What Black History Teaches Us About God (part 2)

From my last post (part 1 on this same subject), I voiced how intriguing I thought this question was, among all the questions that are asked about this month: “What does black history teach us about God?” Though not an all-inclusive list, I envisioned myself sitting with tea in hand, relaxing on a comfy couch, […]

What Black History Teaches Us About God (part 1)

I am often intrigued by the responses of people regarding our celebration of what is commonly called Black History Month.  It speaks to how much race is still core to who we are as Americans; it also speaks to how fragile we can be on this same subject.  Perhaps we simply confuse discussions of race […]

How Home Education Equalizes Educational Opportunities

For the second year in a row, we have begun school on the road.   This year’s trip didn’t leave us soaked, but it is a watershed in American history: Little Rock, Arkansas’ Central High School. This majestic institution, built for $1.5 million in the late 1920’s (the “separate-but-equal” Paul Laurence Dunbar High had to […]

Should You Change Your Curriculum?

Like most of us who educate our kids at home, I often have a bookmark in several books at one time. I am currently reading My American Journey, the autobiography of four-star General and former Secretary of State Colin Powell.   As he shares the story of his life—his family’s West Indian heritage, surviving the South during the 60’s, and […]

How to Build a Worldchanger

One of my favorite conference presentations is a concept I refer to as teaching inclusive history.  It is my passion, and the foundation upon which I have educated our children and sought to educate others for a number of years now.   I truly do believe that when we give our children a Godly heart for […]

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