Heidi St. John – Public School Exodus, Part 2
“I can’t afford to homeschool.” “I don’t have what it takes.” “I’m not patient enough.” “My kids won’t be socialized.” “My kids are called to be salt & light.” “The public schools in our area are excellent.”
These are the reasons we often hear why parents choose to keep their kids in public school. But what’s really going on in the classrooms, behind closed doors, and on the playground? What are our children really being exposed to and is it happening in YOUR neighborhood?
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As a popular author and speaker, Heidi St. John has been speaking on marriage, family and cultural issues for over 15 years. Her passion to encourage moms and set them free to boldly become who God has created them to be will challenge encourage you. Heidi has been married to her college sweetheart since 1989, and their family now includes seven children and two grandsons! Jay and Heidi reside just outside of beautiful Vancouver, Washington, where they have homeschooled some of their kids all the way through high school and are still finishing up with a few at home.
Heidi is the author of seven books. Her most recent book, Bible Promises for Moms, released in March of 2019 and is the latest in the MomStrong collection. She has also recently released Prayers for the Battlefield: Staying MomStrong in the Fight for Your Family and Your Faith and Becoming MomStrong: How to Fight With All That’s In You For Your Family and Your Faith, which focuses on helping mothers build a solid biblical foundation for their families. Join Heidi at MomStrong International, an online ministry where thousands of women come together for weekly Bible Studies, Scripture Writing, online and in real life fellowship.
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