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Yvette Hampton, producer and host of the upcoming documentary, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution, brings you encouragement and resources from home education experts and REAL families just like yours, to help you train your children well.

August 24, 2020

What About Dads? Kevin Swanson, Part 1

So often, we talk to, and about, moms regarding homeschooling, but what about the role of HOMESCHOOL DADS?  Do some dads homeschool? Does dad's opinion matter? How can dad be involved? How can dad support mom? How can mom support dad? How can, and should, dad lead his family spiritually?

Join Yvette Hampton as she discusses these things with Kevin Swanson, homeschool dad of 5 kids and Director of Generations – a ministry he founded to strengthen homeschool families around the country.

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Interview with Kevin Swanson - Homeschool Dads

Watch this full interview with Kevin Swanson.

 

Kevin Swanson is an author, a radio host, a pastor, and an educator.  He is married to Brenda and they have five children all of whom they have homeschooled for the last 25 years. Kevin Swanson has taught in American public schools, private Christian schools, classical schools, and Christian Colleges.  Over the last eighteen years, he has lectured on Christian education in sixteen countries and almost all 50 states.  He is the author or contributor for thirty books, including Worldviews in Conflict, Apostate, Upgrade - The Ten Secrets to the Best Education for Your Children, Family Life, Keep the Faith - On Education, Taking the World for Jesus, Great Christian Classics Curriculum, and the Family Bible Study Guide Series. Kevin has hosted a daily radio program for 17 years, reaching thousands of families in a hundred countries around the world. He has pastored a church out on the Eastern plains of Colorado for 20 years. He has served as Executive Director of Christian Home Educators of Colorado, and Director of Generations over the past 22 years. Kevin has developed or championed a number of projects, including an entire Christian Discipleship Curriculum for 1st through 12th grade, a Christian midwifery training program, a Christian Family Eldercare program, a daily media program called “The World View in 5 Minutes,” and a Mentorship program called Apprenticeship, Mentorship, and Entrepreneurship — all by the grace of God provided by the overflowing resources of His abundance. His greatest delight is to see his children walking in the truth.

Recommended Resources:

Study Bible that Yvette uses:

Hardcover: ESV Study Bible

Softcover: ESV Study Bible

 

Books by Kevin Swanson:

Keep The Faith On Education

Keep The Faith On Sexuality & Family

What Does The Bible Say About That?: A Biblical Worldview Curriculum For Children

Apostate: The Men Who Destroyed the Christian West

The Tattooed Jesus: What Would the Real Jesus Do with Pop Culture

Upgrade: 10 Secrets to the Best Education for Your Child

Family Life: A Simple Guide to the Biblical Family

The Book of Proverbs: God’s Book of Wisdom: Book 1

 

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