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Mr. Kevin Swanson:  Homeschool Conference Speaker and Workshop Leader Details



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Swanson, Kevin

Generations Office
10431 South Parker Road
Parker, Colorado (CO)  80134
United States of America (US)

1-888-839-6132 ex.2
Fax: 720-842-4854
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Keynote PresentationsChristian Heritage Home Educators of Washington Father and Son Retreat (2008)
Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii (CHOH) Conference and Curriculum Fair (2008)
Massachusetts Homeschool Organization of Parent Educators (MassHOPE) Christian Homeschool Convention (2008)
Oklahoma Christian Home Educators Consociation, Inc. (OCHEC) Convention (2008)
Christian Homeschoolers of Idaho State (CHOIS) Convention (2008)
Christian Home Educators of West Virginia (CHEWV) Conference (2008)
Utah Christian Home School Association (UTCH) Convention (2008)
Sioux Empire Christian Home Educators (SECHE) Annual Regional Homeschool Conference (2008)
2013 Conference (2013, TX)
2013 CHEF of Missouri 29th Annual Convention (CHEF-MO) (2013, MO)
25th Annual 2012 Home Educators Conference & Book Fair (CHEACT) (2012, TX)
2012 Illinois Christian Home Educator's Annual State Convention (ICHE) (2012, IL)
2012 Homeschoolers Of Wyoming Convention (2012, WY)
2011 IAHE 26th Annual Home Educators Convention (2011, IN)
2011 Christian Heritage Homeschool Conference (2011, WA)
Christian Family Schools (CFS) 26th Annual Expo Homeschool Convention (2010, CA)
24th Annual Bay Area CHEA Convention (2010, CA)
2010 Christian Heritage Homeschool Conference (2010, WA)
22nd Annual NDHSA Convention (2010, ND)
2009 AHEA Conference (2009, AB)
XXV Annual CHEA Convention (2008, CA)
SECHE 5th Annual Regional Homeschool Conference (2008, SD)
Featured PresentationsArizona Families for Home Education (AFHE) Annual Home School Convention & Curriculum Fair (2008)
2012 CHEF of Missouri 28th Annual Convention (CHEF-MO) (2012, MO)
2010 CHEF of Missouri 26th Annual Convention (CHEF-MO) (2010, MO)
2010 Christian Family Conference by CHEC (2010, CO)
2009 Christian Family Conference by CHEC (2009, CO)
The 15th Annual OCEANetwork Conference (2009, OR)
2009 Ontario Christian Home Educator's Convention (OCHEC-CAN) (2009, ON)
2007 Illinois Christian Home Educator's Annual State Convention (ICHE) (2007, IL)
Presentation Titles & Descriptions

Why Homeschooling Will Change the World
Is it saying too much that homeschooling will change the world? It already has. Ideal for keynote, this presentation will draw from history, real research data, and the Bible, to illustrate the power of relationship-based, parent-guided learning. The real reason why homeschooling will change the world is found where it is least expected.

The Ten Time-Tested Secrets to a Successful Education
Most parents want a successful education for their children. With this assumption in mind, Kevin presents a powerful presentation that uncovers the ten secrets to a successful education and training for your child. They are time tested. They are the rock bottom principles that are basic to all education. And they affirm the homeschool vision. Its not a one-size-fits-all education. In fact, one of these ten principles is the Principle of Individuality, which requires a different model for each home and child. This impacting presentation will give the first-time homeschooler confidence and vision. It will also provide encouragement and a reality check for the experienced homeschooler.

A Vision For Your Life
There is hardly an 18 year old alive who doesn't grapple with the question of calling. Each young person needs to catch the vision that God has for his or her life. This talk describes how to identify a calling for a young woman and a young man without falling into the ditch of egalitarian thinking on the one side, or an unbiblical and narrow understanding of work and dominion on the other.

