Axios.com provides a powerful picture of thirty year old males. They are worse off. . . between 250% and 300% worse off financially and socially than they were in 1977 (using various metrics). The dissolution of character and family has taken a heavy toll. How then does one disciple a nation and change a culture? Whether we are looking at the social and moral degradation found among the Navajo tribes, the Filipinos, or the American suburban types. . . we still have a duty to disciple the nations. It is a long term project, and will no doubt require generations of work. Are we willing to bear down and begin disciple-ing?
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.