BC CHEC

Rooted in Christ
#Inspire #Enrich #Encourage

April 26 & 27, 2019

What is CHEC?

The BC Christian Home Education Convention is one of the largest home education conferences in western Canada. We believe that parents have a God given responsibility in the education of their children. Our desire is to support Christ-centered home education by providing this event which brings together homeschooling families with resource-providers, speakers, and supportive networking options for two days of inspiration, encouragement and challenge.

This year, our theme is ROOTED IN CHRIST.

Let your roots grow down into him and draw up nourishment from him. See that you go on growing in the Lord, and become strong and vigorous in the truth you were taught. Let your lives overflow with joy and thanksgiving for all he has done. Col. 2:7 Living Bible

Through the lineup of dynamic speakers, dozens of practical workshops, two packed vendor halls, and the opportunity for one-on-one encouragement, you will be equipped to fulfill your greatest calling in life: making disciples of Jesus Christ – one child at a time.

Keynote Speaker – Bonnie Landry

Bonnie Landry is an ordinary mom, living in the little hamlet of Cobble Hill on Vancouver Island, British Columbia with her family. She and her husband Albert, have raised and homeschooled seven children who range in age from 12-31. None of her children ever attended school. The four adult children have all pursued post-secondary studies. Three are now married, and the avalanche of grandbabies has begun!

Twenty seven years homeschooling her kids has taught her how vital is it to get along with them. Actually, life is kind of a bust if you can’t get along with people.

The Landry’s mission is joy. Living simply, discipline with dignity, fostering community and encouraging others are all central to their lives. In their home, beautiful literature and discussion is foundational to education. Bonnie’s methods are without clutter and centre on the relationships in the home.

Focus Speaker – Paul Chamberlain

Dr. Paul Chamberlain is the director of the Institute for Christian Apologetics at Trinity Western University (ACTS division) and has taught ethics, philosophy of religion and Christian Apologetics at TWU since 1990. He has also worked with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries during part of that time. He is an effective communicator both in and out of the classroom. His humorous, down-to-earth manner appeals to a wide variety of people. Drawing from the media and using a professional powerpoint presentation, his seminars are both interesting and relevant.

Dr. Chamberlain has appeared on numerous radio and television talk shows, debated on university campuses, and is a frequent guest speaker at public functions. He is the author of four books: Can We be Good Without God, Final Wishes, How To Talk About Good and Bad Without Getting Ugly: A Guide to Moral Persuasion, and Why People Don’t Believe: Confronting Seven Challenges to Christian Faith as well as a number of articles addressing current social and moral issues.

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