|Cultivating Prayer in Your Homeschool||Vol. 93, Prg. 31–35|
November 30–December 4, 2009
Prayer has a vital role in homeschooling families. On this week’s program, Elizabeth Smith discusses how to cultivate prayer in your homeschool. She shares her experience as a homeschool mom and how God has used prayer in her own life. Also, she offers some helpful ideas for how to teach children about prayer.
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Elizabeth Smith, wife of Home School Legal Defense Association President Mike Smith, taught three of her four children at home from 1981 to 1996, when the youngest entered college. For over 25 years, Elizabeth’s practical wisdom has encouraged audiences at homeschool conferences, symposiums, and women’s retreats throughout the United States. Michael and Elizabeth have appeared several times on Focus on the Family’s radio program.
Elizabeth is the director of development for the Home School Foundation and serves on the board of directors of Breakthrough Intercessors Prayer Ministry. She is also a founding board member of the National Black Home Educators and teaches women’s Bible studies at her local church. She serves as an area director for the Virginia auxiliary to Gideons International. Elizabeth has lobbied on pro-family issues in her state capitol and in Washington, D.C., for the National Center for Home Education since 1993.
This week’s guest, Elizabeth Smith, is also the director of development for the Home School Foundation, an organization that helps families to homeschool through hard times. For more information about the Home School Foundation and how you can help families in need, click the link above to request a copy of the Foundation Brochure packet.
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