Christian Education – Seniors to Kindergartners Preparing to Soar!

13 Years! In about 4 months, Heritage Christian Academy will be celebrating the 7th Commencement Exercises for the high school. The 27 current seniors will join a growing list of alumni that have graduated from HCA. Of these 27 seniors, seven have attended Heritage (and Westminster prior to the merger) since kindergarten. Their kindergarten teacher…  [read the full post]

Make America Great Again

Disclaimer – THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL POST!! Regardless of your political persuasion, you cannot possibly have navigated the last two years in the US without at some point coming in contact with the phrase “Make America Great Again.”  Mercifully, the election is over.   However, I think former First Lady Barbara Bush got it…  [read the full post]

Why We Love Kansas City

This article was originally published on October 29, 2015 – a mere 3 days before our beloved Royals won the World Series. This past weekend, the city once again rallied behind our team – this time, the Chiefs – supporting them despite a forecasted ice storm and the cold of winter. Unfortunately, Sunday night’s game…  [read the full post]

“Do You Hear What I Hear?” A Christmas Tale of Listening Well

“But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.” Luke 2:19 “SIRI, please get me directions to Interstate 45.” “I couldn‘t understand that. Do you want to know about 1945?” “SIRI, please get me directions to Interstate 45” “In 1945 the Allies defeated Germany and Japan to end World War II.” My…  [read the full post]

Preparing for the Agora {What is it and how do we ready our children?}

Occasionally, we run across an article written by colleague that is worth sharing with our readers. It is encouraging to be reminded that there are others – parents, schools, administrators & teachers – around the nation are in the trenches with us. We are all striving to raise up the next generation of spiritually mature…  [read the full post]

The Magnificat: What Mary DID Know!

Written by an HCA parent. As our family sat in church this past Sunday, we heard a well-crafted and eloquently-delivered Christmas message. I feel for pastors during this time of year. They are expected to give us fresh and new insight into the Christmas story. But after time, it can become difficult to find an…  [read the full post]

How Important Is It That My Kids Go To Christian School?

A child’s experiences in school form the building blocks of that child’s spiritual foundation. Considering that, on average, children spend about 1200 hours in school each year, the people with whom your child interacts during this time frame will have a profound impact on your child’s spiritual development. Here are three important roles a Christian schoolteacher…  [read the full post]

What Is Your IKIGAI? (Hint: It Has To Do With Your Life’s Purpose)

Recognize this guy? We have a public service announcement for you . . . DON’T BE LIKE THIS GUY! In an episode of Seinfeld, the infamous “show about nothing,” the following exchange took place: Kramer: You’re wasting your life. George : I am not. What you call wasting, I call living. I’m living my life.…  [read the full post]

A Christian Response to the World’s First 3 Parent Child

This week a story came out announcing the birth of the world’s first “3 parent child.” Although I continue to be shocked by the scope and speed of our culture’s redefinition of family, marriage and gender, this story referred to a scientific phenomenon, not a social one (yet). This story revealed that there is a…  [read the full post]

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]