Recently, I was asked if Bend City teaches that home schooling is the best way to educate your kids? Short answer: No. In fact, we don’t teach any particular venue is the BEST venue to educate your kids.
My wife and I have, in fact, chosen to home school our kids for now, so I definitely see the benefits….and definitely know the challenges. Since parenting is the most difficult thing I’ve done and I’ve heard other parents agree, I know that no matter what method one choses, IT WILL BE A CHALLENGE. A challenge that should have us seeking God every step of the way. For a great explanation of why we don’t see this issue as “closed-handed” (meaning that it has a clear right answer), please watch this:
For more reading on the issue here are perspectives on the 3 options that were recently posted on the Gospel Coalition website: