Illinois Christian Home Educators
Wayne Watson's song For Such a Time as This has been chosen to go along with our convention theme, and we will be singing it during our Featured Sessions. Please take a few minutes to look up this beautiful song and become familiar with it. Looking forward to seeing you there!
My wife always wanted to take a big trip out west in a motor home. Seven years ago her dream became a reality. I loaded up our then seven children and all the paraphernalia that goes along with them as well as a seven-months pregnant wife and took off to the Wild West.
The first night’s sickness and subsequent throwing up was but an opening act of two weeks of sickness, over-population in the motor home and seemingly endless road time. When we pulled into Mt. Rushmore late one evening, the windshield had so many bugs on it; I could barely see where I was going!
Oh sure, we had a good time, hearty laughs, memorable sights and hands-on history lessons—we in the homeschool community don’t call them vacations but rather “field trips.” It did, however, help curb the tide of my wife’s appetite to go rving for a while. Read more
by Becky Cooke, 2013 ICHE Annual Stae Convention Speaker
Are the years speeding by as you homeschool? If you are like me, you’ll look around and wonder how your children grew up so quickly and are ready to start school or are in high school thinking about what the next step will be after graduation! Why not stop and take a few minutes to look back, way back.
Grab a cool glass of lemonade, pull up a comfortable chair, and let’s reminisce together by remembering the pioneers of homeschooling, retracing the hard fought battles, and being ever mindful of the resultant freedoms we enjoy today. Read more
The Mission and Philosophy of ICHE . . .
is to call, encourage, and assist Christian families to trust our trustworthy God through practicing a home-based, family-funded, multi-generational, life-long discipleship that builds Christian character, pursues excellence in academics, nurtures an ever-deepening faith, and impacts our world for Jesus Christ. Read more about Our Mission and Philosophy of Christian Home Discipleship.