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    Educating the WholeHearted Child

    Educating the WholeHearted Child is all about WholeHearted Learning. Originally published in 1994, the Third Edition is 50% longer reflecting nearly 20 years of added experience and insight. If you believe in the power of real books and real life for home education, start here.

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    Welcome! from Clay & Sally

    Welcome to Whole Heart Online! Since 1994, we’ve been here to encourage and equip you as a Christian parent. More is planned to help you build a biblical home and heritage, so connect with us an come back often. Thanks for being here.

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    Mom Heart Ministry

    Our hearts beat for moms. Mom Heart Ministry is a small groups movement to restore moms’ hearts to God’s heart for motherhood. Visit MomHeart.org to learn more about Mom Heart events, materials, and connections. We’re coming home to God’s heart for moms…for you!

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    Whole Heart Online Store

    When you are looking for good books and resources as a Christian parent, click on the Whole Heart Store tab. You will find all of our own books, audio downloads from our conferences, event registrations, and digital downloads. There’s more in store for the Whole Heart Store!

Jun
03

Mom Heart Ministry

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Our hearts beat for moms. Mom Heart Ministry is a small groups movement to restore moms’ hearts to God’s heart for motherhood. Visit MomHeart.org to learn more about Mom Heart events, materials, and connections. We’re coming home to God’s heart for moms…for you!

Jun
03

Whole Heart Online Store

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When you are looking for good books and resources as a Christian parent, click on the Whole Heart Store tab. You will find all of our own books, audio downloads from our conferences, event registrations, and digital downloads. There’s more in store for the Whole Heart Store!

Jun
08

Keeping Up with Whole Heart Press

Whole Heart Press is the publishing part of Whole Heart Ministries. Since 1994, we’ve published over a dozen books and resources to help Christian parents raise wholehearted Christian children. Some of those books are still in print (Our 24 Family Ways; The Gold Thread); some are now Apologia/WholeHeart books (Educating the WholeHearted Child; Seasons of a…
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Jan
26

List of Recommended Children’s Literature

by Sarah Clarkson For all of you who requested… here ’tis! And for all of you who didn’t, well, have fun anyway. You can never know about too many good books now can you? I began this list for the talks I did at the WHM conferences this year. I tend to talk too quickly…
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Jan
26

A Life-Giving Mother Moment

by Sally Clarkson One of the highlights of my year was seeing Sarah, my first child, graduate this past spring. With close friends and family gathered in our living room to celebrate and share in the occasion, Sarah displayed some of the unique qualities and skills God has graciously built into her life. She played…
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Jan
26

Loosening Up Tied Ends

by Clay Clarkson Let’s talk personalities for a minute. You’ve probably noticed each of your children has one. And if your family is anything like ours, you’ve probably noticed there is a wide variety of personality in your children. One boy is building forts on the hill, one is building websites in the den, and…
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Jan
26

Putting The Brakes On An Accelerating Life

by Clay Clarkson Were it in my power to name this generation, I would lean toward something like “The Age of Acceleration.” Compare any area of life now to what life was like 40 years ago. It is hard to find deceleration anywhere. Media, sports, churches, movies, shops, restaurants, books, cars, you name it every…
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Jan
26

Home Discipleship: Living for God

by Clay Clarkson “These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up.” Deuteronomy 6:6-7 Discipleship…
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Jan
26

Home Education: Learning for God

by Clay Clarkson “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.” Proverbs 1:7 If you understand the biblical need to nurture and disciple your children at home “to help them long for God and live for Him” then it is a very short step to educating them at…
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Jan
26

Home Nurture: Longing for God

by Clay Clarkson “But we proved to be gentle among you, as a nursing mother tenderly cares for her own children…just as you know how we were exhorting and encouraging and imploring each one of you as a father would his own children, so that you would walk in a manner worthy of the God…
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