What is the place of education in the Christian Life?

Most people when they hear about education today usually think about school buildings, hired teachers, textbooks, and tests.  While these are aspects of American education today, this was not always the case.

As Noah Webster describes, in former periods of American history, education was more considered to include, 1) having possession of the truth, 2) mental and moral development to prepare one for their station in life, 3) mastery of ability to speak, read and write, and 4) being well-grounded in Christian religious beliefs. Continue reading “What is the place of education in the Christian Life?”

Why I’m a homeschool Dad, and you should too! – ReconCast Episode 2

Reconstruction Life

Welcome to another episode of ReconCast where Joe and Dan begin the conversation about education, and how Christians should view education in general.  This is the first in a multi-part series of back-and-forth discussion on God’s view of education, and how that manifests itself in the family.   Thanks for listening! Continue reading “Why I’m a homeschool Dad, and you should too! – ReconCast Episode 2”

The Quintessential Question

I’ve been away from home for quite some time now, and in that time I’ve had plenty of time to spend around unbelievers.  Thank the Lord, I’ve also had some wonderful fellowship with the body as well, but those opportunities are fewer than I’d prefer.  The difference between the two relationships is markedly different, especially with respect to their epistemological reference points. Continue reading “The Quintessential Question”