From the Superintendent

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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Students Achieve Missional Goals Only by God’s Grace!

My prideful side would like you to know that ECA has academic and spiritual goals for each student and that they are always being met; my humble and realistic side begs to differ!  You see, we are serious about our Mission Statement … “ECA exists to partner with parents and their church to educate, equip, and…

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ECA: Acknowledging God and Training Up Children in His Ways

As I hear from parents who have children enrolled in ECA, one common thread seems to be more important than anything else: “to train up children in the way they should go” and help them “to acknowledge God” in all aspects of life. Let’s take a brief look at three verses which support these concepts,…

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Is ECA Welcoming Enough?

At ECA, we desire to be a welcoming place! But it is becoming increasingly challenging to find like-minded Christian families to partner with our school: In a denigrating world, more families are becoming curious about the Christian moral high road, which seems like a naturally better way to educate and raise their children. In their…

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Why Do We Have Chapel at ECA?

One of the privileges of being a part of a Christian school is the weekly opportunity to participate in a chapel service. The ECA handbook tells us who chapel is for: “Chapel is…for the spiritual benefit of students, faculty, staff and administration,” and what chapel is for: “Chapel is a time to focus on God’s…

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ECA – Ensuring a Voice for Christian Community

Rod Dreher, in his current best seller “The Benedict Option,” points out in Chapter 7 the positive benefits of classical Christian education in response to our culture’s rapid moral demise. While some of his thoughts may not match up to our faith practices completely, I appreciate some of the “thick” concepts he addresses which include…

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ECA Now More Accessible Due to School Choice Movement

“Evangelical Christian Academy exists to partner with parents and their church to educate, equip, and empower students to pursue their purpose in Christ.” ECA Mission Statement During the course of this week, Betsy DeVos has undergone her Senate Confirmation Hearings prior to being cleared to serve as our new Secretary of Education. Her views on…

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Education Quality Assurance at ECA

Educational quality is something many parents are clamoring for in the United States. It is only fair to assume that ECA parents have the same desire for their children, and we are also convinced that our parents value the spiritual impact of our educational approach as well. While we have an intrinsic concept that our…

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Parents’ Priorities for Their Children’s Education Tell a Story!

The Association for Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Barna Group have completed a joint study on “Parents’ Goals for Education.” ECA is an accredited member of ACSI, and the Barna Group states that they “provide spiritual influencers with credible knowledge and clear thinking, enabling them to navigate a complex and changing culture.” Recently I…

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Emphasizing the Vocalization of Truth

When I was a lad, my elder relatives had a saying about children, “Children should be seen and not heard.” I took it that they wanted time for adult conversation, and it took a great deal of self-control for my siblings and me to remain silent. Today, it doesn’t seem difficult to keep children quiet.…

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