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Plant Righteously

Every spring and summer we enter the "Re-enrollment" phase of education in which we encourage parents to continue the good work begun in their children at our school again next fall. The quote below about the Christian education decision is... Continue Reading →

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Got Figureitoutiveness?

In the 1970's, a guy named Jacob Kounin verbalized something kind of creepy we'd always known to be true of our teachers: They have eyes in the back of their head. Well, the good ones anyway. Kounin's word for this... Continue Reading →

Get What You Pay For & Even What You Don’t

I'm on a plane. As I boarded a few minutes ago, I noticed a brag-line by the door that caught my attention: "The youngest fleet in the country". The airline promotes the fact that they slash frills "to save you... Continue Reading →

Not Quiet Human

What is it that makes human beings unique? What sets us apart from the animals? (other than opposable thumbs of course...). I suggest that when God made us, he gave us the ability to do something really valuable that the... Continue Reading →

Does Your State Matter? It did at the GLCEC!

On October 6th and 7th, 2016, the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Kalamazoo, MI played host to the Great Lakes Christian Educators' Convention. The Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota state associations converged with much excitement to refresh educators' spiritual... Continue Reading →

Like Nothing We’d Remember

I'm a product of the Christian school bumper crop. Class of '97, Bob Jones Academy, Greenville, SC.  My graduating class had 136 members, and our school had a total enrollment of over 2,500. Olympic-size swimming pool? Check. Debate team? Check.... Continue Reading →

Is College for Everyone?

Should all high school graduates attend college? Up until a few years ago, and especially in our circle, the answer to that question was an emphatic "Of course!" However, it's interesting that today, while many sources are now saying that... Continue Reading →

Great Advice About Time-Management from Michael Hyatt

Here's some great advice from Michael Hyatt I found at https://twitter.com/michaelhyatt "The reality is all of us have more work than we can possibly do. When you add to this the demands of regular exercise, family, church, civic duties, and some... Continue Reading →

“Minor Regrets” by Marvin Olasky

Here's a great article by one of my favorite authors, Marvin Olasky: Coming close is not a tragedy. I’m going through life without ever having hit a home run. To hit a ball perfectly and round the bases, touching home:... Continue Reading →

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