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General interest to all parents

General interest to all parents

Understanding DNPE

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of NC statutory requirements for homeschools to operate in North Carolina. It will be both informative and engaging with active audience participation. By the end of the workshop, participants will have a better understanding of DNPE with any myths dispelled.

Managing Change

Change is one of the most frequent causes of conflict, whether in the home, office, church or on a homeschool board. This workshop will provide a strategy for managing change in a way that builds unity and inspires entire groups to see every transition in life as an opportunity to grow in character and become more useful to God.

Homeschooling and Parental Rights—Freedom under Fire

Parental rights and religious freedom have been the two foundations to establish a constitutional right for parents to teach their children at home. The U.S. Supreme Court some years back weakened the free exercise of religion claim as a foundation for homeschooling so that in order for homeschoolers to claim a fundamental right to homeschool, they must be able to combine the free exercise right with the parental rights claim. In other words, both rights have to co-exist.

Can Anyone Be Right about Anything? The Case against Moral Relativism

“Who are you to push your views on me?” If you’re a Christian, you’ve heard that said many times. Indeed, at both the street and academic levels, moral relativism remains the single biggest challenge to a Christian worldview. Beginning with Kant and the empiricists of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, objective moral rules were either considered non-existent or unknowable. Now, it seems the only thing our tolerant culture won’t tolerate is you claiming to be right! Indeed, the very definition of tolerance has been turned on its head!

What Do They Believe?–Why Teaching Our Children a Biblical Worldview Is More Important than Ever

In less time than most of our children have been alive, our culture has seen a radical shift in values, politics and policy. We no longer live in an America where the majority believes in the Judeo-Christian roots that has made our nation strong and free. Are we helping our children prepare for this new America? Tracy shares a vision for freedom and passing on biblical truth to prepare our children to be salt and light for God’s glory.