Classical Roundup – August 3rd, 2018

The Classical Roundup is a group of worthwhile articles, videos, and podcasts that I have found helpful on our journey of exploring classical Christian education in the 21stcentury.  Conventional Christian School Enrollment Falls; Classical Christian Enrollment Rises – Overall, enrollment in Christian schools in the U.S. is falling, according to WORLD Magazine’s Joel Belz. Interestingly, the one growth area in Christian education is classical Christian schools. The … Continue reading Classical Roundup – August 3rd, 2018

Classical Roundup – June 22nd, 2018

The Classical Roundup is a group of worthwhile articles, videos, and podcasts that I have found helpful on our journey of exploring classical Christian education in the 21stcentury.  All New Things Another great video from The Academy of Classical Christian Studies that covers the goal of education. High quality and spot on content.   Christin Education for the Whole Person James K. A. Smith with a short … Continue reading Classical Roundup – June 22nd, 2018

The Whole30: How It Relates to Friendship, Lent, and Education

Recently, my neighbor (a dietician by trade and wonderful friend, mother, and wife by occupation) shared an article entitled “A Day in the Life of 5 Intuitive Eaters”. It’s a pretty neat article that illustrates a concept that is rather new to me but seems to make a lot of sense. The concept is, as the title indicates, eating intuitively rather than according to strict … Continue reading The Whole30: How It Relates to Friendship, Lent, and Education

What is the Liturgy of Your School? (And What Is It Teaching Your Students to Love?)

By now school is back in session for the spring semester and many teachers and administrators may be looking at the schedule and wondering how the curriculum is going to be covered before the end of the year. Certainly we should not ignore the importance of covering important material in our classes with our students, nor should we go into the semester without a plan … Continue reading What is the Liturgy of Your School? (And What Is It Teaching Your Students to Love?)

My Top 5 Books of 2017 (Josh Dyson)

Why is it so difficult to rank the top books of the year? First, I have to remember which books I actually read this last year. In reflecting on the question, I realized that some books that I thought I had just read, I actually read in 2015 or 2016. How time flies! Second, upon what basis are they being ranked? Are they being ranked … Continue reading My Top 5 Books of 2017 (Josh Dyson)

Stop Loving People, Part 6

This article is the sixth installment of a series entitled Stop Loving People by Josh Dyson. Part 6 continues from the last article posted here. Solution #5: Adopt an Apocalyptic view of your people (persons) Now before your mind starts racing ahead to envisioning your “naughty students” and “heathen coworkers” being trampled upon under the hooves of the Four Horsemen, consider what James K. A. Smith … Continue reading Stop Loving People, Part 6

Stop Loving People, Part 5

This article is the fifth installment of a series entitled Stop Loving People by Josh Dyson. Part 5 continues from the last article posted here. Solution #2: Word and Sacrament Hebrews 10.24-25 says, “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more … Continue reading Stop Loving People, Part 5