The Beit-Lehi Project (48:48 Mins)


The Beit-Lehi Project

by Glenn Kimber | LDS Homeschool Conference 2015

Many youth and adults are excited about this new excavation that was discovered in Israel, just south of Jerusalem, in the 1980s. Dr. Kimber will explain the history of this site, the 7 world records or excavation that have been discovered there, plus how the youth can become involved in actually working on the site. Artifacts dating back to the time of Abraham have been found, plus an ancient city called “Zedek.” (LDS) or Non LDS Versions


Glenn Kimber was born and raised in northern Utah. After graduating from High School he attended Weber State College. In 1965 he married Julianne Skousen and shortly thereafter he joined the Air Force where he served for 4 years, including one tour of duty to Vietnam.

Upon returning from Vietnam, Dr. Kimber continued his university studies graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree from Brigham Young University. He then joined with W. Cleon Skousen in establishing an educational foundation called the Freemen Institute, which was organized for the purpose of teaching American History and Constitutional studies. During the next number of years, Dr. Kimber presented patriotic seminars and conferences in all 50 states and in a number of foreign countries.

Dr. Kimber continued his education, receiving two Doctorate degrees, one in Constitutional Studies in 1992 from Coral Ridge Baptist University, based in Florida. He continued his educational pursuits and received a second Doctorate in education from George Wythe College.

Dr. Kimber established a series of private schools called the Benjamin Franklin Academies to incorporate a strong moral and patriotic curriculum back into the classroom. In 2001 he also established the Kimber Academies, a private school for students ages K – 12. He and his wife have authored over 100 textbooks and educational guides which emphasize the U.S. Constitution, America’s Founding Fathers, and moral and religious values in all five core subjects.

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