Articles in Education

 

The Cult of the Expert

by Joe Boot

April 25, 2020

The tendency of intellectuals to pronounce on areas outside of their expertise is an unwise temptation that carries real-world consequences.

 

Why Classical Christian Education?

by Joe Boot

May 14, 2018 | Isaiah 28:24-29

The utmost concern of the Christian should be the relating of their faith in Christ Jesus and his infallible word to the world around them beginning in the family. In fact that is what Christian education in essence is.

 

Why Parents are Protesting the new Sex-ed Curriculum

by Steven Martins

October 14, 2015

The sex-ed curriculum being forced into Ontario public schools should alarm us, but not overwhelm us. There are several godly options to resist and reject such godless teaching. 

 

The Silencing Power of the Gospel

by Joe Boot

April 2, 2015

In the face of growing apostasy and hostility to Jesus Christ, we are reminded that God establishes strength and silences His enemies through children, raised on the truth and power of the gospel.

 

Education and the Depths of the Sea

by Joe Boot

March 13, 2015

The proposed Ontario sex-ed curriculum is an attempt to rationalize and normalize sin, and is a scandal upon our children, leading them to stumble.

 

What’s in a Word: Queering Children and the Classroom

by Joe Boot

January 17, 2014

A response to the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education's action plan, "Building Bridges: Queer Families in Early Childhood Education."

 

The Myth of Neutrality (Part 2)

by Joe Boot

April 1, 2011

All education is in terms of a purpose and a program for freedom. The question is, who defines freedom, and to what end? Educational programs will either be in terms of the purposes of God and his creative and redemptive work in creation, or they will be in terms of an alien purpose derived from the god of this world and his falsehoods.

 

The Myth of Neutrality (Part 1)

by Joe Boot

April 1, 2011

A neutral education is philosophically, theologically, and functionally impossible; the very attempt to generate such an approach is unfaithful to the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

That We May Present Everyone Mature in Christ (Part 2)

by David Robinson

April 1, 2011 | Ephesians 4:12-32; Psalm 115:1-9; Romans 6:17; Acts 20:27; Colossians 1:29-2:1; Philippians 1:6

The Apostle Paul makes clear that teaching is meant to bring transformation and is agonizing work.

 

That We May Present Everyone Mature in Christ (Part 1)

by David Robinson

April 1, 2011 | 1 Corinthians 15:3-5; Romans 15:4; Romans 15:8-9; Acts 20:27; Luke 24:27; 1 Corinthians 2:10-13

Paul's example of pastoral teaching is evangelical and spiritual.

 

Education and the Course of the Future

by Joe Boot

April 1, 2011 | Matthew 28:18-20; 4:4

Teaching scripture to the nations is part of the Great Commission. Yet in our time, we've neglected to even teach it in its fullness to our own children.

 

The Family’s Mandate to Educate (Part 2)

by Scott Masson

December 1, 2010 | Deuteronomy 6:4-7; Jeremiah 6:16

Underlying all education is a philosophy. The child-centred philosophy of our modern public education system conflicts with a Biblical understanding of life, reality, and the nature of children and is harmful to them.