BaseCamp Live

Joining You on the Journey to Raise the Next Generation!

Our Episodes

Our podcast features top thought leaders, culture observers, and educational experts who intimately understand the hurdles you may face on this uphill climb. They equip you with the essential tools needed to reach the summit and raise the next generation of exceptionally prepared, compassionate, and thoughtful individuals.

The House Program: The Heartbeat of Classical Christian Schools ~ Jordan Tucker

Far and away, what area of a classical Christian school most influences a school culture? Our guests today share the stunning answer…a thriving House Program!  As Jordan Tucker, a House Governor for six years, says the House Program is “the heartbeat of our school.”...

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Thinking Fast On Your Feet – Mock Trial Delivers ~ David Goodwin

Have you ever wondered what Mock Trial is all about? Today’s episode explains how this intellectual sport works and how it combines some of the best parts of a classical education. Two students and their coach share stories, lessons learned and why Mock Trial...

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May The Story Force Be With You ~ Matt Bianco and Brian Phillips

Neuroscience reveals that not only are we wired for stories, but our brains are activated up to five times more when we hear a good tale. If true, then parents should maximize storytelling and not just leave it to teachers! But how? Matt Bianco...

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Looking Over Galileo’s Shoulder In the Classical Christian Classroom ~ Ravi Jain

Parents and teachers often ask, “How do you teach science and math classically?” Today’s guest, Ravi Jain, is probably the most knowledgeable person to answer this question. As a science teacher and co-author of The Liberal Arts Tradition: A Philosophy of Christian Classical Education,...

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Ohio School Differentiates Itself By Switching To Classical Christian ~ Toledo Christian Schools

A growing number of Christian schools are differentiating themselves by shifting to classical Christian education. One example is Toledo Christian Schools in Toledo, Ohio.  BaseCamp Live host, Davies Owens, visited Toledo Christian on a “BaseCamp Live RoadShow” to hear firsthand from three teachers about...

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The Closing of the Scientific Mind… But Not In Classical Christian Schools ~ Dr. Tim Anstine

The last three decades have revealed amazing scientific discoveries. Yet, Chemistry tends to get a bad rap from American students and parents. Why? Looking back to the model of classical universities, Dr. Tim Anstine points out how the original scientists taught science. The great...

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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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