In a recent survey, Americans register the most concerning element of the family is the failure of parental discipline and teaching. The problem is found in the generally-accepted post-modern worldview, the common zeitgeist of relativism. Relativist parents make for bad, inconsistent, flip-flopping parenting. Where does authority come from, and what defines right and wrong? Basic theological commitments matter. We also discuss the relationship of Gospel and Law in parenting.
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.