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July 4th Celebrations and Memory Work

On July 4th, and on other American holidays, do we really pause to reflect on our nation’s history? Too often, for my family, these holidays have become a day of swimming, grilling, and fireworks. Recently, I read Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little Town on the Prairie to my...
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Dispute, Deny, Distort, Discard: The Constitution in the Crosshairs

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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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Discussing the Constitution

by Matt
Tuesday, 17 September, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Today is September 17. How many of you knew today is Constitution Day in the United States? Robert Byrd, a Senator who hailed from West Virginia, established the day as a Federal observance in 2004. September 17th was chosen because it is the day the Constitutional...
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Government: Something Old, Something New

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by David
Friday, 05 July, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Independence Day provides an opportunity for us to reflect on our nation’s founding principles. Our government has become so expansive and extensive, we can lose sight of the real purpose of government. I have wondered why humanity creates governments anyway. All...
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What Are We Thinking?

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by David
Wednesday, 06 February, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Americans solve problems, explore new realms, and question authority. After all, the first European settlers on our continent crossed the ocean to find greater freedom and new opportunities. These adventurous, independent settlers and immigrants laid the foundation for...
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