To know God and to make Him known.

Articles dated December 2016

Christmas and Singing!

by Caleb
Thursday, 15 December, 2016
categories: Articles, Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Why is there so much singing at Christmas? From the beginning of Advent to the end of Christmas, singing dominates our experience of this season more than anything else. The general rule is that Christmas music doesn’t start until after Thanksgiving. But some people...
continue reading

What do we mean by “Liberal Arts”?

by Roman Roads
Tuesday, 13 December, 2016
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
As Christians recover classical Christian education, they are unearthing old treasures once the possession of every educated man. Some of these treasures are words and descriptions—terms like trivium and quadrivium, paideia and liberal arts. Of all these terms, “...
continue reading

Love Your Neighbor, Learn to Tailor

A few weeks ago, Cultivating Classical Parents offered a webinar discussing ideas for tailoring the Challenge Guide. The first portion of that webinar discussed what “tailoring” is and how to apply it as a metaphor to the topic of education. Tailoring a Garment In...
continue reading

Slowing Down

“Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him.” Psalms 37:7 When I read from the book of Psalms in the Bible, I feel like they slow me down. This is the reason why I have been reading them over the holiday season. Perhaps it’s because they are so short or maybe...
continue reading

A Celebrated Life

My twenty-one-year-old son is refusing to walk. Before you get the wrong idea, let me back up and start over. It’s December, a time when we enjoy the happy strains of “Deck the Halls,” “O Holy Night,” “Pomp and Circumstance.” Or maybe that’s just me? You see, my son (...
continue reading

Pages