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A Personal Plea, Part 5

The summer of 1997 was the summer I turned 14. We began the summer by going to ATI’s big yearly national conference in Knoxville, at the University of Tennessee. ATI took over a significant portion of the campus for that one week every summer. School was still in session for the public schools in Ohio, so my mom and I went, while my dad stayed in Cincinnati to work. This was my first significant exposure to ATI as a whole.

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Lawsuit Against Bill Gothard and IBLP Amended

By M.K. Wiley, HA Editorial Team As many of our regular readers know, a lawsuit was filed in October 2015 against IBLP (Institute in Basic Life Principles) alleging sexual misconduct by former president Bill Gothard during his time working for the “ministry” he founded. Specifically, there were 10 women alleging Gothard sexually harassed, sexually assaulted, molested, and/or raped them, often

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Why This Simone Biles Homeschool Success Meme is Disrespectful to Homeschool Alumni (and Simone Biles)

Editorial Note: The following is reprinted with permission from Libby Anne’s blog Love Joy Feminism. It was originally published on Patheos on August 15, 2016. Edited by Wende Benner, HA Editorial Staff Meme features picture of Simone Biles with this text: But how will homeschooled kids ever compete in the real world?  Pretty well, I guess. Speaking as a homeschool alumna, this meme is disrespectful

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Worksheet Claims That God Allows Sexual Abuse: Part IV

TW: Content discusses rape, and other forms of abuse. CC image courtesy of Flickr, andy li. Recently Homeschoolers Anonymous was given access to a worksheet from The Institute of Basic Life Principles‘ training center. It is titled ”Why Did God Let A Four Year Old Boy Be Molested By A Fifteen Year Old Neighbor?’. The Institute of Basic Life Principles

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Worksheet Claims That God Allows Sexual Abuse: Part III

TW: Content discusses rape, and other forms of abuse. CC image courtesy of Flickr, andy li. Recently Homeschoolers Anonymous was given access to a worksheet from The Institute of Basic Life Principles‘ training center. It is titled ”Why Did God Let A Four Year Old Boy Be Molested By A Fifteen Year Old Neighbor?’. The Institute of Basic Life Principles

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Worksheet Claims That God Allows Sexual Abuse: Part II

TW: Content discusses rape, and other forms of abuse. CC image courtesy of Flickr, andy li. Recently Homeschoolers Anonymous was given access to a worksheet from The Institute of Basic Life Principles‘ training center. It is titled ”Why Did God Let A Four Year Old Boy Be Molested By A Fifteen Year Old Neighbor?’. The Institute of Basic Life Principles

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I Kissed Dating Goodbye, Said Hello To Courtship, Met A Boy, And Got Married

This week we are joining with Life After I Kissed Dating Goodbye to share stories about how Joshua Harris’s book “I Kissed Dating Goodbye” has impacted us. You can read more stories at LifeAfterIKDG.com and discuss on Twitter using the hashtag #IKDGStories.  Editorial note: The following is reprinted with permission from Kieryn King’s blog. It was originally published on August 4, 2016. My

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I Kissed Dating Goodbye: A.H.’s Story

This week we are joining with Life After I Kissed Dating Goodbye to share stories about how Joshua Harris’s book “I Kissed Dating Goodbye” has impacted us. You can read more stories at LifeAfterIKDG.com and discuss on Twitter using the hashtag #IKDGStories.  Editorial Note: The author’s name has been changed to ensure anonymity. ‘A.H.’ is a pseudonym. For me, there

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