Reverse Thinking

Why is Christian Education so important to us? Our culture is inundated with the type of thinking that is completely opposite the truths found in Scripture.  Our children our faced at every turn with man’s opinion being presented as truth.  Even “truth” itself seems to change regularly, and we are told that one man’s “truth” […]

Thanksgiving – It’s Not Just For November!

  This year our spiritual focus at Heritage Christian Academy will be on developing a better understanding and practice of biblical gratitude. We are commanded in Ephesians 5:20 to “give thanks always and for everything to God the Father.” It is an issue that we struggle with because we are being culturally inundated with the […]

Doorframes and Video Screens

Doorframes. In our world they are ubiquitous as we pass from building to building in our heated and air conditioned indoor lives. In the Hebrew culture they represented the divide between the Jewish culture and the outside world. In some cases they represented the dividing line between safety and peril, family and strangers, even life […]

Where Are All The Leaders?

Who is going to lead the next generation of Christians? With the continued removal of all things Christian from our culture, where are the next generation of Elders, Deacons, Sunday School teachers and church volunteers going to develop their faith, understanding and spiritual maturity? The recent study from the internationally renowned Cardus Institute provides a […]

No Apology for Apologetics

Apologetics is a word often used in Christian education, but seldom fully grasped. At its most basic meaning, the word apologetics is defined as “the branch of theology concerned with the defense or proof of Christianity.” But as with most words, there is much more to apologetics than a simple definition. There seems to be […]

Five Issues Facing Christian Schools – Part 5 (Spirituality)

 Let me begin by noting that I tell parents and educators that I do not know what our children will need to know in 10 years, never mind 25 years. In fact, I tell parents that if someone does try to convince them they have such foreknowledge, they are lying…or deranged. The current pace of […]

Five Issues Facing Christian Schools – Part 4 (Governmental Intrusion)

 Let me begin by noting that I tell parents and educators that I do not know what our children will need to know in 10 years, never mind 25 years. In fact, I tell parents that if someone does try to convince them they have such foreknowledge, they are lying…or deranged. The current pace of […]