After 18 years of Sunday school, youth group, and even Christian school, many Christian children still graduate from high school thoroughly indoctrinated in a humanist worldview, later becoming big humanists in college. And then they just walk away from the faith. In this interview that Kevin Swanson conducted with World Magazine founder Joel Belz, we look at several different problems with Christian education 50 years into this new movement. Joel is one of the most experienced voices on this issue of Christian education in the country. What makes Christian education so ineffective, and what can we do to bolster it?
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.