Beyond Curriculum: Raising Christian Kids in a Changing World | 265

In this episode, David and Leslie Nunnery discuss the joys and challenges of parenting adult children and the transition into a new phase of family life. They also explore the growth and challenges of homeschooling, including the rise of non-Christian homeschoolers. Leslie emphasizes the importance of being distinct as Christian homeschoolers and the concept of Heart Schooling, which combines Biblical parenting with excellent home education. They encourage parents to embrace homeschooling as a tool for discipleship and to allow it to overflow into every aspect of their lives.  


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  • Parenting adult children can be a joyful and rewarding phase of family life. 
  • Homeschooling has experienced significant growth and challenges, including the rise of non-Christian homeschoolers. 
  • Being distinct as Christian homeschoolers, or Heart Schoolers, is important in today’s diverse homeschooling community. 
  • Heart Schooling combines biblical parenting with excellent home education and focuses on reaching the hearts of children. 
  • Homeschooling is a tool for discipleship and allows for deeper relationships and intentional conversations with children. 
  • Homeschooling overflows into every aspect of life and can strengthen family relationships and unity. 

Parenting Adults Phase 

Bittersweet Moments of Parenting 

Homeschooling Growth and Challenges 

Defining Homeschooling and its Variations 

The Rise of Non-Christian Homeschoolers 

The Definition of Homeschooling 

The Importance of Being Distinct as Christian Homeschoolers 

The Concept of Heart Schooling 

Overcoming Insecurities in Homeschooling 

Homeschooling as a Tool for Discipleship 

Homeschooling Overflowing into Every Aspect of Life 

The Hard Schooling Lifestyle 

Invitation to Join Teach Them Diligently Events and Membership 


Heart School: How Excellent Parents Become Great Home Educators

Heart School addresses how amazing parents use homeschooling to build strong families where children can excel academically, and it encourages parents to focus on what truly matters – our children’s hearts. Inside, you’ll learn practical strategies that are easy to implement and will bring immense change to your family. This breakthrough method of homeschooling will help you teach more while reducing stress and strengthening the relationships within your home. If you’re a Christian parent desiring to raise children who love God and are ready to walk through whatever doors He opens for them in the days ahead, Heart School is for you. Purchase your copy HERE.

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