3 Reasons I Don’t Send My Kids to School to Be Salt and Light

And how we can spread the gospel without putting our children on the frontlines.

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As a Christian homeschooling mom, one query I often get is why I do not allow my children to go to school as their mission field. Their reasoning is typically that the children in public schools may never have been introduced to the love of Christ, and my children just might be the ones to do that.

I’ll admit that this certainly seems like a pretty sound reason to consider sending my kids to school, and there are many who do so, but these three reasons have kept me convinced that keeping them home is the best thing for our family.  Continue reading “3 Reasons I Don’t Send My Kids to School to Be Salt and Light”

Lazy Day Links- 6/10/16

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It’s not even officially summer yet, and I’m already dying to start our homeschooling term back up again. I miss it so much, and I’m so excited to begin our new year! My children, however, are enjoying their time off, so I’ll have to press on until we do start up again next month. Now on to this week’s links!

Favorite Blog Posts:

Get Outside and Learn– Nourishing My Scholar

Everyday Schole: Multum Non Multa– The Sunny Patch

The Trouble with America: Republicans or Democrats?– Soul Survival

Homeschool Success– Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers

Are Public Schools Teaching Your Child an Alternate Religion?– Julie Roys

 

Posts You May Have Missed:

An Open Letter to the New Homeschooler I Met Today

Homeschooling Multiple Ages? Simplicity Is the Key to Success

A Tale of Ten Homeschoolers

Why Should We Homeschool?- Part 6- Centrality of the Family

Why Should We Homeschool?- Part 7- Focusing on True Education Instead of Mass Instruction

 

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Books Worth Reading:

With My Eyes Wide Open– Brian “Head” Welch

The Circle Series– Ted Dekker

Beloved Unbeliever: Loving Your Husband into the Faith– Jo Berry

Life Is Tough But God Is Faithful: How to See God’s Love in Difficult Times– Sheila Walsh

Are We Living in the End Times?– Tim LaHaye

 

That’s it for this week. Have a great weekend!