Jim Stobaugh

Jim Stobaugh and his wife Karen have four home educated adult children. He has a strong burden for the new Christian leadership emerging in this community.  James was a Merrill Fellow at Harvard University and holds a B.A. cum laude from Vanderbilt, an M.A. from Rutgers University, an M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a D.Min. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. An experienced teacher, he is a recognized leader in homeschooling and has published several books for students and teachers. Most recently he finished the Handbook on Literary Analysis: How to Evaluate Prose Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. Some are in the series Preparing Thoughtful Christians to be World Changers, Skills for Literary Analysis, Skills for Rhetoric, World Literature, American Literature, and British Literature. Stobaugh has also published Fire That Burns but Does Not Consume, and the highly valued SAT and College Preparation Course for the Christian Student and ACT and College Preparation for the Christian Student, American History, British History, and World History. His book Companion to 50 Classics is a perennial bestseller. The Stobaughs live near Hollsopple, Pennsylvania, and travel widely to speak at conventions about literature, teaching, and education. Jim pastors Covenant Presbyterian Church, Boswell, Pennsylvania.