No doubt some parents believe they aren’t good teachers because some outsider has already told them, “You aren’t qualified.” This objection finds a foothold only because we yet hold on to the world’s goals. What are we aiming for? When someone says, “You’re not qualified,” ask him or her this “Not qualified for what?” There are, after all, many things I’m not qualified to do….I am, however, equipped to raise servants of the King. I know that because the King keeps giving me servants to raise. What does it take to raise children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord? The Bible, and the Holy Spirit to illumine the Bible. I have a Bible. I have several, in fact. And the Bible tells me that it equips me for every good work. It is a good work to raise my children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. Therefore, it equips me to raise children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord….
When you Rise Up: A Covenantal Approach to Homeschooling – R.C. Sproul Jr.