The Blessing of America: A Vision for the Future
As author of The Second Mayflower, Kevin speaks from the heart on the beautiful vision that formed America.  No other nation on earth has been so blessed with liberty and prosperity as America.  In this rousing and inspiring presentation, Kevin urges home educators to study America’s godly heritage, be grateful for it, and to live the principles that beat in the heart of the founders of the nation.  Has the vision faded, and have the blessings departed?  How is God going to use the homeschool movement to revive this blessing?  God may very well be preparing to use homeschooling in a powerful way to transform our families and our nation.

How Dads Get Involved in the Homeschool

Most homeschools are run by moms, and dads wind up on the bench or disengaged entirely from the game.  What part does dad play, and how does he engage when he is away from his family for long hours out of the week?  Kevin gives some practical suggestions from his own experience on how dads can get involved and encourage and strengthen the Homeschool vision in their home.

Getting Along in the Sandbox - Biblical Conflict Resolution
Conflict is inevitable in the sandbox of life. Whether it is in our families, our churches, with our friends or at our places of business, we will experience it in every relationship that has any depth. We can avoid conflict or recognize it as an opportunity, an opportunity to strengthen our relationships and to glorify God. But how do we do this? In this session Kevin will discuss several Biblical principles for responding to, dealing with, and resolving conflict.

2035 A.D.  Raising Children that Will Stand
In 25 years, the children represented by the families in this conference will be adults. They will live in a far different world than that which we have inherited from previous generations. If you were a parent with vision, how would you raise a child for the year 2035? In this session Kevin will present an eyeopening, impassioned presentation for visionary parents who are called to raise their children in a stridently humanist, postmodern age where family, faith and freedom are disintegrating before our eyes.

Rediscovering Relational Living in Family and Church
We live in one of the loneliest times in human history where love, joy and peace are hardly understood in this postmodern,
existentialist wilderness. In this powerful talk Kevin introduces a new form of life that will restore essential relationships in the family and the church. Say “Goodbye” to cold institutional living!

The Rise and Fall of Western Civilization
History is thrilling because we play a part in it! This visionary talk becomes a practical lesson on what to teach your children about kingdoms and empires in history – and what part they will play in the future as western civilization dies. Are you planning to teach history this year to your high school students? This is one you don't want to miss.

Child Training in the Homeschool 99% of the Job
Biblically speaking, the education of children is far more than books and tests. Character training of our children is preeminent throughout the education of a child. If you've missed this, you've missed the homeschool vision! In one hour, Kevin Swanson lays out the theological and practical issues related to child training that every parent MUST know if they intend to disciple their children in Biblical character and godly faith.

Finding the Way Home
The homeschooling movement is on its way to reestablishing the importance of the family unit in education and business. In this workshop, Kevin will develop a broader vision for this movement, and give practical tips on how to lay out a family vision to integrate the education of your children into every area of life which includes family economics.

Vision for Home Discipleship
We come to home education conferences in order to find new ways to stuff facts into the brains of kids. We call it “school.” Then, we go to church so our children will get properly evangelized. What's wrong with this paradigm? Why not teach them the fear of God in chemistry class and call it discipleship? Kevin Swanson reverses 1000 years of education theory in this important keynote presentation while equipping parents for the most important task of their lives!

Homeschooling – Capturing the Vision
What is it about home education that has profoundly reenergized education and produced such outstanding academic results?  Incredibly, the average Homeschool 8th grader without teacher-credentialed parents tests 4 grade levels above the national average on nationally standardized tests.  And it is not because we have taken a public school system complete with desks and bolted them to the floor of our living rooms.  In this visionary, ground-breaking presentation on the Homeschool vision, Kevin presents the basic elements that make up an outstanding homeschooling experience for your child. This message will give the first-time homeschooler confidence and vision and will provide encouragement and a reality check for the experienced home educator.

