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Free Book Excerpts & Homeschool Lessons

We want to make sure you like our books before purchasing. We offer hundreds of pages of free homeschool lapbooks, worksheets, lesson plans, and other homeschool helps below. The Heart of Wisdom Teaching Approach  This book will instruct you, step by step, how to give your child a Bible-focused, comprehensive education from preschool through high school; one that will train ... Read More »

Christian Book Facebook Group

You can now join the new Christian Book Facebook Group!  You will receive free ebook and sale books in your Facebook timeline (as  long as you like or love post to keep the group active Facebook changes their algorithms often). Fiction & Non-Fiction Books Fiction and nonfiction books will be posted. Not all freebies will be posted. Only  books will average a four ... Read More »

Everyone Has a Worldview: Do You Know Yours?

God expects His people to seek earnestly for the truth. As the Apostle Paul faced the humanists of his day, so the faithful and aware Christian must, if he is truly to follow Christ, face the humanists of our day. Our children will eventually be in company with those taught totally humanistic values in the public school system. If our ... Read More »

Why are Christians Celebrating Hanukkah?

Hanukkah begins sundown December 24, 2016.  Many Christians are celebrating Hanulkah this year. WHY? We study a Hebrew book-written by Hebrews; we serve a Hebrew Lord-who had Hebrew disciples; we desire to follow the first century church-which was first predominately Hebrew; and through Christ, we are grafted into a Hebrew family! It makes sense to study the Hebrew culture. To ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Tree Printables

Get a few branches and rocks from the yard. Use the rocks to weigh down the vase (jar, cup). Print out leaves on colored paper. Cut out leaves and write thing they are thankful for on each leaf. Make it family tradition. Read More »

Passover Haggadah

This little booklet will walk you through your Seder step-by-step!  Haggadah is a Hebrew word that means the telling.The Haggadah is the Order of Service for the Passover Seder Dinner. A copy is used by each participant and is essential for understanding and participation. This Haggadah is inexpensive and functional and for a Christian Seder. This 24 page booklet tells ... Read More »

Why Christians Should Observe Passover

    Why are Christians Celebrating Passover? More and more Christians are learning about our rich Hebraic heritage through Bible study and celebrating God’s holidays.  TIME Magazine identified growing Christian interest in our faith’s Jewish heritage as one of the ten top trends. Passover teaches us about Jesus The early Christians observed Passover The seder is a special fellowship with God Passover is ... Read More »

Bible Copy Work for Thanksgiving

  Bible memory verses about being thankful. Three verses per page choose from manuscript, cursive, or d’nealian.   Thankful Verses 1 Manuscript Thankful Verses 1 Cursive Thankful Verses 1 D’nealian Thankful Verses 2 Manuscript Thankful Verses 2 Cursive Thankful Verses 2 D’nealian Also see Preschool Printables for Thanksgiving Bible Verse Cards. Was the Feast of Tabernacles the First Thanksgiving? Read More »

Thanksgiving Links for Educators

The REAL Story of Thanksgiving (MP3)– Rush Limbaugh reads and adds to the story history books leave out. Thanksgiving Clip Art – Teachers Pay Teachers The Thanksgiving Story The story of the first Thanksgiving in America with Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians. Includes Bible verses. Thanksgiving Crafts for Children – Hundreds of  fun DIY crafts on Pinterest Thanksgiving Memory Verses and Copywork Bible memory verses about ... Read More »

My Favorite Christian Fiction Books – Why No Amish Romance

Five of the top 10 best sellers on a recent list of Christian fiction were Amish titles. More than 24 million books have been sold since 2003. This year at least 86 “Amish Romance” novels are being released. Why?? I just don’t get it. I understand Christians are looking for wholesome books but there are thousands of Non-romance Christian fiction books. ... Read More »

Project Purge

I found some great Scripture printables this morning you can print and frame at Katie’s  Terpblog. While I was there her PROJECT PURGE image caught my eye. What a great idea! Katie and Theresa had a goal to help Manasseh Project (outreach ministry of Wedgwood Christian Services dedicated to ending the sexual exploitation of young men and women in West Michigan) with a garage ... Read More »

50 States in 50 Days with Bunny Trails

This year, our homeschool focus is 50 States in 50 days with Bunny Trails. All the links are now on Pinterest Follow Robin Sampson’s board Homeschool HOW Unit Study: US Geography on Pinterest. Every day, we study a “State of the Day,”  then we branch off into a Delight Directed bunny trail. This was not my original plan for this year, it just ... Read More »

Homeschool Planning: How Would Jesus Schedule?

