.
Teaching Our Kids that Christianity is Not Against Science
As Christians, we should want our children to view science as a valuable tool for gaining knowledge about the physical world. However, we need to help them see the foolishness of believing science is the only way of gaining knowledge.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Why Do Our Children Need Comparative Worldview Education?
In a previous post, we discussed what comparative worldview education is. This post will focus on why our children need comparative worldview education, and how it can address situations like the one I encountered in my classroom.