Tag Archives: England

I’m Back with the Best of the UK (with Kids)

I’m Back with the Best of the UK (with Kids)

This entry is part of 9 in the series Sabbatical and Scholé You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

  I went MIA. I fully admit it. Blogging through our months in the UK was my original plan, but stretches without internet and the pace we kept during our stay made that plan prohibitive. Plus, I kept a journal every single day all those months, which basically used up any writing energy I had… Continue Reading

London with Kids and Jet Lag Recovery

London with Kids and Jet Lag Recovery

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Sabbatical and Scholé You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Today marks three weeks in the UK! We spent the first five days in London, and we loved it. The weather was perfect, the crowds were nonexistent, and we made lots of friends. Here’s what we did and what we learned about traversing London with four children (including a baby and a two year old).… Continue Reading

Sabbatical Homeschool Planning: The British Year (with Book Lists)

Sabbatical Homeschool Planning: The British Year (with Book Lists)

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Sabbatical and Scholé You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

We’re getting ready to leave tomorrow! We’re zipping up suitcases, cleaning house, and finalizing transportation and accommodations. And to add to the mix, I’m planning how we’ll homeschool in another country. About a year ago I started asking for advice from other homeschoolers who’d lived abroad short term. There were a surprising number who had,… Continue Reading

Our Itinerary

Our Itinerary

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Sabbatical and Scholé You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

You can click on the map below and use the arrows to read about each stop of our trip and/or scroll through the list below describing our entire itinerary. A majority of these stops are on our Big Road Trip to and from the first church where Scott will minister in the Outer Hebrides Isle… Continue Reading

The Opened Doors

The Opened Doors

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Sabbatical and Scholé You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

“Orchestrated” is the word that comes to mind for this sabbatical. We’ve tentatively planned for this trip for six years, but all my “budget” plans fell apart and the Lord brought together a trip that wouldn’t have been possible six years ago. He answered prayers that I didn’t even have the nerve to pray for–desires… Continue Reading

Music Camp: A Report

Music Camp: A Report

Since coming as the Associate Pastor of Bethany Bible Church of Hendersonville, North Carolina, in 2010, I have seen first hand a unique ministry created by the vision of the senior pastor here, Greg Stiekes, and his wife Rena. Truly, the word “unique” is not used in vain in describing this week-long ministry to children… Continue Reading