Why are you on the bench?

Why are You on the Bench? A Look into the Trivium Applied to the Field of Sports by Scott McElvain and Kyle Rapinchuk Today is the day. August 17, 2017. The first day of year six at School of the Ozarks. It’s like opening day—the anticipation building over the off-season months, the preparation and practice that have gone into a good performance, and now it’s … Continue reading Why are you on the bench?

Nexus Notes–July 28, 2017

A nexus is a series of connections linking two or more things. These notes are dedicated to linking us to great content elsewhere out on the web. Great Audio Library – AmongstLovelyThings.com has a great post with many worthwhile classical Christian education lectures. This is a beneficial link for hours of good listening from great classical speakers. Ten Pedagogical Essentials – A well-done, comprehensive PDF … Continue reading Nexus Notes–July 28, 2017

Nexus Notes–July 21, 2017

A nexus is a series of connections linking two or more things. These notes are dedicated to linking us to great content elsewhere out on the web.   Bill Carey on Classical Math A short video describing what a classical rhetoric math class should look like—and it is not a cookbook model! Base Camp Live Podcast Check out a new podcast series from Davies Owens … Continue reading Nexus Notes–July 21, 2017

Nexus Notes–June 16, 2017

A nexus is a series of connections linking two or more things. These notes are dedicated to linking us to great content elsewhere out on the web. Ancient Future Education Great short video presentation by Davies Owens on Classical Christian education. Davies gives a brief summation of education the last 100 years, explains how it has affected us, and then details how classical Christian education … Continue reading Nexus Notes–June 16, 2017

Nexus Notes–June 2, 2017

Change The World For The Better “This is the way that liberal education prepares young people to meet the world: by presenting for their consideration the deepest human thinking about living well, and by giving them a training ground for putting their considered beliefs about living well into practice. Four years of this work allows them to hit the ground running when they land in … Continue reading Nexus Notes–June 2, 2017

Marginal Gains

We are obsessed with big. No other example is needed than our infatuation with the large, life-changing resolution we make during New Year’s. We commit ourselves to large goals in different areas of our lives constantly: health, relationships, habits, spiritual formations, job success, and many others. I recently came across a philosophy of change and growth from an unlikely place, but from which I believe we can … Continue reading Marginal Gains