Kingdom Education
Jun 2, 2004

ST. AUGUSTINE (FBW)–For hundreds of Florida families, schoolwork is homework, parents are teachers and dining rooms double as classrooms. Homeschooling, once an insular undertaking, is now made easier by established Christian schools and informal alliances which offer support and encouragement.

May 25, 2004
‘Children are God’s homework assignment,’ participants told

ORLANDO (FBW)—Billed as an “historic” meeting of Southern Baptist pastors, state convention leaders and Christian school administrators, the May 11 Florida Baptist Kingdom Education Summit was held with the hope that the gathering would “help to energize our school movement and help focus it on how we can help churches grow,” said organizer Ed Gamble, executive director of the Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools.

May 25, 2004

ORLANDO (FBW)—A fledgling movement among Southern Baptists to promote denomination-wide Christian education for children in elementary and secondary schools is known as “Kingdom education.” The concept was promoted at a May 11 Florida Baptist Kingdom Education Summit jointly sponsored by the Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools and Florida Baptist Convention.

May 25, 2004
May 25, 2004

ORLANDO (FBW)—A resolution calling for a Southern Baptist exodus from public schools, proposed by two laymen for consideration by the Southern Baptist Convention during its upcoming annual meeting in Indianapolis June 15-16, found little support at a May 11 meeting of Southern Baptist backers of Christian schools.

May 25, 2004
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION RESOLUTION
Submitted Jointly by T.C. Pinckney and Bruce N. Shortt To the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention
April 26, 2004
May 25, 2004

Florida Baptist Witness asked Ed Gamble, executive director of the Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools, to outline what he believes can be done within the Southern Baptist Convention to support the efforts of grassroots Southern Baptists who are engaged in Christian schools.

May 25, 2004

Building a Kingdom School is no easy task.

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