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SRC, Week 6: Time Travel Devotional (Finale!)

Other Summer Reading Challenge posts: Introduction, Week One: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Two: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Three: off Week Four: 1) Kids. 2) Teens, 3) Devotional. Week Five: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.   TIME TRAVEL DEVOTIONAL #5:  Jesus, the Time-Redeemer Memory Verse But God, being rich in […]

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SRC, Week 4: Time Travel Devotional

Other Summer Reading Challenge posts: Introduction, Week One: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Two: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Three: off Week Four: 1) Kids. 2) Teens, 3) Devotional. Week Five: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.   TIME TRAVEL DEVOTIONAL, Week #4:  Jesus the Time-Breaker Memory Verse But God, being rich […]

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SRC, Week 4: The House of Arden

Other Summer Reading Challenge posts: Introduction, Week One: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Two: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Three: off Week Four: 1) Kids. 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.   SUMMER READING CHALLENGE (SRC), Week 4 Welcome to Week 4 of our Summer Reading Challenge!  We hope you had a great 4th […]

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SRC, Week 2: Time Travel Devotional

Other Summer Reading Challenge posts: Introduction, Week One: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Two: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Three: off Week Four: 1) Kids. 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.   WELCOME! Welcome to Week 2 of our devotional!  Today I have the great joy of introducing you to the very newest member […]

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SRC, Week One: Time Travel Devotional

Other Summer Reading Challenge posts: Introduction, Week One: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Two: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Three: off Week Four: 1) Kids. 2) Teens, 3) Devotional. WELCOME! Welcome to our Summer Reading Challenge devotional!  As we’re romping through time this summer with Chitty, Rush Revere, and the Aldens among others, the […]

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The Hero’s Journey: A Teaching Tool

On Tuesday, Janie talked about the Higgs boson, and the search for what’s under the surface in physics.  Today, I’ve invited Nathan Huffstutler, a writing and literature teacher at Maranatha Baptist Bible College, to lead us on a similar search in literature.  And I’m so excited to share his thoughts with you guys. The basic […]

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Laid-Back Homeschooling

I’m not quite ready to retire to a rocking chair in front of the general store, bending the ear of hapless passers-by: “Yessir, it was rough back in them early homeschoolin’ days . . .”  But still, it’s fun to off-handedly mention that when I started homeschooling, way back in 1985, neither A Beka nor […]

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A Children’s Guide to Pilgrim’s Progress

Last October, Janie and I celebrated Reformation Day with a read-along of Pilgrim’s Progress for families.  Janie covered the original book for older kids, while I picked up Oliver Hunkin’s Dangerous Journey: The Story of Pilgrim’s Progress.  It would turn out to be more than just a good read or a vocabulary builder.  My mom […]

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Parents’ Guide to Environmentalism in Kids’ Literature

What is Environmentalism? With the movie version of The Lorax hitting theaters this weekend, man’s role in shaping and caring for the environment is back in focus for parents and kids. The message that we ought to protect and nurture our environment is not a new one—it’s been around for decades now, and can be […]

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Japanese Literary Adventure: Study Notes

I hope you guys have enjoyed learning a little more about Japanese literature with our guests Roger Lowther and Dr. Mike Sugimoto this month.  As a wrap-up, I’ve compiled a few notes from our discussions.  Hopefully, you can put them with the resources listed below and you’ll have a fun, Christ-centered beginning experience about Japan […]

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Dangerous Journey, Part 8

via Google Video CHAPTER EIGHT: The Dark River Today’s Theme: Finishing Well From the clutches of Giant Despair, Christian and Hopeful escape into pleasant places of the Delectable Mountains.  We see them refreshing themselves in a stream, quite unlike the dark river they will encounter at the end of the chapter.  Soon they have their […]

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