Tag Archives: Classical Christian Education

Who’s Your Teacher?

As part of Annapolis’ spiritual formation program, students in the School of Logic & Rhetoric meet each week for a corporate chapel worship service.  In this week’s School of Logic and Rhetoric Chapel service, students examined Jesus’ parable on teaching and discipleship found in Luke 6:39-49 and were challenged to think deeply about what it means to follow Jesus.

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The Promises of God: Part I

Pat Kinner introduced students in Annapolis’ School of Grammar to a study called “The Promises of God” at the first chapel service of the new school year.  Students were encouraged to view God’s promises as presents.  Psalm 145:9 says “The Lord is good to all, and his tender mercies are over all his works.”  This is a promise about God’s character.  Annapolis students were encouraged to talk at home with their parents about how God has been good to them.  Here is a summary text of that message:

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Parent Academy: The Key to Cultivating a Community of Learning

Parents are the most vital constituency in any Christian school. They entrust their children to teachers and administrators during the formative years; they pay tuitions that underwrite a school’s existence; they volunteer their time, talents, and treasure to provide needed support for a school’s operations. While schools exist in part to serve the needs of children, a serious case can be made that a Christian school’s primary reason for existence is to serve the needs of parents.

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The Single Most Important Question to Ask in Choosing a School

Choosing the right school for your child can be a challenging decision for any parent.  There are a multitude of important things to consider from environment to test scores to reputation to facilities etc.  But by far the most important criteria involves the quality of teachers.  Luke 6:40 succinctly states the mission of a true teacher: “A student, when he is mature, will be like his teacher.”

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