It would not be fair to say that I came up with all of this sitting on my couch one night. In fact these philosophies come from the influence of all the special people in my life; my family, friends, colleagues, teachers and students. As well the following books have been very influential in forming my philosophy.
Gaebelein, Frank E. Toward a philosophy of Christian Education. 1964. ChicagoIllinois:
Moody Press
Knight, George R. Philosophy and Education: An introduction in Christian Perspective. .
1989. Berrien Springs, Michigan: Andrews University Press. 
Oppewal, Donald. Biblical Knowing and Teaching. 1985. Grand Rapids, Michigan:
Calvin College.