Parenting

This week I am directing you to two excellent blog posts about parenting. The first post, Developing Godly Qualities in Our Children, by Randy Alcorn, applies Micah 6:8 to raising our children. This verse is one of those right-to-the-heart--here’s-what-it’s-all about verses in the Scriptures. He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the … [Read more...]

Sharpen Your Pencils

Mark Bauerlein, an English professor at Emory and a keen observer of the effects of technology on the minds of students, has written a provocative blogpost this week at First Things. In To Students: Close Laptops, Use Pencils, Bauerlein says "I disallow laptops in my classroom. No screens, only books, paper, and pencil. The obvious reason is the … [Read more...]