It is not enough to teach young believers how to have a personal quiet time, follow a Scripture memory program, and link up with a Christian campus group. We also need to equip them to respond to the intellectual challenges they will face in the classroom. Before they leave home, they should be well acquainted with all the “isms” they will encounter, from Marxism to Darwinism to postmodernism.
What Do We Want Our Children to Become?
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 […]
The Truths of Autumn | Oct 10, 2015
The heat of summer is loosening its oppressive grip. Autumn is gaining traction, and its true colors are beginning to show. It gives great respite to the body, but this too will pass. The crescendo of autumn is not found in its peak colors, but rather in the glorious events of its past. As October […]
How Christian Marines Win | Feb 15, 2015
While still 17, my friend, Billy, signed up for the U.S. Marines. When 18, he attended and graduated from boot camp in San Diego. Marines often argue if the west-coast or the east-coast boot camp is more rigorous. From my couch, both sound pretty intense. Billy has earned the title “Marine” and defends our country […]