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Musings on Humility: Stepping Out in Faith to Direct Challenge II

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“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts” (C. S. Lewis, Abolition of Man). One may not immediately make the connection between this quote and humility, or the virtue of humility. Neither did I upon first reading it. However,...
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How Classical Education Prepared Me for Africa

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Never had I imagined that I would be homeschooling a few Ugandan high school girls; it’s too crazy even for me to dream up. Thankfully, God prepared me for this long before I knew to prepare myself. Only two months after hearing about the job I boarded a plane and...
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Lessons Learned Last Year

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All’s well that ends well? I hope so, because this academic year is ending very well, but that is not to say that the entire year has been smooth sailing. There have been some choppy seas on our Challenge II journey—even a couple of storms. After one such storm, we...
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A Call to Leadership

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There’s a funny thing about community: a pattern so evident, one that we see so often, that we could say it’s intrinsic to our nature as humans. The pattern is this: successful, enduring communities have faithful, diligent leaders. Try to imagine a group of people...
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You Don’t Need to Know How to Solve the Math Problem!!

For the past ten years, I have talked to families and even tutors who worry about teaching high school math because they do not know how to solve the problems. Interestingly, none of us seem to worry that we do not understand the questions. Last week in my Challenge II...
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