Tag Archives: missionaries

Why It’s Worth Lugging Sonlight Across the Globe for My Third Culture Kids

My family started our homeschooling journey 11 years ago with a traditional Christian curriculum. Wait, did I just say that on the Sonlight blog?! Yes, it’s true. Although I am a second-generation homeschooler, I am a traditionalist by nature. I … Continue reading

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Helping Third Culture Kids Understand Home: Books that Speak to the Expat Child

Third culture kids (TCKs) are a fascinating group of individuals who can identify with parts of several cultures, but never feel fully at home in any of them. These are very often missionary kids (MKs) or military kids. While their … Continue reading

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12 Missionary Biographies Set in Asia

Sonlight is full of great books, but among all the genres included in the History / Bible / Literature packages, the missionary biographies are probably the most cherished and life-impacting. Yes, kids are learning geography, history, and vocabulary as they … Continue reading

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The Sonlight Biographies That Changed My Life

Four years before I was born, my father quit the band. He had made a living as a musician and record producer since the age of 18, and now he was in search of a life that prioritized family. He … Continue reading

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Why Homeschooling Abroad is Tough (And How to Handle It)

Homeschooling overseas is hard. Let’s just start with that. A large part of the difficulty is due to the unique challenges of living abroad. You may be living in a country where you always feel like an outsider. You might … Continue reading

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12 Missionary Biographies to Grow Your Children's Faith

With God, all things are possible! Stories of God's faithfulness on the mission field and the sacrifice of His missionaries will do more to grow your children's faith in God than a dozen lectures! Use these enjoyable missionary stories as … Continue reading

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How Missions is the Heart of Sonlight

The U.S. Center for World Mission, now named Frontier Ventures, is an organization that raises awareness of the Great Commission, encouraging believers to spread the Good News of Jesus to the rest of the world. In the early 90’s,  the … Continue reading

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