What Good Is A Christian Education?

Is Christian education expensive? Sometimes, yes. Especially when compared to the “free” public option offered in every town. Is Christian education a hassle? Sometimes, yes. Those parents who drive quite a bit out of their way twice each day to ensure their child is at a Christian school often pass multiple public busses in the…  [read the full post]

Is Christian Education Necessary for Christian Kids?

It should come as no surprise to the readers of this blog that we support Christian education. We have devoted our lives to promote, support, and further the cause of Christian education. Occasionally, we are asked, “Do Christian young children really need to be placed in a Christian school? Can that not wait until their…  [read the full post]

A Philosophy of Christian Education

Why Does Heritage Christian Academy exist? To broaden that question, why does any Christian School exist? Maybe a better way to ask that would be: Why should Christian Schools exist? The Bible declares that Jesus is the Logos (Word, Reason, or Logic) through which everything was made (John 1:1-3) and in which everything holds together…  [read the full post]

Can Balance and Truth Exist Together?

“Balance is an offense to the truth.”  That was the closing line of a column written by a political science professor at Gettysburg College.  She was explaining her inability to provide a balanced discourse in her classroom during the current presidential campaign because, in her view, one of the candidates was so disqualified as to…  [read the full post]

Why Choose Christian Education?

The following article was written by Galen Mussman, Chairman of the Heritage Christian Academy Board. His thoughts on why Christian Education is important are both timely and insightful. Galen believes deeply in the importance of preparing our children through christian education, and he spends much of his time ensuring that the students at HCA receive…  [read the full post]

Teaching Christian Worldview to our Children

Worldview matters. And we dare say that, in light of all that is happening in the world today, worldview matters more than ever. Why? To answer that question, we must first define worldview. Simply put, our worldview consists of the set of beliefs – or the lens – through which we interpret the world around…  [read the full post]

A Christian Response To The Orlando Shootings

At this point, we know quite a bit about what took place in an Orlando nightclub in the early morning hours of last Sunday. In a short amount of time, 50 people entered eternity and another 53 were injured. This single act is being described as the most deadly shooting in American history. In an…  [read the full post]

Lessons Learned This School Year

The last students have been picked up and there is an eerie quiet in the halls. After two weeks of non stop activity, including concerts, playoff games, class parties, class trips, final exams, graduation and family celebrations, it is time to take a deep breath and begin the preparations for the first day of school…  [read the full post]

Avoiding the Summer Slide – Summer Reading Ideas for Kids

The following post is shared with us by HCA Elementary School Librarian, Marla Lewis. Have you heard of the Summer Slide?  Our kids do a lot of sliding over the summer. They slide at the park, at baseball and softball games, slide out of bed after sleeping in, and slide down water slides at water…  [read the full post]