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Davies Behind the Mic: His Story, Perspectives, & Big News!

In this historical episode of BaseCamp Live, Host Davies Owens is behind the mic for a candid discussion with his daughter about his unorthodox start in classical education, what challenges he sees facing the movement, and how his new mission is inspiring him like...

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Laughing at the Right Things, With Comedian Sean Hancock

Proverbs tells us that joy and laughter are good medicine for the soul, but the Bible also cautions us against foolish talk and crude joking. So what role should humor play in our classrooms, hallways, and homes?  It is especially challenging when so much...

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Exploring the Terms: Classical, Liberal Arts, Humanities… With Dr. Chris Schlect

In recent decades, classical education has experienced significant growth both in the U.S. and globally. This educational approach takes various forms, including traditional five-day programs, hybrid/collaborative models, and homeschooling. Alongside these formats, a flurry of terms like “classical Christian,” “Christian classical,” “classical liberal arts,”...

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How Music and Arts Transform School and Home with Preston Atwood

St. Augustine famously remarked that “to sing is to pray twice.” Music and arts play vital roles in our daily lives and are essential components of any classical Christian school or home. However, engaging meaningfully with traditional forms of music, as well as with...

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What Does It Mean to Bear the Image of God in Everyday Life? with Lauren McAfee

Episode Summary: This episode focuses on an often overlooked topic: the image of God and how to apply it to daily life. Davies interviews Lauren McAfee, who shares her personal journey and discusses how her family’s involvement in the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case...

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50 Things Every Child Needs Before Leaving Home with Josh Mulvihill

About This Episode On this episode of BaseCamp Live, Davies and Josh Mulvihill talk about his newest book, 50 Things Every Child Needs Before Leaving Home. Imagine the day your child graduates. Are they ready? Do they have a faith in Christ that will...

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Our Host

Davies Owens | Founder and Host

Davies Owens

Davies Owens is a seasoned speaker, teacher, and entrepreneur, boasting over three decades of experience engaging with school leaders, parents, and students. With a primary goal of fostering confidence and clarity in education, he brings a wealth of expertise in classical Christian school leadership, honing proven strategies to help institutions thrive.

From hosting a Christian radio show during his undergraduate years to spearheading the BaseCamp Live podcast, Davies has a passion for leading from behind the microphone, sparking conversations, and inspiring intentional action. His journey, enriched by a master’s degree from Duke Divinity School and a doctorate from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, has seen him innovate online communities and speak globally on media and technology.

Having served in various roles in local church ministry and school leadership, Davies recognizes the profound impact of education in shaping the next generation. As the host of BaseCamp Live, he tirelessly advocates for classical Christian education’s accessibility, frequently speaking at conferences and engaging with educational institutions nationwide. Alongside his wife and children, Davies actively supports philanthropic efforts, demonstrating his commitment to mentoring youth and fostering community engagement.

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