Links to helpful websites
Home School Enrichment Magazine:HomeSchoolEnrichment.com An outstanding resource for home educators and Christian parents. Marcia writes the Management for Life column for this magazine and blogs at www.homeschoolenrichment.com/AuthorBlogs
Generations with Vision Radio Generations.org. A Monday - Friday 30-minute radio program hosted by internationally recognized homeschool dad and pastor, Kevin Swanson. Addresses issues of concern to Christian families. Heard in all fifty states and thirty different countries via the Internet. Past programs are archived. Want to hear Kevin's interview with Marcia about the first-ever homeschool seminar in the jungles of Ecuador? Go to SermonAudio.com/generations. Type in "Ecuador" in the search box and the broadcast will come up for you to listen to on your computer.
Home School Legal Defense (HSLDA) HSLDA.org Provides legal insurance for its homeschooling members. Great website to find state and local homeschool organizations, state laws regarding home education, homeschool research links, military, and worldwide information. Great resource for defending homeschooling to family, friends, and others who may doubt its legitimacy.
Christian Home Educators of Colorado www.chec.org An exemplary state organization on the forefront of leadership in the homeschooling movement. Christian Family Conference in Denver every June and year-round seminars and events including Homeschooling 101. Speaker bureau, independent school (umbrella school), free magazine (Marcia is a columnist), AME Program (see below), and many other offerings. Spend some time at their website.
AME Program AMEProgram.com This program addresses the challenges of families whose children are graduating from their home schools. What next? Can we take discipleship into education? Is it possible for a young man to prepare for a career without spending himself into debt and destroying the carefully-laid Biblical foundation his parents struggled to build? AME stands for Apprenticeship, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship. Visit this website to view some creative, God-honoring options for your children.
Christian Family Eldercare ChristianFamilyEldercare.org This ministry seeks to:
- Encourage families and churches to biblically honor elders through relational care.
- Equip family and church caregivers with resources to thrive in elder care.
- Enable home-based eldercare in families as an alternative to institutional care.
- Call upon church leaders to provide loving support to elderly church members.
Marcia Washburn is Assistant Director of CFE, writes their newsletters, and spoke at the 2015 Christian Family Eldercare Conference.