Thoughts on Deuteronomy #2 — A Wise and Great Nation

7th November, 2012 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

What makes a nation wise and great? In Deuteronomy 4:5-8 Moses gives us the answer to that question. “See I have taught you decrees and laws … observe them carefully for this will show your wisdom and understanding to the nations who will hear about these decrees and say, ‘Surely this great nation is a » Read More

“Before you were born …”

4th November, 2012 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

If you are like me, you are tired of television and radio ads. When the phone rings, your first thought is, “Oh, no! It’s another pollster!”  The voice mails build up and you just want the phone to stop ringing. In fact, you just want the election to be over.  At the same time, you » Read More

Fact Finder and Lying Lips

25th October, 2012 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

Every day we are bombarded with political ads.  Strong words … angry words … findger-pointing at rival candidates … namecalling … and sometimes outright lies. Even the truth often gets a spin so that knowing what’s true and what’s false can boggle the mind. I understand the competition. The stakes are high. It’s the highest » Read More

Central Pennsylvania Engage Conference

17th October, 2012 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

During the weekend of November 8-9, 2012, the Engage Conference is being held at the West Shore Evangelical Free Church. This conference is for anyone (pastors, Sunday School teachers, youth leaders, kids’ clubs leader) who work with children from nursery age through high school. Churches leaders from all over central Pennsylvania will be attending. I » Read More

Debating with a fool

12th October, 2012 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

Did you ever notice how current the wisdom of Proverbs is? Wise Solomon who lived so many centuries ago gives good advice to the leaders of today who are running for the most important positions in our nation — president and vice president. This is what he said: “If a wise man goes to court » Read More

The Bible and Today’s News

25th September, 2012 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

When was the last time something you heard on the nightly news or read in your local newspaper had direct relevance to the Bible? Last week a Harvard researcher named Karen King found a piece of parchment on which were the words “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife.”  How do we as believers in Jesus Christ respond to » Read More

There and Back Again

30th May, 2011 - Posted by Claire Larsen - 6 Comments

To North Carolina and back again …. It was a great weekend at NCHE in Winston-Salem. This homeschool fair was my first one this year, and as I’ve written before, going to homeschool fairs gives me a renewed excitement to go home and continue writing. The comments and encouragement of you, homeschool parents, let me » Read More

North Carolina Here I Come

22nd May, 2011 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

This  coming week is the NCHE Homeschool Conference in Winston Salem. Lenora from the Classical Academic Press staff and I will be at the Press’s booth. I love going to homeschool fairs and talking to all the parents who purchase materials from CAP. So, once again I will be in North Carolina and look forward » Read More

In Production!!

6th March, 2011 - Posted by Claire Larsen - 2 Comments

It’s finally happened. God’s Great Covenant — Book 3 is in production. A little bird told me last week that the designer has finished the first unit. After three years in the writing and editing process, I am excited to see what the finished product will look like. This book has a few differences from the » Read More

Scripture Please!

8th August, 2010 - Posted by Claire Larsen - 4 Comments

Editing for God’s Great Covenant — New Testament 1 has begun in earnest. It’s an exciting, yet grueling process. If I’ve missed denoting something in a footnote, it challenges my brain to remember, “Where did I learn about that fact?” All in all, the process is enjoyable, and most of all, it means that it » Read More

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