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Teach Them Diligently – Northwest Arkansas!
Come to One of Our Workshops! Thursday 2:00 pm What About MY Family?  Leadership Summit free but registration required 3:20 pm Parenting Preteens Ambassador CDE Friday 9:00 am Raising Real Men - Surviving and Appreciating Boys Grand Ballroom 8 Saturday 10:00 am Romance for The Exhausted Grand Ballroom 8 1:00 pm Homeschooling from The Beginning Grand Ballroom…
When a Child is Talking about Death
My six year old is constantly talking about death and how he'll die soon and it worries me. He doesn't seem afraid of death; he says he's going to heaven. I'm concerned, though. What do I do? I would sit down with him and try to figure out what's on his mind. You never know…
Welcome to Teach Them Diligently – Nashville!
Come to One of Our Workshops! Thursday 3:20 pm Dating, Courtship, and All That Lincoln D/E Friday 9:00 am Raising Real Men - Surviving and Appreciating Boys Presidential E 2:10 pm Shining Armor - Your Son's Battle for Purity Presidential E 5:30 pm Parenting Preteens Presidential C Saturday 1:00 pm Romance for The Exhausted Presidential…
Review: Black Panther
We all know the truth: more connects us than separates us. -T'Challa   Stunningly beautiful, Black Panther surprises with a message of unity and mercy rather than division and retribution. The story opens at the end of Captain America: Civil War as T'Challa, prince of Wakanda, returns to the hidden nation to assume the throne after…
The Preacher and the Presidents
Billy Graham Mingled but Didn't Mix Politics and Religion Book Review: Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy: The Preacher and the Presidents: Billy Graham in the White House (New York: Center Street, 2007). 413 pp.   For half a century, the evangelist from Charlotte was the defining figure in American evangelicalism. He was also the de facto…
I Haven’t Kept All My Resolutions Either
  So February comes trudging in sooner than we expected. You history buffs may already know that the ancient Roman calendar started in March, not January – so February was the end of the year to them. The name comes from februum for “purification” because this is when they traditionally got rid of the old…
Quick Takes on the Big Game Commercials
It's reported that NBC has received over $500 million in advertising revenue for this year's Super Bowl. It's such a big event, companies pull out all the stops for this one night -- and some people admit to watching the game as much for the advertisements as for the football! Our son Caleb took a…
Movie Review –The Post
Everyone thought newspaper heiress Katherine Graham was in over her head in serving as the publisher of The Washington Post, but then she had to face a decision that would rock even the most experienced newspaperman. It was 1971 and Americans were growing weary with the war in Vietnam. The first military advisors were sent…
Movie Review: 12 Strong
“Nineteen men attacked our country. The twelve of you are the first to fight back.” 12 Strong is the story of the Army Special Forces team which dropped into northern Afghanistan 39 days after 9/11, our first military response to bin Ladin's terrorist network. Their mission was to link up with an Afghan commander named General…
The Well-Read List
One of our sons has severe dyslexia and didn't read well until he was eleven. Once he got to high school, he realized he'd missed reading a lot of the books his brothers had read. He asked his adult brothers to make a list of the books they thought someone ought to read to be truly…