5 Things Your Family Should Be Doing

Let’s face it . . . We are busy. We are all overly busy. From kids to parents, we all have much that occupies our time. Most of it falls into the “good” category: church activities, school activities, service projects and sports. But sometimes it feels overwhelming. When you add multiple complex schedules for several…  [read the full post]

The Real Sound Of Music

“The hills are alive…. with the sound of music, with songs they have sung for a thousand years!”  Before this year I had never thought about the meaning of these lyrics, but I think Rogers & Hammerstein may have accidentally alluded to a greater truth:  characteristics of God can be seen in all of his…  [read the full post]

“Who Do You Say That I Am?”

And Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. And on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” And they told him, “John the Baptist; and others say, Elijah; and others, one of the prophets.” And he asked them, “But who do you say that…  [read the full post]

Defending Christian Values – Wisely & Gently

Every student that is in our school will eventually enter into the greater world outside these halls. While that may sound like an overtly obvious statement, we nonetheless need to entertain that very thought every day that we teach our students. Excellence in education is part of what we strive for every single day. But…  [read the full post]

What Drives Your Child’s Choices?

Last night was a night of tragedy and triumph for the Rogers’ family.  The drama all began when I mentioned to the kids I had premium tickets to the Royals game.  One might be tempted to think, “Where’s the tragedy in that?” But let me finish.  I had only two tickets.  One ticket for me,…  [read the full post]

Is Jesus Your Role Model?

We spend our days – our very lives – educating the next generation. We teach them the fundamentals that they will need to succeed beyond school. We strive for excellence in all that we do. But we will have failed miserably if we do not teach them what it looks like to follow Christ. Our…  [read the full post]

The Bright Side Of Technology

Last week Heritage Christian Academy hosted Brad Huddleston of Dark Side of Technology for a parent/student seminar addressing some of the dangers/challenges presented by technology.  Brad, noting recent research on the addictive nature of technology, challenged those in attendance to develop a balanced approach toward technology for their families.  He reminded us of Paul’s exhortation…  [read the full post]

What’s In YOUR Heart?

Psalm 119:11 is a verse that many Christians are well familiar with, “I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.” (New International Version)  Sometimes, it is helpful to look at a verse in other translations to get it’s full meaning. “Your word have I laid up in my…  [read the full post]

Christian Education – The Three-Legged Stool

The following excerpt came from a newsletter titled “Reformed Pathways” and was written by Dr. Nelson D. Kloosterman, Professor of Ethics and New Testament Studies at Mid-America Reformed Seminary. Farmers used to milk cows by hand, sitting on a three-legged stool, which enabled them to get close to their work and maintain stability. This image…  [read the full post]