Exultation that does not flow from education, affections that do not flow from knowing, savoring that does not flow from seeing, feeling that does not flow from thinking – are hollow and rootless – noisy gongs and clanging cymbals. And God is not glorified by artificial and empty passions. True delight is rooted in true doctrine. God-centered Exultation is rooted in God-centered Education.
Today marks the 499th anniversary of Martin Luther issuing his 95 Theses and thus sparking the Protestant Reformation. As we look at what we face in the world today, Agape Christi history teacher Brady Erickson argues that it is vital to consider what has come before. The study of history is foundational to any civilization that hopes […]
Christian AND Classical…Of course! | Jan 22, 2016
By Carrie Robillard, Mother of a First Grader I loved school as a child. I loved the teachers, the friends, the subjects, the structure, and the rhythm of the day. Long before I had any children, I would think about what kind of schooling my future kids would have. I grew up attending a public […]
What Do We Want Our Children to Become? | Nov 9, 2015
By Marla Helseth, Mother of two students at Agape Christi Now that school is in full swing at Agape Christi Academy, I can look back on my hectic preparations and laugh. We all have different reasons why “back to school” can be a chaotic time, and usually it has to do with shopping and finding […]
Is it Middle School? Junior High? It’s the Logic Stage! | Oct 20, 2015
The students in Agape Christi Academy’s oldest class will achieve a milestone next fall when they enter 7th grade. In keeping with the classical learning stages, 7th grade marks the transition from the Grammar Stage to Logic Stage. What students learn, and how they learn it, undergoes a significant transformation at this age. Logic stage […]