The Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast with Yvette Hampton & Aby Rinella

Hosted ByYvette Hampton & Aby Rinella

The podcast for homeschool families – Biblical encouragement from home education experts and parents just like you!

Rick Green, Part 3 – Hope is Alive: Equipping Families for Victory

“What makes our role so fun and exciting, what makes the homeschool movement so important right now, is that we don’t just get to live and exist in this. We get to be the deciding factor, I think, on whether America falls into Tyranny or comes back to liberty. We’re teetering between the two.” — Rick Green 

With so much discord and upheaval in the world, it can be easy to give into despair if we lose sight of our true source of HOPE. Like the Men of Issachar, we must understand the times and know what to do. Rick Green, founder of Patriot Academy, joins Yvette Hampton for a thought-provoking conversation as he shares strategies for families to understand and navigate the current state of our country with a Biblical, Constitutional, and Historical perspective, full of JOY and HOPE! Together, we’ll train up a generation of leaders who are ready to fight for our freedom and spread HOPE throughout their communities.

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Hope is Alive: Equipping Families for Victory – Rick Green, Part 3

Watch this full conversation on our YouTube channel.

Recommended Resources:

Podcast Note-Taking Guide

Biblical Citizenship In Modern America

Chasing American Legends

Constitution Alive: A Citizen’s Guide to the Constitution

WallBuilders Live!

Watch Rick Green’s 2020 session with Yvette Hampton and Aby RinellaTeaching the Constitution.

More From Rick Green on the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast.

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Rick Green is known as America’s Constitution Coach. He is a former Texas State Representative, national speaker, author, and radio host. He & his family travel the nation bringing America’s forgotten history and heroes to life in fun and entertaining ways, with an emphasis on our moral and constitutional heritage. Rick co-hosts the national daily radio program, WallBuilders Live!, with David Barton. Rick’s family also produced Chasing American Legends, an entertaining reality show traveling with comedian Brad Stine and the Green family as they investigate history’s mysteries and the American story. 

Rick is the author and executive producer of Constitution Alive, America’s most engaging and entertaining study of the U.S. Constitution, as well as Biblical Citizenship In Modern America, Biblical instruction for a free people.

Along with his wife, Kara, Rick is the founder of Patriot Academy, an elite leadership training program specializing in applied civics with a Biblical, historical, & Constitutional Foundation. Through their more than 15,000 Constitution Coaches, they are training and empowering adults across the nation to educate their communities about the Constitution. 

Discussion Questions For the Series:

    1. How do you interpret Rick’s view on Christians engaging in protests and civil disobedience? Do you agree or disagree with his stance? Why?
    2. In what ways do you think being involved in local political parties can influence state legislation? How can individuals effectively engage in this process?
    3. Rick emphasizes the importance of participating in the political process as part of citizenship. Do you believe this is a responsibility of all citizens? Why or why not?
    4. The idea of being “salt and light” is discussed in relation to homeschooling. How do you interpret this concept? Do you think it applies to the education choices parents make for their children?
    5. Rick believes that homeschooling can play a determining role in America’s future. What are your thoughts on this? Do you believe homeschooling has the potential to significantly impact society?
    6. Rick argues that neglecting the precepts of the Bible leads to negative consequences in society. Do you agree with this view? How do you see the Bible’s precepts influencing society?
    7. Rick emphasizes the importance of understanding the legislative process and being informed before voting for legislators. Do you believe this level of understanding is necessary for effective citizenship? Why or why not?

More on this topic: 

“The American Story” with Tim Barton

Education, Culture, and Truth: Preparing Kids for Battle – Tim Barton, Part 1

Training Up a Courageous Generation – Tim Barton, Part 2

Taking Action: Educating for the Culture War – Tim Barton, Part 3


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About the Author
Yvette Hampton - Host Yvette is a homeschool mom through and through, but it wasn't supposed to be this way. Like so many other homeschoolers, Yvette and her husband, Garritt, said they would NEVER homeschool their kids, but God had other plans. Yvette is the producer and host of the upcoming documentary, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution, being directed by her husband, Garritt Hampton. As a mom who is concerned for the future of this generation and the future of our country, Yvette has a deep passion to see a culture shift by encouraging people through the truth of God’s Word. Her greatest joy in life is being a wife and mom! - - - - - - - - - - - - In the fall of 2016, she and her family sold their home and almost all of their possessions, loaded up in an RV, and began traveling the country to film Schoolhouse Rocked. They have a passion for the homeschool community and are humbled and honored that the Lord has called them to tell the stories of the millions of families who have been impacted by the homeschool revolution. - - - - - - - - - - - - Yvette and Garritt have been married since 1995. They have two daughters, Brooklyn and Lacey, who they have homeschooled since the very beginning. - - - - - - - - - - - - To see the Schoolhouse Rocked movie trailer and find out more visit - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Aby Rinella - Cohost Aby Rinella is homeschool mom to 3, writer, speaker and director of her local homeschool support group. She writes and speaks to encourage and inspire women to live the life they were designed to live, to train up their children in God’s Word and to stand on truth in a culture that has lost its foundation. Aby and her husband, Jesse, love the outdoors and speak and write on the benefits of pointing children to their Creator by spending time in His creation. Aby is a featured speaker for the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. - - - - - - - - - - - - Read more from Aby at - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Garritt Hampton - Producer Garritt is a entertainment industry veteran who got his start in the record industry before moving into film. His credits include some of the biggest movies of the last decade, including Interstellar, Furious 7, TRON: Legacy, GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, and many more. He is passionate about using his talents to build up the family and glorify God.