In conjunction with a number of other blogging friends of mine, I’m briefly writing on the topic of homeschooling – since a homeschool upbringing is one thing I and these particular friends happen to have in common. “Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; (which is […]
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Is it really good stewardship of a precious gift of God to throw them on the laps of teachers who may or may not even know Jesus on a religious level, let alone a relational level?
Or how about introduce those precious gifts to fellow students that will in turn introduce peers to defiling values, words, thought processes, and actions?
Is it truly the will of God for an on-fire believer to throw their part of the next generation (that they can influence) into a corrupt and sinful world instead of raising kids (who are, planned or unplanned by the parents, planned by God to be a spark plug for Him) to be on fire and passionate for Him with everything?
Yes, it is possible to be in love with Jesus and go to a public (or private) school.
And no, no one should homeschool because of fear.
But you have to ask yourself if the “norm” is actually the will of God. And if the risk is worth a second income. Remember: money can never buy a child.