Mothers: The Hope of Our Republic

“…..the strength of a nation, especially of a republican nation (Republic) is in the intelligent and well-ordered homes of the people. And in proportion as the discipline of families is relaxed, will the happy organization of communities be affected, and national character become vagrant, turbulent, or ripe for revolution.” Lydia Huntley Sigourney Where do busy, … Continue reading “Mothers: The Hope of Our Republic”

Bring the study of geography to life through the doorway of a literature classic.

Geography is a too-often neglected subject, either entirely forgotten or else buried in a social studies curriculum. However it comes to life when using the Principle Approach, the Biblical classic method. Knowledge of the world is essential to fulfilling the dominion mandate, and knowledge of world geography teaches God’s principle of individuality and His creative power. One key … Continue reading “Bring the study of geography to life through the doorway of a literature classic.”

Who is your hero?

(Painting: Washington Crossing the Delaware (1871), by George Caleb Bingham.) Many people today find their heroes in the media culture, and according to The Barna Group, two-thirds of Americans say pro athletes have more influence on our society than faith leaders. But traditionally American Christians have looked to their elected leadership for role models. Can you find … Continue reading “Who is your hero?”

Teaching Character through the life of George Washington

Teach your children the story of this real life hero, George Washington, and discover how he was prepared for his life’s calling. The life of Washington shows how true American political leadership is created and lived, as well as provides an example for one’s own self-government. The Making of George Washington, a classic biography, studies Washington’s early … Continue reading “Teaching Character through the life of George Washington”

The Character and Influence of One Man

Most Americans know George Washington led Americans to independence and served as our first president, but few recognize that his unique contributions to our nation are the fruit of his deep religious conviction and great strength of character. Historian and FACE founder Verna M. Hall knew that it is impossible to understand Washington the man without … Continue reading “The Character and Influence of One Man”

Teach the Seven Loves of Literature

Save 20% on the Heidi Curriculum Bundle—FREE video with purchase Instill Christian Character with a Classic Novel Johanna Spyri wanted to encourage her son, Bernhard, with an optimism founded on faith in God’s help and timing, so she wrote Heidi, now a well-known literature classic. This wonderful story, full of vivid imagery, helps children understand Christian … Continue reading “Teach the Seven Loves of Literature”