Operation Christmas Child has been a ministry dear to our hearts for many years now. The first time we ever joined in the filling of OCC shoeboxes was about 10 years ago. I decided to get my 3rd grade Missionette class at church involved. We’ll just pack a couple of shoeboxes, I thought. Each girl can […]
“Why don’t you ever preach Christ’s word to people?!?!” My old high school friend’s instant message to me was direct, and yet had a certain air about it. A certain air I didn’t like. Immediately preceding that sentence, she had quoted some song lyrics to a (wretched, not my style) 1980’s church song that contains […]
Note: I uncovered this post buried in my unfinished Drafts file. I can’t think of anything else to add, and I’m not sure what else I had planned, so I am just going to post it as is. It’s pretty self-explanatory. I am praying that this year’s (2010) homeschool conference, set for March, is free […]
As I have been studying this whole patriocentricity movement, I keep asking myself this question: What EFFECT does having one baby after another have on the mother? Often called Quiverfull or the Quiverfull movement, it is becoming more prevalent lately, particularly among homeschooling families. I well remember our “first round” of kids: My husband had two […]
To isolate students completely from the entire world is unhealthy! That isn’t to say we cannot INsolate them, but what that entails is giving them the tools to reach others while ALSO giving them the foundation and protection to work from.