November 13, 2019

What is a hero?  Who are your heroes and why?  Why does it matter as an educator and a parent?  As our country (and many countries around the world) celebrated different versions of Veterans Day this week, I have been spending some time reflecting upon its significance...

October 30, 2019

Have you ever heard of the expression, “A Taste of Heaven?” or “A Piece of Heaven?”  While I do not know the exact origin of this, I am quite confident of the worldview from which it sprung.  It is only in the Biblical worldview of heaven in which the idea has groundin...

October 10, 2019

This is an important question, profoundly important in fact. When you read the title, a variety of memories or feelings come to the surface. It may be a conversation with your child from this morning, a frustration you have expressed when watching the news, or working...

September 25, 2019

This past week I began a series of talks on the Life and Lessons of Hudson Taylor, a famous pioneer missionary to China in the 1800’s.  In her book, From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya, Ruth Tucker writes:

“No other missionary in the nineteen centuries since the Apostle Paul h...

September 11, 2019

We have now entered our 4th week of school and I know it’s been a busy 6 or more weeks for everyone.  The weight of responsibility for us teachers, staff, and parents can be very heavy at times- physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.  When we are weighed d...

September 1, 2019

A few years ago, I was participating in a small group Bible study on the book of Galatians. The aim of this study was move us to regularly and scrupulously consider the practical, day to day life impact of the Gospel message- the reality of Christ rescuing us in our he...

August 23, 2019

Greetings from the Santa Fe National Forest in Glorieta! The Lord has blessed our time with our students with beautiful weather, healthy competition and challenge, no serious injuries, penetrating teaching from the Scriptures about virtue and friendship, and lots of la...