Posts by Jim Johnson

What’s Next?

Thankful for the Endurance of Teachers, Parents, and Students! What’s Next? SCRIPTURE NEVER PROMISES AN ABSENCE OF TRIALS: “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in…

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 CARES Act

Many who love ECA have been wondering whether or not we will apply for the CARES Act / Paycheck Protection Program Load from the Federal Government. This is a very good question.  ECA is very careful about borrowing. In fact, but the grace of God, we are debt free at the moment. It would certainly…

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Celebrating the Fiftieth: Understand Jubilee

ECA is approaching the halfway mark of its 49th year of Christian schooling in Colorado Springs, and already we are preparing to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. My question for you is this: “If we truly understand the biblical concept of Jubilee, why wait to celebrate?” In human terms, we can get wrapped up in the…

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Forging a New Path

As Accredited members of the Association of Classical Christian Schools, Evangelical Christian Academy benefits from the ability to use some of their national promotional products.  A short time ago, we ran Part 1 of Geronimo!  Amen!, a video presentation to acquaint people with the definition and features of Classical Christian Education. ACCS recently completed Part…

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Don’t Miss the Blessing!

Evangelical Christian Academy has officially been part of the Classical Christian education (CCE) community since 2009.  Even though we have had this relationship, it is still challenging to convey the essence of CCE!  In this blog you will find a link to the short 19 minute movie entitled Geronimo, Amen! Part 1.  We encourage all…

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Why do I run? Why do I race? What prize do I seek?

Many of you have congratulated me on finishing the American Discovery Trail Marathon earlier this month. I really do appreciate the care and concern that many have expressed for me. This being only my second marathon, the fact that I did this one 36 years after the first and improved my time is quite gratifying! My affinity…

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Equipping Our Students to “Walk as Wise”

In the Classical Trivium, we encourage students to ‘understand the truth’ in the Grammar phase; ‘reason in truth’ in the Logic/Dialectic phase; and ‘persuade in truth’ in the Rhetoric phase. Our prayer is that, when our education process is complete, our students are fully equipped to ‘walk in truth,’ or take every step in a…

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Let us Exalt Christ similar to the ways of John the Baptist

John the Baptist lived on earth at the time of Jesus.  He was ministering, but there came a time that he would step down and proclaim the ministry of Jesus to be more superior then his own.  Indeed, the timing of this event is really a transition time between the Old Covenant and New Covenant. …

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