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.

I’ve Got Friends with Christopher Perrin

Get ready to uncover the profound influence of friendship on classical Christian education with our guest, Dr. Chris Perrin. Embark on this enlightening journey as we dissect the types of friendships defined by Aristotle and their implications within educational communities. We’ll also shed light...

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Navigating School Security with John Niehls

School safety is a critical issue that affects us all, and no one understands that better than John Niehls, Head of School at Coventry Christian Schools. Following the tragic Sandy Hook incident, John was propelled into the world of school security, gaining valuable insights...

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C.S. Lewis’s Journey from Atheist to Apologist with Dr. Hal Poe

We’re thrilled to welcome back Dr. Hal Poe, an esteemed scholar who has delved deep into the life and faith of C.S. Lewis. The conversion of Lewis, a towering figure in the English-speaking world, serves as the centerpiece of our discussion today. We embark...

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Grades That Don’t Grate on You w/ Heather Lloyd

Heather Lloyd, an education expert with over two decades of experience under her belt, graces us with her presence and in-depth knowledge in our latest conversation. We confront the controversial topic of grading in the realm of classical Christian education, questioning whether it truly...

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AI: The Good, Bad, and Hopeful w/ Josh McCroskey

We’re diving into the future of Artificial Intelligence with Josh McCroskey, the insightful Head of School at Ad Fontes Academy. McCroskey shares his extensive knowledge about the rise of AI, its potential impacts on our homes, schools, and its ethical implications. From pattern recognition...

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Senior Trip: Who, Where, Why? w/ Dr. Bill Miller

In this episode, Davies Owens interviews Dr. Bill Miller about the significance of senior trips for classical Christian students, focusing on the value of bringing learning to life and experiencing different cultures. Dr. Miller emphasizes character and virtue development through the challenges faced during...

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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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