Here we interview Michael Phillips, editor of George MacDonald's materials and the author of a new book called "Endangered Virtues and the Coming Ideological War." What are the basic virtues without which civilization is not possible? And how shall we then live in an age of immaturity, insobriety, escapism, relativism, fear, and abandoned rationality? Michael Phillips recommends disengaged engagement—what Jesus called salt that regains its saltiness.
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.