Beyond A Joy of Music: Giving Your Children the Music Training You Never Had

Association of Classical Christian Schools “Classis,” June 2017 edition Beyond A Joy of Music: Giving Your Children the Music Training You Never Had by Jarrod Richey, Geneva Academy An essential part of training our children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord must be saturating them in music. Many reformed Christians have an awareness […]

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How I Almost Lost the Bible

HOW I ALMOST LOST THE BIBLE by Gregory Alan Thornbury, The King’s College Gregory Alan Thornbury is president of The King’s College and the author of Recovering Classic Evangelicalism: Applying the Wisdom and Vision of Carl F. H. Henry (Crossway). Had it not been for the first editor of Christianity Today, I likely would have […]

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The Classical Conflict

THE CLASSICAL CONFLICT – by Leigh Jones, World Magazine (December 10, 2016) KATY, Texas—As she walked the halls of Aristoi Classical Academy on a recent October afternoon, headmaster Brenda Davidson greeted most of the students by name. She wound her way around classes meeting on the floor of the Alief Baptist Church gym, the students […]

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Traditional vs. Progressive Education

Traditional vs. Progressive Education By Martin Cothran, Memoria Press (June 13, 2016) Everyone agrees that education is a good thing. Unfortunately, the agreement pretty much ends there. Although almost everyone agrees that education is good, there is wide disagreement on what education is. Since the beginning of the twentieth century, there has been a sometimes […]

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A Parent’s Journey

A Parents’ Journey by Marty Wynn, Grace Classical Academy (www.graceclassical.org) During our daughter’s elementary education, my husband and I found ourselves at an unexpected fork in the road in raising our children. We had pulled our daughter out of the public school that she attended midway through the second semester of her second grade year. […]

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The Four Senses

The Four Senses by Nathan Carr, The Academy of Classical Christian Studies In teaching a New Testament course to eighth graders every year, I have a single goal in mind. It’s not to teach them about genre and classification of books, as different as Gospels and Epistles may be. It’s not even to attempt the […]

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The Common Core and the Classical Tradition

The Common Core and the Classical Tradition by Christopher Perrrin, PhD | Nov 4, 2014 When I first heard the Common Core discussed in a news report, I had a schizophrenic reaction. Being an ardent advocate for the classical tradition of education, I responded positively to its captivating name. Classical educators love and support the […]

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