Saturday, August 31, 2013

Botkin Family Education Webinar

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Jeff said...

I find it unsettling that the Christian homeschooling right pushes their beliefs on their children. I have no problem with teaching children the belief system of Christianity, but have you ever considered teaching your children to think critically and having them evaluate religious and non religious ideas objectively? Of course not, from day they start to think they're taught to accept creationism and only let them see the creationist side of things. Can't ever have them see what the Secular or Islamic or Jewish sides say about their parents ideas.

Always under the bias of their parents until they are old enough to do their own study, but by then, they've adopted their parents bias.

Melody said...

Education is never neutral. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, But fools despise wisdom and instruction." (Prov. 1:7) Those who do not want to retain God in their knowledge, God gives over to a debased mind. (Rom. 1:28)

Objectivity is impossible apart from Christ, for in Him are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. (Col. 2:1-3)

You are either teaching your children to love, fear and obey God (Deut. 6:4-9) or to hate God and flout His Law. It is only the fool who says, "There is no God."

Reality flows from the mind of God and all knowledge is revelational of Him. Therefore, rebellious man seeks to suppress the truth of God in unrighteousness (Rom. 1:18), God created man in His image of knowledge, righteousness and holiness with dominion.

Fallen man perverts this image. He demands “knowledge” apart from Christ, a (self) “righteousness” and “holiness” in rebellion against God and a destructive dominion that destroys not only himself, but society in the process.

There are only two kinds of men: regenerate and rebellious.

Secular humanism (atheism) and Islamic worldviews have pretty rotten fruit, which is one reason why you (presumably) live in America under the shade of Christianity’s tree and not in communist China, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan or Iran.

Isaiah proclaims, "To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because there is no light in them." (Isa. 8:20)