Christian Kids' Worldview Slipping

What Killed Christian Civilization


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January 11, 2023

Christian kids attending public schools and Christian schools have registered a non-stop steady decline in adherence to a Christian worldview over 35 years straight. Only homeschools and a few principle-approach Christian schools have done better. Dan Smithwick from Nehemiah Institute explains the recent trends and the reason why there is still no improvement in the overall numbers. Education matters. The shift in Christian civilization in the West occurred at the turn of the 20th century in the schools under the influence of John Dewey and the Frankfurt School.

About Your Host, Kevin Swanson

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.