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Articles by author: Brian Tonnell

Classical Conversations Students: God’s Secret Service Agents

by Brian
Friday, 31 January, 2014
categories: Classical Christian Education
I would postulate that any school teacher in the country would agree that teaching Truth is important. However, in today’s culture, “Truth” and “fact” have been confused. And for the past few generations, “fact” and “opinion” have been confused, leading to our current...
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What if Adam and Eve had been Challenge Students?

by Brian
Tuesday, 05 November, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Recently, a few of our city commissioners tried to pass an ordinance that was clearly unbiblical. As I was discussing it with others, I stumbled upon a disturbing trend. While everyone I talked with agreed that the ordinance was wrong, most could not effectively...
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Dispute, Deny, Distort, Discard: The Constitution in the Crosshairs

by Brian
Friday, 20 September, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Satan tried it first1. Dispute: “Did God really say?” Deny: He didn’t really say that. “You will not certainly die.” Distort: Here’s the real truth. “God knows that when you eat from it ... you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” And the final result? Adam and...
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The Educational Waters in Which We Swim (Part Two)

by Brian
Monday, 19 August, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
In Part One of this mini treatise, we began by regarding our culture’s worldview as an ocean in which we swim. Likewise, our society’s children also swim in an educational, philosophical ocean for eight hours every day. To examine the flaws in our educational system...
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The Educational Waters in Which We Swim (Part One)

by Brian
Wednesday, 07 August, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
After speaking at a Practicum in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, I was listening to the radio on my way back to the hotel. American Family Radio was airing a program called “Crane Durham's Nothing But Truth.” On this program, the subject of worldview was being discussed. The...
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