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Monday, March 3rd, 2014 @ 9:57PM

Fighting Common Core

Many have inquired about how to address the problems prevalent in the newly mandated Common Core or CCSS. The CCSS is statist, leftist and is the antithesis to a Christian world view. To summarize, there are two areas of concern. 1) This federally mandated system requires government control of every…

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 @ 7:18PM

Adult Material Hidden in Common Core Literature

Debbie DeGroff of Operation Jericho writes: Much has been written about some of the book selections used in the Common Core Language Standards by others who are also concerned about what the children are being forced to read in government schools. Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye and Dreaming in Cuban…

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Thursday, February 27th, 2014 @ 10:26AM

Christian Children Need Christian Education

To provide effective spiritual instruction for their children, parents need to be very involved with all aspects of their children’s training, especially their academic education. The local church has a responsibility to support and assist member families in providing Christian training for their children. Once the church accepts this responsibility,…

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 @ 9:57AM

What does the Bible say about Christian education?

Why provide a Christian education for our children? There are many good reasons, but none greater than those given to us by God in His Word. This post will provide some verses to shine light on why Christian education is monumentally important for our children. The Bible is explicit that…

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Thursday, February 27th, 2014 @ 8:46AM

Problems with Common Core

George F. Will writes in his article on Common Core: The Obama administration has purchased states’ obedience by partially conditioning waivers from onerous federal regulations (from No Child Left Behind) and receipt of federal largess ($4.35 billion in Race to the Top money from the 2009 stimulus) on the states’…

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Friday, February 21st, 2014 @ 8:52AM

Is America a Christian Nation? Was it ever?

Ray Moore said about his debate with atheist Herb Silverman, My goal was to defend the well-documented historical and spiritual truths lived out by our Founding Fathers, proving that America was indeed founded as a Christian nation. Although our country has ceased to honor some of the biblical principles that…

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