In previous posts I have asked you to rethink your beliefs about knowledge and education. Now I’m asking asking you to consider another paradigm shift—to rethink scheduling. How Would Jesus Schedule? Jesus had obvious long-term goals but He practiced daily as a responder. He prayed daily and allowed the needs of the people around Him to set His agenda. He ... Read More »

Free Handwriting Bible Verses

Did you know, the Old Testament Kings were commanded to copy the Torah scrolls? No scribes allowed, the King was to copy the Torah in his own hand.  In writing a scroll of these laws by his own hand, the king is given a solemn reminder of Whom he serves and how he should live.  He should live in the pattern ... Read More »

Should Homeschoolers Teach Logic?

Logic and rhetoric are extremely popular and enthusiastically sought after by those in the homeschool community. But how important are logic and rhetoric? How much weight should they have in our homeschool day? Logic is a skill or a tool like a hammer. A hammer can be used to build something useful or as a murder weapon. The words logic, ... Read More »

Easy No Bake Thanksgiving Cookies

Time to decorate for Thanksgiving and start gathering recipes. These cookies have been our family tradition for over 25 years now. Making them is a special time the children look forward to every Thanksgiving. Giving them to neighbors and friends is just as fun. No Bake Chocolate Turkey Cookies Ingredients: Fudge Striped Cookies Chocolate bonbons (Christmas candy aisle at Walmart) ... Read More »

A Harvest of Thanksgiving

A Post from the archives: Our cat, Shiloh, relaxing in the middle of my dining room sidebar. She will need to find a new napping place tomorrow. A Harvest of Thanksgiving Be present at our table, Lord; Be here and everywhere adored. These mercies bless, and grant that we May feast in fellowship with thee. – A Table Grace Steamy ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Sites for Educators

The Thanksgiving Story The story of the first Thanksgiving in America with Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians. Includes Bible verses. Thanksgiving Crafts on My Pinterest (LOTS) – Follow me 🙂 Thanksgiving Memory Verses and Copywork Bible memory verses about being thankful. Three verses per page choose from manuscript, cursive, or d’nealian. The REAL Story of Thanksgiving (MP3) Rush Limbaugh reads and adds to the story history books ... Read More »

Curl up and Read Aloud with Free Kindle Books

Winter is the perfect time to curl up with a good book or Ebook-Reader and read aloud to your children. It is never to late to read aloud. I read to all my children when they were teenagers. You can download a 31 page list of classics by grade level (K-12) at the bottom of this post. Did You Know ... Read More »

A Christian's View of the Twilight Series

I assumed even baby Christian had enough discernment to stay away from books and movies full of lust and witchcraft, titled "Horror Romance" in the bookstore--then my boys ages 9 and 11 came home from Sunday school with stories of the Youth group kids raving about the Twilight books. (and I thought Harry Potter was bad). Read More »

Behold the Man!

Jesus’ apostles and Jewish disciples came to know him first as a Rabbi and only later as the risen Savior. For second-generation and subsequent believers, however, the process was reversed. First they encountered in faith the risen and reigning Son of God, and only later – if at all – did they come to learn in any depth about the man, Yeshua MiNatzeret (Jesus of Nazareth). Read More »

The First Real Thanksgiving

The history of Thanksgiving we observe today is reported as beginning in 1621, in Plymouth, Massachusetts. However, many scholars believe Thanksgiving may be based on the the Bible autumn harvest festival Sukkot or the Feast of Tabernacles. Sukkoth commemorates the temporary shelters used by the Jews during their wandering in the wilderness. The devoted pilgrims refused to celebrate holidays not ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Countdown

Thanksgiving Ideas and Links for Christian Educators Click for the Thanksgiving Preparation Countdown Check List What a great time of year to teach! Take a walk with a leaf identification guide, visit an apple orchard (we provide the lesson plan!). Go on a Nature Walk: Take the Leaf Identification Guide and see how many leaves you can identify. Color the ... Read More »

Thanksgiving: A Time To Remember

Reading this book and listening to the audio book each year is a super family tradition! Perfect for long car rides or family reading time. Thanksgiving: A Time To Remember Thanksgiving is both distinctly Christian and exclusively American—a holiday for celebrating faith, family, and freedom. But all too often the true purpose of this special day is lost amidst eating, ... Read More »

Condemnation or Conviction?

I vividly remember the first time I read Paul’s passage in Romans 7:15-17. I was breathless. I was a baby Christian in my 20s. “That’s me!” I cried. I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate.Now if I do what I do not want, I ... Read More »

The Secret of Fulfilling the Law

From the very beginning of the New Testament era, the question of the proper relationship of the believer to the law of God outlined in the Hebrew Scriptures has been a subject of heated debate. Within the Christian community, there are two polarized extremities of thought concerning the law of God and its effect upon believers in Jesus Christ. Jesus ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Recipes

These cookies have been our family tradition for almost 20 years now. Making them is a special time the children look forward to every Thanksgiving. Giving them to neighbors and friends is just as fun. No Bake Turkey Cookies Ingredients: Fudge Striped Cookies Chocolate bonbons (Christmas candy aisle at Walmart) Semi-sweet chocolates Candy corn Directions: Melt some of the semi-sweet ... Read More »

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