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Archive for July, 2012

Book Review: Your Family God’s Way — Developing and Sustaining Relationships in the Home

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Your Family God’s Way: Developing and Sustaining Relationships in the Home by Wayne A. Mack What makes a good family? Good theology, regular family worship, separation from the world, modest dressing, listening to good music, going to a Biblical church, homeschooling? All of these things may be good, but none of them, by themselves, are […]

It’s All Greek to Me

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Dear Harvey, How do we teach Latin or Greek to a child when we don’t know the language ourselves? In fact, having attended public school, we feel as if we lack a healthy grasp of the English language! S. N. When we first learned English, did we construct sentences based upon a conscious knowledge of […]

Favorite Sermons

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Ten Shekels and a Shirt by Paris Reidhead Message taken from the book of Judges. A story of the social conditions of that time and compares it with the social conditions of today. The Joy of Giving It All Part 2 by Paul Washer Romans 12:1 What does it mean to put yourself at Christ’s […]

First Place in the Logic Category

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

The Fallacy Detective and The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel Bluedorn and Hans Bluedorn have been awarded First Place in the Logic category of Mary Pride’s 2012 Practical Homeschooling Reader Awards.

Classical Homeschooling Peer Pressure

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

I am searching to know why I ought to teach my children Greek and Roman mythology — including memorizing the names of the Greek and Roman gods, reading literature such as the Iliad and Odyssey, as well as many other works written by the Roman Empire writers, including Plutarch. If anyone had asked me prior […]

God is greatly honored when under trial and chastening we have good thoughts of Him

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

The Faithfulness of God The apprehension of this blessed truth will preserve us from worry. To be full of care, to view our situation with dark forebodings, to anticipate the morrow with sad anxiety, is to reflect upon the faithfulness of God. He who has cared for His child through all the years, will not […]

Classical Q&A

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Q. My oldest child, a girl age twelve, is having a hard time working independently. She has a difficult time reading directions or explanations, and understanding what is required from her. She will read through her math lesson, then tell me she doesn’t get it. Whenever I sit down and read it to her and […]

His brain becomes as soft as cheese

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Dear Laurie, My husband and I recently adopted my sixteen-year-old nephew. This is a likable young man who does not get into trouble, is easy-going, and has been raised as a Christian. He has, however, quite possibly the laziest mind I have ever seen. I suspect that when he was being raised, television and videos […]

Bless the Lord: The 103rd Psalm

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

No, these aren’t my grandchildren — they’re the winners of one of our Trivium Pursuit contests. They seem to be enjoying their prize — Bless the Lord: The 103rd Psalm by Johannah Bluedorn Stanford.

The New Testament Was Written in Greek

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Hello Mr. Bluedorn, I have some questions about the Bible in Greek: 1. What are the guidelines to buy a Bible in Greek? 2. When we buy a Bible in Greek, what is the text we are getting? The one called the Septuagint? 3. When choosing a Bible, how do we know if it is […]


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