Welcome to

Relaxed Conversations

with Leigh Bortins

Our purpose is to grow in joyful community by learning together. These clubs are a simple way to learn in community by reading and listening together on a regular basis. It’s book club without the homework!

“The locus of education is the family and creation is the curriculum.”

– Leigh Bortins

The Math Map

With Kirsty Gilpin

Wednesdays at 1 PM EST

The Math Map: Naturals is included in the CC membership at CCConnected.com.

Geometry: Planar Space

Aug 23: Triangles in Circles
Aug 30: Intersected Shapes
Sep 6: Transformations

Astronomy: Human Space

Sep 13: Open Shapes
Sep 20: Solid Shapes
Sep 27: Locations
Oct 4: Populations

Harmonics: Intersecting Spaces

Oct 11: Matrices
Oct 18: Rates
Oct 25: Rate of Change
Nov 1: Accumulated Change

Imagination: n-Space

Nov 8: Complex Numbers
Nov 15: Proofs
Nov 22: Seeing the Unseen
None (Thanksgiving): Reflection

Words Aptly Spoken

With Jennifer Courtney

Parent Resources

July 6: Beauty for Truth’s Sake by Stratford Caldecott
July 13: The Case for Classical Christian Educationby Doug Wilson
July 20: Classical Education Made Approachable by CCMM
July 27: Norms and Nobility by David Hicks

Words Aptly Spoken: British Literature

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Aug 2: Beowulf by Unknown
Aug 9: Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
Aug 16: Father Brown by GK Chesteron
Aug 23: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Aug 30: Mere Christianity by CS Lewis

Free Market Economics

Sep 6: Not Yours to Give by Edward S Ellis
Sep 13: The Money Mystery by Richard Marbury
Sep 20: Whatever Happened to Penny Candy by Richard Marbury
Sep 27: The Blue Stocking Guide to Economics by Jane Williams


Oct 4: The Brightest Heaven of Invention by Peter Liehart with Much Ado about Nothing
Oct 11: Roar on the Other Side by Suzanne U Rhodes
Oct 18: Invitation to the Psalms by Rolf and Karl Jacobson
Oct 25: Marvelous to Behold by Courtney Sanford


Nov 1:Theogony and Works and Days by Hesiod (Translation by M.L. West)
Nov 8: Heroes of the City of Man by Peter Leithart with Oedipus
Nov 15: Heroes of the City of Man by Peter Leithart with The Aeneid
Nov 22: The Mayflower Compact (Thanksgiving Special)
Nov 29: Heroes of the City of Man by Peter Leithart with the Odyssey

Leadership Books

Dec 6: Listening for Heaven’s Sake by Gary Sweeten
Dec 13: The Peacemaker by Ken Sande
Dec 20: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson (Christmas Special)
Dec 27: Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman


With Kevin Novak

That Hideous Strength: A Deeper Look at How the West Was Lost by Melvin Tinker

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June 1
June 8
June 15
June 22
June 29

Words Aptly Spoken: American Documents

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July 6: Declaration of Independence
July 13: The Article of Confederation
July 20: The US Constitution
July 27: The Northwest Ordinance

Sheckles with Shackles by Christian Education Initiative

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August 2

The Beautiful Tree by James Tooley

August 9
August 16
August 23
August 30

Freedomnomics by John R. Lott, Jr.

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September 6
September 13
September 20
September 27

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels by Alex Epstein

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October 4
October 11
October 18
October 25

Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions by Greg Koukl

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November 1
November 8
November 15
November 22: Thanksgiving week, no podcast
November 29

Romans 13: The True Meaning of Submission by Timothy Baldwin and Chuck Baldwin

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December 6
December 13
December 20
December 1

Markers & Milestones

With Amanda Kleist

New episodes released weekly

Upcoming topics coming soon.