My Son is Starting School – Christian Education 101

So here it comes. For the first time in my life I have a child about to start school. My oldest son begins the first week of September. For me, it's exciting and it's terrifying. He's grown up too fast and to watch him head off to get an education is a mixture of joy … Continue reading My Son is Starting School – Christian Education 101

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Conclusion of My Thoughts on Christian Education

Christian Education is a vital part of Christian life, no matter what generation you find yourself in.  Remember we said it was vital because it is both teaching and learning (education) and centered on the God of the Bible (Christian).  If education is about anything else, or centered upon any other hub than the God … Continue reading Conclusion of My Thoughts on Christian Education

Implication of Massive Reality #2: The Unity of Head and Heart

Now, it may not seem clear (yet) as to why I think Christian Hedonism should be the second foundation for Christian education, but there is one grand truth why this idea ought to undergird our Christian educational efforts.  In the previous section I discussed the importance of having a right theology that exalts God as … Continue reading Implication of Massive Reality #2: The Unity of Head and Heart

Christian Education’s Second Massive Reality

We’ve come to the second massive reality I think should be present in any type of Christian education system, Christian Hedonism.  What is Christian Hedonism?  This label of “Christian Hedonism” was first coined by John Piper in his book Desiring God, the Meditations of a Christian Hedonist.  In this book Piper builds a case for … Continue reading Christian Education’s Second Massive Reality

The Difference Between Christian and Non-Christian Education

The Christian foundations of Christian education reveal itself to be a grand issue at hand when one takes into account the motive and philosophy driving the non-Christian educational system.  What is the one massive reality that they base everything they do from?  Simple, themselves.  The goal of the worldly education is to “bring the growing … Continue reading The Difference Between Christian and Non-Christian Education

Christian Education Should Be Just That…..Christian

Christian Education is a vital part of Christian life, no matter what generation you find yourself in.  I say this because Christian education by nature is instantly two necessary things the Church needs. First, Christian education is distinctly, education, whereby a teacher is instructing their students with a certain amount of information they wish to … Continue reading Christian Education Should Be Just That…..Christian