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Clapham Blog

Standing Up For The Unborn: The Annual March for Life

On a frigid day in January 2020, three Clapham School High school students, along with several other like minded young adults, braved the cold to stand up for the most vulnerable amongst us—the unborn.

The Gift

It's just a few shopping days until Christmas. If you are like my mother-in-law, all your Christmas shopping is done and dusted, complete with bows, all prior to roasting your turkey for Thanksgiving. If you are like me...well, thank God and Jeff...

A Sweet Thank You

"Mom, I've decided to like math," my ten-year-old son announced to me out of the blue one day about twenty years ago.

"Oh, ok," I responded.

"Yes, I've decided to like math because everything I want to do one day requires much knowledge of math,"...

Six Reasons I Chose Christian Classical Education For My Children

A friend recently asked me why I chose Christian Classical Education for my children. As I considered how to answer this question, several other questions arose that needed attention first. For instance, why does anyone choose any particular...

Why We Watch Films, Part 6: Cultural Literacy

What makes our culture tick?  What is happening in our present cultural moment?  In the last part of our series on Why We Watch Films, author Dan Brendsel explains how we become aware of the reigning assumptions, values, habits of thoughts...

Why We Watch Films, Part 5: Beauty

In the fifth part of our series, Why Do We Watch Films, author Dan Brendsel focusses on the ways in which films can demonstrate the power and majesty of beauty.  As a friendly reminder, the films mentioned in the article are not necessarily a...

Why Do We Watch Films, Part 3: Perspective

Continuing with our series on the reason we watch films, the third article in a six-part series by Dan Brendsel considers the idea of a changed perspective.

 

To see through the eyes of others cultivates empathy and sympathy. Films allow us to...

Why Do We Watch Films, Part 2: Defamiliarization

In the second part of our series, Why Do We Watch Films, author Dan Brendsel focusses on the fresh perspective films can bring to our worldview.  Read on to explore what a new, or different perspective can bring to the conversation.

 

As a...