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Feb
23
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Is Genesis History? Does it Matter?

Is Genesis History? Does it Matter? Del Tackett, creator of “The Truth Project” has taken a personal interest in a timely and critical subject. Today, more than ever in recent history, the Bible has been under attack. Not just by unbelievers but within the Christian community. Controversies surround our origins. Is the earth old millions...

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Feb
09
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Educational Helps: The Best Time to Learn about Branches of Our Government

While educating children I am constantly looking for those times when opportunity knocks. There is not a better time to teach about the branches of our government than now. Everyone knows that I like teaching history chronologically and from a historical perspective. Along with the overwhelming strengths this approach offers, it often has the weakness...

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Feb
09
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The Redundancy of Christian Education

  The term Christian education is redundant. In a very real and substantial sense it is repetitious to call education Christian. While preparing for a new school year, this year, the idea of what education truly is came home very clearly. As is likely the case for you, I probably heard it before, but the...

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Nov
02
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Politics is a Messy Business

Politics is a Messy Business by Gary DeMar From the publisher: Veritas is not a political organization. However, we are a biblical one–one that believes Scripture applies to all areas, including current events. We hope you find Gary’s article helpful as you consider your opportunities and responsibilities as members of two kingdoms. There are two...

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Aug
16
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The robot apocalypse is coming? Will your child survive?

Could you replace your son or daughter with a robot? Of course not. But several companies are already planning to do just that. Right now corporations all over the world are scheming to replace your child with Artificial Intelligence (AI). Three weeks ago, a former student of mine, who just sold his first tech startup...

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May
31
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More to Jane Austen than Meets the Eye

Jane Austen was a famous English novelist known primarily for her works such as Persuasion, Emma, Sense and Sensibility, and of course, Pride & Prejudice. These novels are some of the best of her time, but there is far more to them and Miss Austen than meets the eye. Drawing from her own life, Austen...

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Mar
30
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Finding the Grace in Flannery

“There are ages in which it is possible to woo the reader; there are others when something more drastic is necessary. . . . to the hard of hearing you shout, and for the almost blind you draw large and startling figures.”[1] Flannery O’Connor Increasingly lauded in literary and now Christian circles, Flannery O’Connor’s art...

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Feb
29
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Days of Reckoning – Mortgages, Football and The Donald

Tom plays golf at the same club as me. He works in finance for Hershey Foods, the folks who invented chocolate. Tom’s car has a bumper sticker you’ll appreciate. It simply says $18,000,000,000 and that sticker is on top of one that says $17,000,000,000. He told me he has a new one to put on...

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Oct
20
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Can you answer this question about the Bible?

Looking over the homeschool marketplace, I would make two observations. It is dominated by Christians. They don’t value learning the Bible, based on the money they spend on curriculum. So, I asked some pastors and Christian leaders, “Why is it important for children to learn the content of the Bible?” This is not an attempt...

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Oct
01
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Someone’s Precious Baby

by Laurie Detweiler October is National Learning Disabilities Month. It is a time when our focus is shifted to education, specifically on raising awareness about learning disabilities and the achievements those with these differences have accomplished. I wish we called it Nation Learning Aspiration Month. Not a week goes by that I am not asked...

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