American Christian Education

Teaching and Learning Self Government

    Pilgrim Institute Introduce children to the important principle of Self Government. “The Bible tells us that the ideas and thoughts which are in our heart will decide how we act. If our thoughts and ideas are controlled by the Bible, then our actions will also be controlled by the Bible. If our thoughts […]

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The Principle Approach – Teaching Tip #1 – Leading Ideas

One of the keys to implementing the Principle Approach to American Christian Education is to teach not just facts or information, but to present principles and ideas. These will remain with the student long after the facts have been forgotten. As a teacher prepares lesson plans for each day, it is important to identify the main […]

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Properly Protesting in America

One of the events, which I enjoy sharing as I teach America’s Christian history, is the Boston Tea Party, including the reasons and the events of that night. Why did those individuals resist by dumping the tea? One historian, Richard Frothingham, wrote this: “The resistance contemplated was in general such action as might be necessary to thwart by lawful methods this ministerial measure. […]

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Washington’s Reverence

February is a time of remembering our Presidents, and particularly the contribution of George Washington. You and your children will enjoy this brief anecdote of General Washington and his mother.  Set during the American Revolution, the story gives tribute to a mother’s influence upon the character of her son. Enjoy this audio clip, Washington’s Reverence, […]

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Announcing Online Learning

    Discover the building blocks of America’s heritage of spiritual, religious, political, civil, and economic liberty. Clarify your personal grasp of God’s Hand in the lives of men and nations. Build your knowledge of the Biblical truths which are central to American liberty. Prepare yourself to be a minister of healing for our nation. […]

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