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Genesis 1:1 Exposition

May 3, 2019
Posted in: Podcasts

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dayspring Christian Academy’s Science Department Chair, Randy Gehman, leads the seventh grade class on a trip to the Creation Museum, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History,  the Ark Encounter, and the Flight 93 Memorial every year. The students study what worldview is as well as the concepts behind evolutionary theory and how evolution stands in […]

Faithful Pursuit-The Testimony of Jim & Lisa Becker

April 11, 2019
Posted in: Podcasts

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dayspring Parents, Jim & Lisa Becker, share their story of how the Lord faithfully pursued them through travail and into the triumph that comes through faith in Jesus Christ.

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The Principle of Individuality . . . a Perspective Necessary for Liberty

Reading Time: 5 minutes Recently, Dayspring Christian Academy’s Upper School students performed Learner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Based on Pygmalion, a work of George Bernard Shaw, the main character, Eliza, makes the following observation to her friend, Colonel Pickering: “You see, really and truly, apart from the things anyone can pick up (the dressing and the proper way […]

Has Google Made Memorization Obsolete?

Reading Time: 4 minutes The art of memorization is a long-standing tradition at Dayspring Christian Academy. From Kindergarten to Senior year the memorization of poetry, the Mayflower Compact, the preamble to the Constitution, the Gettysburg Address, the Apostles Creed (in English and Latin), monthly scripture passages (in English, Latin, and Spanish), the Greek Alphabet, student orations, and more, is […]

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The Two Views of Human Value

March 26, 2019
Posted in: Remember America

Reading Time: 3 minutes Recently, my children, my husband and I were watching a TV show set in the time of King Arthur and the illustrious Robin Hood. This episode focused on a bishop from the Church of England who had been caught committing a very serious crime—he was translating the Bible into English. My daughter, grasping what he […]

Boy in cape and mask pretends to be a hero.

The American Hero

March 7, 2019
Posted in: Remember America

Reading Time: 13 minutes If you’ve been online lately, you’ve seen the conversations, advertisements, and excitement over the latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With domestic box office totals at $6,869,613,146 and an average of $343,480,657 per movie at the time of this post, it certainly seems like America loves her heroes. But that love is for the heroes […]

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