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Truth Changes Everything

October 8, 2018

The following blog is a compilation of notes taken during our annual Upper School Retreat. Our 2018 speaker was Jason Jimenez of Summit Ministries. Jason’s presentation during our two-day retreat focused on The Gospel, its power, and how we can live out the Gospel in our daily lives. Living the Gospel is our theme for […]

What is a Principle Approach School?

August 7, 2018

Dayspring Christian Academy, like many private Christian schools, ascribes to a Classical Christian form of education. Classical: adj. 1. Relating to ancient Greek and Roman authors of the first rank or estimation, which, in modern times, have been and still are studied as the best models of fine writing… 2. Pertaining to writers of the […]

Help! My child does not like to read!

June 19, 2018

If you are perusing this blog, you have mastered the art and science of reading. Thinking back to the process, for some of us it was slow and steady learning; for some, it was painful and sometimes embarrassing; for some, it was an easy switch to figuring out the symbols as letters, then words and, […]

Dayspring Christian Academy Seniors travel to Israel as the culmination of their education.

The Final Classroom

March 26, 2018

Israel Is the Culmination of a Dayspring Education It’s hard to say how many other schools in America incorporate a visit to Israel as the culminating field study of their students’ education. Too, it would be one thing to set down in the Holy Land for a sight-seeing tour. It is another matter entirely to […]

Why Is A Biblical Worldview Important?

March 5, 2018

An Oration by Joseph Engle Joseph was in ninth grade when he wrote this oration in the spring of 2017. Our worldview is very influential in the decisions we make. However, many people do not know what a worldview is. According to Derek Melleby, author of Make College Count states, “[A worldview] is simply the sum total of our […]

Sending Christian Children to Public Schools: What the Results Show

January 23, 2018
Posted in: Academics

More than 70 percent of Americans consider themselves to be Christians. Of those, some surveys show up to 90 percent send their children to public schools. Does that affect the faith, worldview, and future church participation of these children? This article looks at the evolution of education in America—its original intent through its reformation into […]

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