The Christian Education Opus

As Christian Educators, we are occasionally asked, “What is God doing at *insert school name*?” The easiest way to answer that question is to trot out the most recent school admission numbers, or to talk about the latest technology being introduced on campus. We often find ourselves looking for the “big, impressive” statistics to pass […]

We Don’t Care How Much You Know!

Have you heard this saying before? Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. I love this quote! It reminds me of the awesome responsibility AND opportunity that a Christian teacher has when interacting with his or her students. One of the great benefits of a Christian school is […]

How to Impact Your Children…Your Family…The World

Why is Christian Education so important in the development of our children’s lives? The following video is the story of one family who chose Christian Education for their children.  While they were raising their children in a Christian environment at home, they were seeing negative impact of outside influences on their young children.  The change […]

Riots in Ferguson, MO . . . Is There Hope for America?

Military trucks are rolling through the streets carrying armed personnel. Flights over the city are rerouted due to the danger of bullets being fired into the air. Nightly riots, shootings, fires and mayhem are ongoing, as is a state-imposed curfew. Journalists are arrested, and police are being relieved of their duty. Schools are closed indefinitely. […]

Christian Education Without Art is Not Christian

The Bible begins its comprehensive narrative of God’s interaction with man by outlining the grand artistic first act of history in the form of God’s creation of the heavens and the earth. And so begins the great drama of creation, fall and redemption in a tactile Universe in which sight, sound, taste, touch and smell […]

What’s in YOUR Education?

Everybody is being educated. You, me and everyone around us. My pastor educates on the importance of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. My doctor educates on the significance of exercise and healthy eating. My financial planner educates on the muscle of compounding interest as he encourages me to put a little back once and […]

Suffering in Iraq – Educating our Children

A large part of educating our children is teaching them to look outside of their own surroundings and evaluate the world around them. Often, that includes encouraging them to have empathy and compassion for others, especially brothers and sisters in the world who suffer. While Christians in America are finding more and more opposition to […]

Who & Why? Do You Know the Answers?

There is an old story about Akiva, the rabbi, who lived just outside the 2nd-century city of Capernaum. Akiva had been to the village to gather some supplies and was walking back to his cabin. Deep in thought, when he came to a fork in the road, he went to the right rather than taking […]