Don’t Take the Bait of the NEW Racial Tension

I have not addressed the growing racial tension in our nation before now because it has been easier to try to ignore it.  But today that changed for me.   Before I launch into this discussion I need to qualify something: Racism has never even been on my radar.  I was raised by a mother who had no tolerance for racism.  When my mother remarried she married a black man.  Her brother, my uncle, married a black woman.  I myself dated several...

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“I don’t want my kids to be weird”: Common Objections to Homeschooling, pt. 4

“Homeschooled kids are weird.”   That seems to be the sentiment among many.  But many who would think this are those who live vicariously through their children.  They want their kids to be the coolest and the most popular, because their children’s social status gives many parents a sense of personal validation.  And yes, this is true even among Christian parents who should know better.   Listen, “weird”...

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