Good Debate and Public Discourse: Teaching Kids to Argue Well

Posted by Graham Dennis, Dean of Students on Oct 22, 2020 9:29:24 AM

Here on the day of the final 2020 presidential debate, we look back on what it was that made the first debate so disastrous, and how this school is training a ... Read More

God & Country: 5 Patriotic Principles for Christian Families on July 4

Posted by Kylee Bowman on Jul 3, 2019 3:04:24 PM

Originally published July 2017; updated July 2019.

"God bless America, land that I love..."

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[Video] Politics, History, & Theology Collide in High School Class

Posted by Kylee Bowman on Nov 13, 2018 9:20:00 AM

This recent election season was just one more in a long line of cultural case studies illustrating how politics and government can bring out the worst in the people ... Read More

God & Country: 5 Ways to Exhibit Godly Patriotism on July 4

Posted by Kylee Bowman on Jul 4, 2017 11:40:06 AM

"God bless America, land that I love..."

"America, America, God shed his grace on thee..."

"There ain't no doubt I love this land, God bless the ... Read More

Betsy DeVos and the Locked Door

Posted by Ty Fischer on Feb 19, 2017 4:42:15 PM

Have you heard the new one? It goes like this:

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A Christian Parent's Post-Election Survival Guide: 3 Lessons to Foster Your Child's Faith (and Maybe Yours)

Posted by Ty Fischer on Nov 10, 2016 8:42:59 PM

What Americans just witnessed was an election cycle that was exhausting, divisive, and at times horrifying. Now, it is over. For some parents and children, however, ... Read More

3 Reasons to Watch the Next Trump Vs. Clinton Debate With Your Teenager

Posted by Ty Fischer on Oct 11, 2016 8:00:00 PM

Okay, so the second presidential debate happened. If you find yourself asking: “How did it come to this?” then you and I are at about ... Read More

Five Ways to Help Your Child Thrive During an "R-Rated" Election

Posted by Ty Fischer on Oct 6, 2016 9:32:02 PM

As a parent, this election season has been challenging. Politicians often disappoint and political campaigns invented the phrase “mud ... Read More

Raising Authentic Children in an Age of Cynicism

Posted by Ty Fischer on Sep 30, 2015 4:10:25 AM

Often today, I find older people who are discouraged about the cynicism that they see in young people. I often hear comments like:

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Where did we find these people?

Posted by veritas on Jan 1, 2013 12:36:55 PM

Whew! The fiscal cliff was averted...well sort of. We actually sort of went over it and sort of did not. When one looks across the landscape of our country searching for hope, you need not look ... Read More