Despite years of federally funded education initiatives, a recent study by the NAEP reports that our children are still performing poorly in basic mathematics.
Steve Demme is the Founder, President and Author of Math U See. He helps us understand why our kids are struggling and what we can do about it.
In this feature, Mr. Demme mentions the first step in helping our children improve in math is to ascertain what they already know. The Math U See website has a number of competency exams available. Information is available here.
On Monday, October 12th, Chris Klicka—a legal pioneer who fought tirelessly for the rights of home schooling in all 50 states—died in Colorado. This feature is a tribute to honor his life and work on behalf of home schoolers in this country and around the world.
Last week NASA intentionally crashed a large Centuar rocket into the Earth’s moon. They were hoping to create a deep enough impact to see if there are significant amounts of water beneath the lunar surface.
All week long the various Nobel Prizes have been announced for achievements in the fields of medicine, physics, chemistry, and literature. Undoubtedly the most unexpected announcement came today as the Nobel Peace Prize recipient was named.
Yesterday the Chicago City Council agreed to pass an ordinance which creates a “bubble zone” around the entrance of Chicago health clinics, hospitals or abortion facilities; meaning, that prolife advocates and sidewalk counselors must maintain a distance of 50 feet from the front door. The ordinance also creates an eight foot zone around people coming in and out of the clinic.
Peter Breen, Executive Director of the Thomas More Society
Eric Scheidler, Executive Director of the Pro-Life Action League
Nora Doherty, Sidewalk Counselor
Shannon Buckner, Nursing Student and Sidewalk Counselor
Sarina Eesa, an immigrant from Ghana who was impacted by Sidewalk Counselors
James Komaniecki, President of Restore American Liberty.
In Luke chapter 11 and Matthew 6 we read some of the most well known words of Jesus. The disciples had come to him asking how they should pray, and Christ’s reply is what we often call: “The Lord’s Prayer.” This feature comes from a recent interview with Dr. R.C. Sproul Sr., founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries, about his new book entitled: The Prayer of The Lord.
Click here for the complete 30-minute conversation with Dr. Sproul as he speaks much more in depth about each phrase of the Lord’s Prayer:
When society considers “personal responsibility” or our obligations to certain moral standards, it is often framed as “listening to our conscience”—suggesting that we have the power to do what is right (or wrong) and it comes from somewhere within us. What is the conscience?
Also, as believers we have the Word of God and the Holy Spirit to direct our decisions and actions…so what is the relationship between our conscience and how God directs us as Christians? Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr, founder, teacher and chairman of the Highland Study Center in Virginia, along with blogger Steve Walden help us think about this issue.
I graduated from Moody in 1993 and began working for Moody Radio in Chicago until 1999, when I began teaching radio broadcasting at the Moody Bible Institute. I received my Masters degree in Communications from Northern Illinois University in 2003 in Historical Documentary Filmmaking. And since June, 2008, I have been serving Prime ... Continue reading »