Cindy Briggs, PhD | Ep. 091

May 1, 2024

Homeschooling – The Freedom to Redefine Success

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About this Episode

You are uniquely positioned to help your children define success in a way that is in keeping with their giftings and interests. Zan and Cindy Briggs, PhD – homeschool mom, professor, and entrepreneur – focus on helping homeschool families and entrepreneurs thrive – moms, dads, and kids alike! As homeschooling parents, we encourage creativity, critical thinking, and independent learning in our children, giving them a solid foundation to continue these habits into adulthood. Join Zan and Cindy for a discussion packed with inspiration and practical ideas for nurturing the gifts in each of your children and the blessings of entrepreneurship.



Why This Professor Left the College Classroom to Homeschool | Cindy Briggs, PhD | Ep. 090 

Meet My Guest

Cindy Briggs, PhD is a multifaceted individual, seamlessly blending roles as a college professor, entrepreneur, speaker, writer, and above all, a devoted homeschooling mom. With an extensive academic background, she holds a PhD in Organizational Leadership, an MBA in Management, an MA in Higher Education, a Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in nonprofit management, and a BA in Communication. With over 25 years of combined experience in higher education and business, Dr. Briggs brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to her various endeavors. As a college professor, she has inspired countless students with her passion for learning and dedication to academic excellence. Her entrepreneurial spirit has led her to pursue ventures that have made a positive impact in both the academic and business realms.


Beyond her professional pursuits, Dr. Briggs is deeply committed to the education and well-being of her children, choosing to homeschool them to provide a personalized and enriching learning experience that centers around their faith. Her dedication to homeschooling is not only a testament to her love for her family but also reflects her belief in the power of education to shape young minds and foster a lifelong love of learning. In addition to her roles as educator and entrepreneur, Dr. Briggs is also a prolific writer and engaging speaker, sharing her expertise on topics ranging from leadership and management to education and parenting. She is the host of a popular podcast where she shares valuable insights and practical advice on business, homeschooling, parenting, and personal development.


Despite her busy schedule, Dr. Briggs remains actively involved in her community, serving as an enthusiastic volunteer with the Indiana Association of Home Educators (IAHE). Through her volunteer work, she continues to make a meaningful difference in the lives of homeschooling families across the state. Driven by her passion for learning, her dedication to her family, and her desire to make a positive impact in the world, Dr. Cindy Briggs hopes to be a shining example of what it means to lead with purpose and compassion while having God as the center of her life.

Mentioned in this Episode

  • BOOK: The Entrepreneurial Homeschool Mom: How to Start Your Business While Homeschooling by Cindy Briggs, PhD

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At BJU Press Homeschool, we’re committed to providing children an education from a biblical worldview that is academically sound and challenges them to advance, think critically, and live like Christ. This type of education is not often possible in public schools because of the number of children taught in a classroom, a difference in worldview, and peer and societal pressure to conform. Homeschooling allows parents to instruct and disciple their children without daily fighting messages from an opposing worldview taught in the classroom. And with tuition costs and fees for private schooling or tutoring, homeschooling may be the only option for parents who are concerned for their children’s physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

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