Finding Your Goal…Your Purpose…Your Calling

Henry Ford famously said, “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” Joe Ehrmann, author of the bestselling book InsideOut Coaching, addressed the need for a purpose and a calling in telling coaches: “Too many coaches have no clear, concise purpose other than winning and choose of path…  [read the full post]

Excellence in Education

I had the distinct privilege of announcing the names of three HCA seniors, Kaylee Barr, Edith Earnshaw, and Penny Miner, at the Kansas Honors Program ceremony on Wednesday, October 21. Our college counselor, Mrs. Katie Tassy, was also present to watch them as they walked across the stage at Spring Hill High School. HCA is…  [read the full post]

Teenagers and Baby Bottles

Since the founding of Heritage Christian Academy, it’s secondary campus (serving students 7th – 12th grades) has partnered with Axis Ministries. Axis’ goal is to move teens from Apathy to Action. This has proven to be a valuable partnership as we prepare our older students to launch into the world and view their faith as…  [read the full post]

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…  [read the full post]

A Birthday, A Diagram & Truth

John Venn’s birthday was August 4; he would have turned 180 years old if he were still alive. While you may not know who John Venn is, I suspect that everyone has at one time created a diagram with his surname…a Venn diagram! Of course, Venn diagrams are used often in the social sciences to…  [read the full post]