Making a Man – What to do with Boys Ages 15 – 25
Forty years ago, 70% of men reached manhood by 30 years of age. Now, a bare 33% of men would meet the qualifications of maturity.  For men who are 25-35 years of age, they earn less than women, and their earnings have dropped 20% adjusted for inflation since 1970.  Can we expect anything better for the young men we are raising in our homes today?  Kevin Swanson addresses the most serious social problem facing our nation as well as the homeschooling movement in this talk.  How do we take a 15 year old boy and make a man out of him?  If you have a son, this talk is for you!

What Every High Schooler Needs to Know
Of all of the facts of history and all of the books ever written, what is the basic content every highschool graduate needs to know before he gets his diploma?  Kevin Swanson provides a simple summary of what it takes to produce well-grounded and well-studied high school graduates. Challenging home school parents to focus more on quality than quantity in literary studies, he reviews and contrasts literature produced by humanists and Christians from Aristotle to CS Lewis.  Kevin will also include a basic list of resources that are essential in high school literature.

The Heart of Fatherhood
Here is a rousing call for renewing the involvement, relationships, and powerful influence of fatherhood.  In many ways, fatherhood is a lost art.  Kevin comes to this presentation with the blessing of having received a great legacy of four generations of godly fatherhood.  It is more than leadership, responsibility, and relationships.  It is a generational vision that renews families, reforms cultures, and establishes family dynasties.  Dads, get ready for a huge encouragement and uplifting vision from this presentation.

Entertainment and Your Family
In the words of one cultural commentator, are we entertaining our families to death?   As a father of five, Kevin Swanson is engaging a multi-generational attempt to find the right balance of entertainment, work, and serving in life.  What role should entertainment play in our children’s life?  Here Kevin Swanson measures the relative benefits or drawbacks of the cotton-candy novel (eg. Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew), historical adventures (eg. G.A. Henty), the “classic” novels, the 19th century Victorian fare, the fantasy genre, Walt Disney motion pictures, television (from Andy Griffith to 24), recorded music, and radio drama.   This very practical presentation will provide some helpful suggestions for bringing biblical principle to bear as you seek maximum edification for your family.

The Power of Mentorship A Multi-Generational Vision for Home Education

The Greatest Fathers Who Ever Lived

The Greatest Mothers in the World

The Raising of a Mighty Man of God

Raising Beautiful Daughters

Thesis, Antithesis, and Synthesis—Defining Your Relationship with the World

Capturing the Heart of Homeschooling

Raising Tomorrow’s Leaders

The Core Curriculum for Discipleship

Last Man Standing – How to Defend the Faith

A Vision for Your Life – Capturing the Greatest Vision of All

Pragmaticism – The Slippery Slide to Hell

The Successful Home School high School

Kevin's Achievements
  • Homeschooling Father of Five
  • Director: Generations with Vision
  • Radio host: Generations
  • Executive Director: Christian Home Educators of Colorado
  • Author: Upgrade: The Ten Secrets to the Best Education for Your Child
  • Author: The Second Mayflower
  • Author: Everything You Need to Know About Homeschool Unit Studies
  • Author: Family Bible Study Guide: The Psalms 35 years of experience in the homeschooling movement.
Swanson's Bio
NotesI had the privilege of being on the Generations radio program with Kevin Swanson in August of 2009: If you invite Kevin as a speaker, I recommend a large platform. For, this man will fill the stage. Allen Wolfe, Author of Balancing the Sword
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My hope is that this list will assist conference organizers in connecting with Kevin Swanson and other workshop leaders and speakers. Furthermore, my desire is to help homeschool workshop leaders and speakers develop relationships with more convention planners and audiences. May your efforts be for the glory of Christ and the strengthening of His saints.

Disclaimer:  Balancing the Sword makes no claims about the speakers' faith, ability, materials, etc.  This speaker profile information is being provided free of charge.  Please click the links and do your own research before issuing an invitation to your conference.  Postings are subject to change.


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