Israel is an author and conference speaker who is the Director of Family Renewal. Israel is committed to defending the Christian faith and promoting a Biblical worldview. He is the author of the books Homeschooling from a Biblical Worldview, Full-Time Parenting: A Guide to Family-Based Discipleship, Questions God Asks and Questions Jesus Asks. He is a former regular columnist for Home School Digest and the Old Schoolhouse magazines and a current columnist for Homeschool Enrichment. He is also the site editor for ChristianWorldview.net. Since 1995, Israel has traveled the nation speaking on family, homeschooling, revival, discipleship, and cultural issues. He is a frequent guest on national radio and television programs. Israel’s family began home educating in 1978 and has been featured in national and international publications including TIME Magazine, The Arizona Republic, WORLD Magazine, Court Report, and the Wall Street Journal. Israel has been featured as the keynote speaker at various conferences, with over 5,000 in attendance.