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Examining Worldviews: The Difference between Common Ground and Neutral Ground

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by Jonathan
Tuesday, 26 November, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
One of the main intellectual focuses in evangelical circles today is on worldviews. There is quite a bit of good, open discussion about how one’s worldview affects the way we see and interpret the world around us. It is beneficial to be able to (a) understand that...
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The Hobbit Retreat: What Is It?

by Matt
Tuesday, 19 November, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
What is The Hobbit Retreat? Some of my readers will know, some will not. In October, Classical Conversations held the first of what we hope will be many “Rising to the Challenge” student retreats. The theme of this first retreat was J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. It was...
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Cultivating Curiosity: The Art of Asking Questions

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Was your own education boring? Do your kids ever complain about boredom? This is a sure sign that we are not finding the wonder and loveliness of God’s world. How can we learn to look for it? By being curious and asking questions! Do you worry that you can never learn...
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The Fear and Danger of Missing Out

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by David
Wednesday, 13 November, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
I was missing out. Something prompted my daughter to address my ignorance and she played for me the Gangnam Style music video. A multitude of cultural references suddenly made sense. I could finally laugh at the joke, a joke that I previously failed to recognize. We...
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What if Adam and Eve had been Challenge Students?

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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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