Tag Archives: truth

How NOT to Teach the Difference Between Fact and Opinion

How do you teach your children the difference between fact and opinion? It seems most schools do so in a disturbing way. It looks innocent enough, but the results are a bit scary. Read this description from the Common Core: … Continue reading

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Homeschooling at its Best is Education, Not Indoctrination

With homeschooling, you have the daily opportunity to teach your values and pass on your beliefs to your children. There is, of course, no guarantee that your children will choose to agree with you at the end of the day. … Continue reading

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Plumbers and Teaching Multiple Views

The plumbing in my house is old. I've spent a small fortune ensuring waste escapes my property. Otherwise it becomes trapped 14 feet underground, refusing to release the rest which greedily claims my laundry room. Of the many plumbers answering … Continue reading

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Reminder: Faith Matches Reality

I've known him since he was a lanky, awkward child in middle school. Like me, he's a tad less awkward today. We're sitting near my computer, which I shut off so I'm not distracted while we talk. "You know I … Continue reading

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How Do We Know What's True?

You're probably familiar with the encounter between Pilate and Jesus that ends with Pilate asking, "What is truth?" (John 18:38). Although we don't know the tone in his voice when he asked the question, we do know that he didn't … Continue reading

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What Matters Most?

On June 23 I looked out the window and saw a large plume of smoke in the distance, near the mountains. A few days later, on June 26, half the sky was darkened by smoke from the Waldo Canyon fire … Continue reading

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Loving God with Your Mind

Today is Valentine's Day, but I'm not going to blog about St. Valentine or the modern holiday named after him (you can Google that easily if you want). I'm also not going to blog about the element Lawrencium, first synthesized … Continue reading

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