Parent Like You Mean It 12: Opinionated Truths?

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[display_podcast] Hello, and welcome to Parent Like You Mean It, the podcast where we talk about raising our kids to know the difference between right and wrong, good and bad, and fact versus opinion. I’m Jefferson Drexler and I admit that I’m a superhero geek. I mean, anyone who can say, “I write a blog” or “I host a podcast” innately has some level of nerd/geek/dweeb in them, right? That being said, I recently introduced my kids to last summer’s comic book blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 10: Schoolhouse Rock, Obamacare, Immigration and Your Kids

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[display_podcast] Hello and welcome to Parent Like You Mean It, the podcast where we talk about parenting on purpose – with the intention of instilling character and values in our children that would make our grandparents proud. I’m Jefferson Drexler, and I’m the first to admit that I probably watched too much television as a child, but I wasn’t just one to stare mindlessly into the boob tube – I actually paid attention. I remember acing a high school History exam without studying a single minut … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 7: Homeschooling – It Ain’t For Everyone, But It’s Perfect For Us

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[display_podcast] No matter if your bend is secular or religious, our responsibility as parents is to grow and develop our kids’ character. Now, someone is going to do this – do YOU want to have the governing voice or influence on who that someone is, or do you wan tot leave that decision to someone else? (the kids in the neighborhood, the teachers they’re assigned by the school district, even their Sunday school teachers?) THAT is largely why my wife and I homeschool. Now, don’t get me wrong … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast: The Math Still Doesn’t Add Up

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[display_podcast] Welcome to the Big Picture Podcast. I’m Joel Fieri and this podcast seeks to begin and hopefully sustain a conversation about current trends, ideas and issues in the Church and greater society. School has started up again; and as parents do when school starts up, my wife and I recently attended an open house at our daughter’s school. We met the teachers, saw her class work, talked to other parents. So far, so good. Afterwards, there was an “informational meeting” in the gym … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen 19: David Barton, the Constitution, Common Core and the Decline of our Classrooms

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[display_podcast] Joining our show this week is my friend David Barton. David is an minister, conservative activist, and author. He founded WallBuilders, a Texas-based organization which promotes the view that it is a myth that the US Constitution insists on separation of church and state.  He is the former vice chair of the Republican Party of Texas. David has been described as a Christian nationalist and "one of the foremost Christian revisionist historians"; much of his work is devoted to adv … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast: Politics – Caesar vs. God

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[display_podcast]Welcome to the Big Picture Podcast. I’m Joel Fieri.This podcast hopes to begin and sustain a conversation about current trends, ideas and issues in the Church and greater society.Today I want to talk about politics. It’s an uncomfortable subject for many Christians, which is why so many of us avoid it. Some of us don’t avoid it and tend to over-emphasize it. These are my thoughts on politics, specifically on how we can strike a balance in the big picture.Many Chri … [Read more...]


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