The sociological story relating to the last two hundred years of western civilization tells of the trade-off of power from family to state. The power of the state expanded at the expense of the dissolution of the family. Of course, now we will see what happens to societies when the family ceases to exist as a viable entity.
But there are a few stalwarts today fighting back for the survival of the family and family freedoms, and they seem to be most prevalent within the homeschooling movement.
A recent report issued to the Secretary of State of England threatens to erode family freedoms even further, suggesting mandatory home visits where parents choose to stay home with their children. Kevin Swanson interviews homeschooling father and director of Family Education Trust, Norman Wells, in England on these draconian measures.
Kevin Swanson has served as elder and pastor of Reformation Church, OPC since its inception. Kevin was raised on the mission field in Japan in the 1960's and 1970's. Together with his wife Brenda, they are bringing up five children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord....