The Biblical Response to Fear, Worry, and Anxiety – Lisa Schmidt

Lisa Schmidt and her husband Mike homeschool their four children. She is a certified biblical counselor and conference speaker who worked as an Elementary and Special Education Teacher and Reading Specialist for several years before having her first child. Lisa enjoys serving the Lord primarily at home as a wife and homeschooling mom.

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Lisa’s daughter, Cecelia, is the author of The War Rages On, The War Within, and The War’s EndListen to Cecelia on the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast.

Her son, Solomon, is the author of the History Bites book series. Listen to Solomon on the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast.

In addition to discussing the Biblical response to the fears and anxiety that so many moms experience, in this episode we also discuss what to do when one spouse feels called to homeschool but the other doesn’t.

Check out HistoryBites.com to see what Lisa’s family is doing to serve the homeschool community.

Lisa recommends the following resources during the show:

Classical Conversations

Apologia Online Academy

Check out Durenda Wilson’s excellent homeschool mentoring program, The Unhurried Homeschooler at https://theunhurriedhomeschooler.thinkific.com and pick up a copy of her excellent book, The Unhurried Homeschooler.

We hope you have enjoyed the first season of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast. We’re constantly blessed by the insights of our amazing guests. We want to wish you a Merry Christmas and thank you for your support throughout the year. Thanks for listening to the Schoolhouse Rocked podcast, for reading the blog and newsletter at SchoolhouseRocked.com, for watching the videos on the Backstage Pass site, and interacting with us on social media. We love getting to share your homeschooling journeys with you, and we are so thankful for the encouraging notes you have sent and for the generous donations that you have made to support the film. If you believe in homeschooling and want to partner with us to spread the word that homeschooling is good for students, good for families, and good for culture, please consider making a year-end donation at SchoolhouseRocked.com/Support. Donations are tax deductible, and help us provide important resources to build up homeschooling families like yours and ours. Donate today at SchoolhouseRocked.com/support. Have a merry Christmas and a happy new year. We look forward to bringing you another great season of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast in 2019.

The song, “Christmas Time is Here” is from the album, Christmas, by Tyler Michael Smith. Thanks, Tyler, for letting us use the song and for giving us great music to enjoy this Christmas season.

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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 SchoolhouseRocked.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 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 CalledToTheTop.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 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.