Classical Roundup – April 20th, 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. This week is a Paul David Tripp collection.   Knowledge Does Not Mean Maturity – Although meant to address pastors, Paul David Tripps warnings about knowledge equaling maturity are beneficial to all. “It is dangerous to think … Continue reading Classical Roundup – April 20th, 2018

Nexus Notes – November 17, 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. Assessment That Comforts – An excellent and intriguing article about the position that assessment has in classical Christian education. Dr. Perrin comments, “Assessing a student can bless and comfort because it is meant to help a child do … Continue reading Nexus Notes – November 17, 2017

Knowledge Crawling Over My Skin (The Regime #3)

“I seemed to have wandered my way back to the beginning—not just of the book, but of the world—and all the rest was yet to come. I felt knowledge crawl over my skin.”[1] Thus says Wendell Berry’s title character in his meandering reflection on life in the midwest in the mid-20th century, Jayber Crow. Jayber had come to reject the Christian teaching of the seminary … Continue reading Knowledge Crawling Over My Skin (The Regime #3)

We Still Need to Know Things

by Rusty Osborne The wipers were swishing the April rain off of the windshield on our morning commute. Three days of non-stop rain had our kids longing for the bright days of summer. “Dad, when is the first day of summer?” came floating up from the third row of seats. “I’m not sure. Let me ask Siri…Siri when is the first day of summer?” “Let … Continue reading We Still Need to Know Things