Editor's Notes

By Jonathan Lewis

Sneak peeks at upcoming articles, miscellaneous homeschool thoughts, and requests for your insights about proposed articles for HSE Magazine!

Why Your Worldview Matters

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on February 02, 2018
Although the subject of worldview has become a hot topic among Christians, there are many in the church who still don’t understand what a worldview is and why it matters. At best, it can often seem like an entirely theoretical topic with…Read

How I’m Changing My Life This Year (And How You Can, Too)

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on January 25, 2018
Is there some area of your life you’re dissatisfied with? Some area you’d love to make progress in but you can’t seem to figure out how? For the past few years, I’ve been dissatisfied with how little reading I’ve done. I believe reading…Read

Goals for the New Year: Focus on Improvement, Not Perfection

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on December 14, 2017
A new year is quickly approaching, and many of us start thinking about hopes and goals for the months ahead. I don’t know about you, but it’s easy for me to start imagining all sorts of lofty achievements and aspirations that will create…Read

Times Are Changing

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on September 30, 2017
Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to attend a gathering of homeschool business leaders in Colorado Springs. Some of the conversations that took place were quite interesting, but one thing stood out to me: the homeschooling…Read

Let’s be faithful!

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on September 08, 2017
The new school year is underway by now for just about all of us. Our first official week as a homeschool family has drawn to a close, and overall it’s been a success. Patrick (5) is enjoying it, Timothy (almost 4) is tagging along with…Read

Ready or not, here we go!

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on August 25, 2017
Now that Patrick is five years old, my wife and I are beginning our first official year of homeschooling. It will admittedly be fairly low-key this year, with an emphasis on reading, early math concepts, and a smattering of other…Read

Cookie Cutters Aren’t For Kids

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on August 10, 2017
Our kids are still young, but that doesn’t prevent my wife and me from seeing their unique personalities, giftings, and challenges. I’m sure all of these traits will evolve over time, but even in these first few years of life, it’s clear…Read

How one of the greatest strengths of homeschooling can help you solve weaknesses

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on July 28, 2017
Over the years, I’ve come across a variety of questions and criticisms about homeschooling. Things like . . . “My husband thinks homeschooled kids are too undisciplined. They don’t have to follow a schedule and can sleep in every day…Read

Remembering Why

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on July 12, 2017
Last weekend, I had the opportunity to speak at the Arizona homeschool convention in downtown Phoenix. In addition to experiencing the “dry heat” of summer in the desert for the first time (it reached 118 on Friday), I had the…Read

Making Family Time A Priority

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on June 30, 2017
This is going to be a short post because I’m supposed to quit work early this afternoon to make time for a family evening. After dinner, we’ll be heading to the park for some fun, fresh air, and time together. And that brings me to the…Read