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Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

October 28, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes   I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter hidden things, things from of old- what we have heard and known, what our fathers have told us. We will not hide them from their children; we will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the LORD, his power, and the wonders he […]

The Pilgrims Still Teach America Today

October 18, 2021

Reading Time: 9 minutes   On the night of January 11, 1989, President Ronald Reagan gave his farewell address. Included in his parting remarks was an admonition for Americans to take stock in what we teach our children about our nation’s history. Reagan asked, “Are we doing a good enough job teaching our children what America is and what […]

A Shaken Belief in American Exceptionalism

July 1, 2021

Reading Time: 7 minutes   David Landon is an upper school history teacher at Dayspring Christian Academy. Born and raised in Scotland, David immigrated to America. The following is a letter he wrote to his students in response to the question, “Is America exceptional”? David now reads this letter to his tenth grade students on their way home from […]

Addressing The Decline in Fine Motor Skills

February 5, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes   Fine motor skills are a part of the criteria observed when a preschool, pre-kindergarten, or kindergarten student applies at Dayspring Christian Academy. Over the last decade, Dayspring teachers have noticed a shocking decline in fine motor skills and are rightly concerned. What are fine motor skills? Why do they matter? What are Fine Motor […]

Children in Christian Kindergarten.

How to Choose the Right Christian Kindergarten for Your Child – The Principle Approach

January 9, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes   This article was originally published on April 5, 2017. It has been updated for accuracy. Christian parents often focus on strong academic Kindergarten programs. While academics are good, a program that focuses on knowing Scripture and character development is key. Dayspring Christian Academy — a private Christian School in Lancaster County — uses a […]

Lessons from the Pilgrims: Pilgrim Economics

November 10, 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute   Dr. Paul Jehle visited with Dayspring Christian Academy’s 12th grade Economics class and our 9th grade Rudiments of America’s Christian History class. During their class time together, Dr. Jehle walked our students through a Biblical perspective of economics, beginning in the Garden of Eden. In this teaching, Dr. Jehle shows students that the Pilgrims […]

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