Posts Tagged "Home Schooling"


  Hello Readers,   Welcome to Part 2 of my series on the Harmful Leadership of Bill Gothard. If you haven’t already make sure to check out the other posts in the series. Introduction Part 1. This week’s post gives a brief overview of Bill Gothard’s rise to leadership, the impact of his ministry, and the subsequent scandals that have led to his recent resignation in 2014. I owe a huge debt of gratitude to...

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  You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it. Norman Schwarzkopf   Today marks the first installment of my series on the Harmful, Moral Leadership of Bill Gothard. This series is taken from a research paper I wrote for one of my recent graduate classes on Leadership Studies. Given its academic nature and length, I have...

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  The final few weeks of this past semester, I embarked on analyzing the leadership of a man I once believed to be a great man of God. This man was a well known leader to the community I was raised in. He was also a recognized leader among many others within the larger conservative Christian community my family followed when I was a child, who have all fallen in recent years to the blinding light of public exposure revealing...

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  No more papers, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks… Please tell me there is someone out there who remembers that line. Yes I was that odd homeschool girl who grew up on movies like Anne of Green Gables and Sound Of Music more than I did actual movies from the nineties, but how can you not love Miss Anne spelled with an E? It is funny the things that stick with you even years later. I finished my last final...

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I decided to pour my time this weekend into writing something that has been stirring in my heart for several months now, but haven’t been able to find quite the right words for. So for those who may be wondering, the Townhall is still in the making and will come out tomorrow on schedule leaving last week to be just “one of those weeks” where I literally could not do it all.   Where I grew up most women I knew were...

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