We started a Podcast! Post by Mary C. Findley

If you’ve taken a look around the new website design, you’ve noticed a couple of tabs that don’t have any entries under them yet. One of those is “Podcast.” Most people know what a podcast is. When I started figuring that out, one thing I learned is that content and length vary a LOT. I …

The Great Thirst Now Available in Boxed Set

All seven parts of the Great Thirst serial archaeological mystery are now available in one volume as a preorder for only 99 cents! Here's what readers have been saying about this serial: "I liked this story. I really liked the characters and the small town feel of the story. Plus, Mary had me turning pages trying …

Can You Change? Will You Change? — Post by Mary C. Findley

We love books. But we live in a semi truck. Yes. We live there, full-time, hubby and I. It's not one of those with a motor home setup. It has small storage spaces here and there, but we have to have clothes, food, tools, personal care supplies ,,, Not a lot of room for books. We have perhaps …

Chapter Twenty-three – What Do You Want from Me?

Talia dragged Keith away from the windows of a travel agency with posters of Greece and Turkey destinations. They were spending the day in the “big city” shopping and finishing up preparations for the trip. “We’re going there,” she laughed. “You don’t have to look at pictures.” “The history of these lands is like a …

The Power of Secular Humanism

Within a lengthy facebook post was the following direct quote. “I've recently become more interest with atheism and it is way different from the cults.” (sic) While there are many reasons for people's interest in this subject, there are three important, foundational points to keep in mind. First, the term Secular Humanism is a better …

Leaving an Inheritance by Michael J. Findley

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; Proverbs 13:22a KJV A simple reading of this verse brings to mind property, real estate, houses, land, and money. Keil and Delitzsch in their commentary point out that the word can also mean “the man who is willing to communicate all good is truly good” …

School Indoctrination

From the video Sacred Geometry DNA changes 2012 Mollecular Atom Consciousness... My first comment is that they spelled molecular incorrectly in their title. "With the deliberate push for government controlled educational curriculums, generation after generation of the youth are being taught to focus only on the facts, figures and numbers. Repetition is used to train …

Information, Please?

"Never Let Schooling Interfere With Your Education," by Grant Allen and popularized by Mark Twain. "One year in Italy with their eyes open would be worth more than three at Oxford." "What a misfortune it is that we should thus be compelled to let our boys' schooling interfere with their education!" In the early days …

Foundational Facts

Our book Antidisestablishmentarianism expands the following points in detail. Antidisestablishmentarianism has thousands of footnotes and over thirty pages of Bibliography references. These brief explanations will help those indoctrinated in the religion of Secular Humanism to begin to understand what America’s founding fathers knew when they wrote the Constitution. The words belief, trust and faith are …

February Book Releases: The Conflict of the Ages, Part One, Carrie’s Hired Hand and Diary of a Christian Dog

The Conflict of the Ages Part One: The Scientific History of Origins  The Conflict of the Ages is a Multi-Part exploration of History, Science and Ancient Literature. This first installment covers the concepts of God, time, Creation, physics, cosmology, ans specifics about each day of Creation. We make comparisons with ancient sources to see where they agree …

Statement of Belief in Education

Note that we have a general statement of belief for our blog, but we also include this one with specific reference to our education principles. We post this as we complete our series, in preparation for the last few entries beginning tomorrow, in which we will review a number of popular homeschool curricula. When we …

Principles of Teaching P.E.

Any form of organized sports will require outlays of time and money. Many communities have youth sports leagues but may require lots of time including fundraising obligations. Sports considered individualized (as opposed to group sports) are sometimes more flexible in scheduling, with lower outlays for time, money and equipment, and less chance of causing offense …

Principles for Teaching Arithmetic and Mathematics

There are only three possible systems to teach Arithmetic and Mathematics. First is to teach without any system. This is poor teaching. It is often disguised as loving, motivating and capturing a student's interest. While these are admirable goals, much or even most of the subject material will be ignored while a very few things …

Principles of Teaching Fine Arts and Foreign Languages

Historically, the Fine Arts included painting, sculpture, architecture, music and poetry, plus drama and dancing. Lesser arts include book printing, jewelry and clothing design, quilting and home decorating. Computer design, both commercial and artistic, have revolutionized print (or electronic) media, audio and visual productions. Musical creations can be produced without a single "real" instrument or …

Principles of History Teaching

History is the opposite of Science.  History curriculum is very common. The question is, are History curricula teaching significance knowledge? The average high school graduate knows very little non-European and non-American history. An abundance of high-quality history books exist.  The real issue is, what is essential to be taught? What do your children need to …

Principles of Science Teaching

There are only two ways to teach Science: to teach it as a unified subject or divide it into categories. Unified sounds good but can be overwhelming to students. Subatomic particles like electrons don't divide themselves into disciplines according to how they behave. In Physics we study electrons in different ways from observing how they …

Important Points Which Must Be Covered in Education

I. The Bible is the authoritative foundation for science, arts, literature, math, history, geography, geology, physics, chemistry, medicine, biology and all other academic disciplines. Anything which contradicts the Word of God either directly or by ignoring it, is in error. II. The Material universe was created out of the non material world. III. The Original …

Principles of Education for Findley Family Video Publications

(In honor of the launching our first full Curriculum offering, Findley Family Video Biblical Studies, a 600+ page compilation of Bible teaching, with a separate, full teacher's manual, we begin a series of articles on our philosophy of education and homeschooling. The Biblical Studies book, a greatly expanded and complete revision of our original Biblical …

The Religion of Physics III: Hawking Rewrites History

There are two ways to rewrite history. The common lie is ineffective. The amazingly effective method is far more difficult. Simply eliminate any information which contradicts what you are attempting to promote. Never tell any outright lie, simply be very selective in what you allow your audience to hear. Secular Humanists always start from the …