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December 23, 2019

But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born
under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive
adoption as sons.
(Galatians 4:4-5 ESV)


Jesus did come in the fullness of time... four millennia full. Th...

December 23, 2019

1. Challenge: Evaluate your reading

I’ve often been challenged and now want to challenge you to evaluate the books that you are reading:

- Family read-aloud books

- School assigned books

- Books for free time reading

- Books you are planning to discuss as a family

In your ev...

November 18, 2019

A Theme for the Year

The great British hymnwriter, Frances Havergal, gave us a wonderful gift with her New Year’s Eve hymn, Another Year Is Dawning, written in 1873. Havergal’s third stanza goes like this:

Another year of service, of witness for Thy love;

Another year of...

November 18, 2019

1. Hope

And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.” Psalm 39:7

One of the dictionary definitions of hope is, “a desire for a certain thing to happen.” Can’t you see that definition applying to your school? We “hope” that our children listens when we speak...

October 21, 2019

1. God always has a purpose

In Esther, chapter one, Memucan, a prince of Persia, an advisor to Ahasuerus, gave this advice to the king: “If we don’t reprimand Vashti (the queen), we will have a country of angry women, out of control, who do not know their place. Give he...

October 21, 2019

One of the special joys of parenthood is the privilege to speak into the lives of our grandchildren, especially when they are the ones asking the questions about our lives and faith. During a recent ‘babysitting’ event at one of our children’s homes, the older granddau...

September 24, 2019

1. Foundations: God’s Word

At the beginning of the school year, it is our great privilege and joy to review what our true foundation of education is. As we review that one foundation, we can anticipate the excitement of evaluating schedule, methods, materials, environme...

August 27, 2019

From August 16-18, a group of Christian families gathered at Roxbury Holiness Camp, PA, to learn, to fellowship, and to be inspired. Here are some memories from the weekend. You can watch all the sessions from the conference  here.

God blessed us with amazing weather!!

W...

July 22, 2019

1. Great Hope
 

As we prepare for the year ahead, how comforting is, “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.” (Psalm 32:8) Make a chart or card of this verse and keep it near you all year. Or paint it on...

July 22, 2019

It was a beautiful day in early July, 1986. I was happily driving eastbound on Interstate 70 in our used, “sporty” 1970’s 12 passenger van. It was early afternoon when I noticed a state trooper following me closely. I moved over to let him pass since I was hogging the...

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