HCA . . . In The Words Of Our Alumni (Part 4)

We are publishing, from time to time, a series of blog posts over the next few weeks in which we hear from past students of HCA. In their own words, they can speak best as to how the school has prepared them for the next phase of their lives. It is encouraging to hear from these…  [read the full post]

Holding Up The Church And Home

The Christian school stands shoulder-to-shoulder with both the church and home to provide a foundation of truth to the next generation. We work closely with the churches and parents who entrust their children to us; a responsibility that we don’t take lightly. A student’s school environment, which makes up the majority of his or her…  [read the full post]

Raising Youth Who Don’t Leave The Church

I recently came across an article on FaithIt.com entitled 3 Common Traits of Youth Who Don’t Leave the Church.  It tied in nicely to my most recent blog post, Where Are the Future Leaders?)  In this article, written primarily to an audience of youth leaders, the author identifies three characteristics of youth who remain engaged…  [read the full post]

Why Christian Education? Look At The Results!

Occasionally, it is helpful to step back from all of the rhetoric and articles that promote Christian education, and just take a look at the actual results Christian schools have on their graduates. One of the best ways to do that is to take a look at the overall effectiveness and impact that Christian education…  [read the full post]

HCA . . . In The Words Of Our Parents

We have been publishing a series of blog posts lately in which we hear from past students of HCA. In their own words, they speak clearly on how Christian Education has prepared them for their next life phase.  We are now adding to that series of posts words from HCA parents. They have thoughtfully and…  [read the full post]

Why Sports?

I love sports! I loved playing them, coaching them, and still enjoy watching them. Most of my early career in education was as an Athletic Director and coach. Sports are what led me into education in the first place. But why sports in a Christian education environment? Sports play a vital role in the training…  [read the full post]

Troubling Trends In Christianity

Christian education has a very important job in standing on the front line with the church and home to teach our youth the importance of building their lives around a Christian worldview. Just a few short years ago, Barna Research Group conducted a study on trends that, as of late, are having a large impact…  [read the full post]

Where Fear & Education Intersect

It is a Christian school’s privilege to partner with families to provide a Christ-centered education with academic excellence. Proverbs 1:7 states: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. The “fear of the Lord” is a way of saying you are not your own and you are accountable to someone beyond yourself. All…  [read the full post]