“So important has classical education been in the history of the West that it would only be a slight exaggeration to say that the march of civilization has paralleled the vibrancy of classical schools.”
The modern classical and Christian school movement, of which MHA is a part, is generally characterized by a more explicit theological center than what is presented in this article. But, aside from that BIG miss, there is much that is very good in this article.
Tim Challies, the well-known pastor and blogger, has begun a series on what God hates. Because God is love, as the New Testament teaches, we often forget that the Scriptures are full of declarations that teach us that God also hates. These are the first two articles in this series and I will try to post the rest as he publishes them.
Lots of practical wisdom in this article by an occupational therapist:
This short prayer of Calvin gives us insight into how he viewed the Christian life. It feels so out of step with our modern American sensibilities. I almost wonder whether it could’ve been written today. And yet, it also feels so biblical.
“Almighty God and Father, grant unto us, because we have to go through much strife on this earth, the strength of thy Holy Spirit, in order that we may courageously go through the fire, and through the water, and that we may put ourselves so under thy rule that we may go to meet death in full confidence of thy assistance and without fear.
This is a transcript of a rather long talk by a former MHA teacher, Ken Patrick, from a recent Northern KY conference. There’s a lot to chew on and I don’t know if I’d subscribe to everything but there’s a lot of good in here and I’d recommend everyone take the time to read it.