Podcast

“I was robbed.”

George Grant was successful by all academic accounts and had become a speech writer for well known politicians. But what he realized while working on a masters in political science was that so much of what he was taught was not complete, and even worse, factually wrong. Many aspects of the history of our nation…

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My Ugly Is Your Pretty – Beauty Matters

The word “beauty” has gotten a bad rap these days. Modern folks generally toss it aside as an irrelevant and impractical thing, relegated to something soft and impractical, best for little girls having tea parties. Even the phrase “Truth, Goodness and Beauty” rank orders beauty as a distant third. Steve Turley defends beauty as essential…

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Living and Learning in the Belly of the Beast

Young children should be protected by parents and caregivers, but at some point baby bird has to leave the nest and learn to fly in the “real world.”  When to hold and protect and when to release to the world is never easy.  College President Greg Thornbury is raising his family and leading one of the most dynamic…

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Raising Real Women – Wonder Woman or Laura Ingalls?

It isn’t easy to raise a girl today with so many competing voices in our culture, not to mention in our Christian circles. If you are involved in raising a girl today, you don’t want to miss this interview with Bekah Merkle. Eve in Exile Bekah Merkle talks to women in her book Eve in…

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Why Uniforms? with Rod Gilbert

We’ve all wondered at some point…why do students have to wear uniforms? Does having to conform somehow damage their individuality, or does it actually enhance it? Yes, requiring uniforms does make life easier on school mornings, but is there more to it than that? What if the simple act of wearing a uniform leads to…

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Latin? What no one told you…

Calculus, computer programming, robotics, STEM classes are all assumed to be the “right choice” for being ready for the jobs of tomorrow. But Latin? That isn’t even a science! And wouldn’t Spanish or Mandarin Chinese be better for a language? Tim Griffith will surprise you with some of the reasons why Latin is essential for…

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Marine Commander Who Fought in Benghazi is After Your Kids

Tough as nails Colonel George Bristol has spent 38 years in intense combat missions as a United States Marine in Force Reconnaissance and Special Ops in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, the Balkans, and most recently in Benghazi. He has had a career of training up young soldiers to lead courageously into unmentionable dark corners…

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Is Education Brainwashing?

Propaganda is dangerous stuff. Terrorists and dictators use it but so do marketers, and even schools and universities. It is effective because it most often subtle. Like fish in water, everyone from media and politicians to educational institutions are immersed in a culture with certain assumptions. Ben Brandon teaches in a K-12 classical Christian school as well as…

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16,000 Hours Later – Two Seniors Survived to Tell the Tale

Across the nation more than 7,000 high school students drop out of school each day, but for those who do make it to graduation day, what is the result of more than 16,000 hours of school since Kindergarten? Students spend more time in school than in any other activity. Is it worth it? Hear from…

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Mad Scientists! (It’s Bigger Than STEM)

In April 2017, the March for Science rally in 600 cities around the world touted science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity. In a world of technology and the pressure to stay competitive with Asian schools and businesses, there is an increasing pressure on teaching science well. But is all science education the…

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