EDUCATIONAL GOALS OF
- To teach that the Bible is the inspired and the only infallible authoritative Word of God, thus developing attitudes of love and respect toward it. (II Timothy. 3:15-17; 2 Peter. 1:20-21)
- To teach the basic doctrines of the Bible. (Titus 2:1)
- To provide opportunities for the student to confess Christ as Savior and Lord. (Romans10:9-10)
- To teach the student to know and obey the will of God as revealed in the Scriptures, thus equipping the student to carry out God’s will daily. (Romans 12:1-2; II Timothy 2:15; Deuteronomy 26:16-17)
- To impart an understanding of each Christian’s place in the Body of Christ, and its worldwide mission, providing opportunities for student’s involvement in this task. (Ephesians 4:12; I Corinthians. 12:1-31; Matthew 28:19-20
- To teach Biblical character qualities and provide opportunities for the student to demonstrate these qualities. (I Samuel 16:7; Galatians 5:22-23)
- To teach the student how to develop the mind of Christ toward godliness. (Philippians 2:5; ITimothy 4:7)
- To encourage the student to develop self-discipline and responsibility from God’s perspective. (I Timothy 4:7; 1 Corinthians 9:24-27)
- To teach the student the respect for and submission to authority from God’s perspective. (Romans 13:1-7; Hebrews 13:17; Ephesians 6:1-3)
- To help the student develop a Christian world view by integrating life, and all studies, with the Bible. (2 Peter 1:3)
- To teach the student to hide God’s Word in his heart through memorization and meditation. (Psalms 1:3; 119:11)
- To teach the student how to study God’s Word. (II Timothy 2:15)
- To help the student develop his self-image as a unique individual created in the image of God and to attain his fullest potential. (Psalms 139:13-16)
- To teach the student to treat everyone with love and respect as unique individuals created in God’s image. (Philippians 2:1-4; Ephesians 5:21)
- To teach the student how to become a contributing member of his society by realizing his need to serve others. (Galatians 5:13; Romans 12:10)
- To teach the student Biblical skills for personal and social relationships. (Psalms 119:9; Ephesians 4:12)
- To teach the student the Biblical view of dating, marriage and the family. (I Thessalonians 4:1-7; I Timothy 4:12; Genesis 2:18-25; Ephesians 2:22-33)
- To teach the student physical fitness, good health habits, and wise use of the body as the Temple of God. (I Corinthians 6:19-20)
- To teach the student Biblical attitudes toward material things and his responsibility for using them to God’s glory. (I Timothy 6:17-19; Matthew 6:19-20; I Corinthians 10:31)
- To teach the student an appreciation of the Fine Arts.
- To teach the student to understand and use the fundamental processes in communication and dealing with others (such as reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics). (II Corinthians 5:20)
- To teach and encourage the student to use good study skills and habits. (II Timothy 2:3-7)
- To teach the student how to research and to reason logically from a Biblical perspective. (Hebrews 5:14; Romans 12:2)
- To teach the student creative and critical thinking based upon the proper use of Biblical criteria for evaluation. (II Timothy 3:14-17)
- To teach the student good citizenship through an understanding and appreciation of our Christian and American heritages (home, church, nation). (I Corinthians 10:11; Romans13:1-7)
- To use current affairs in all areas, teaching the students how they relate to God’s plan for man.
- To teach the student an understanding of and an appreciation for God’s world, developing an awareness of man’s role in his environment and his God-given responsibility to subdue, and preserve it properly. (Psalms 8:6; Hebrews 2:6-8)
In addition, in working with the homes from which the students come, the school aims:
1. To bring those whom we find that are not Christians to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ (II Peter 3:9; I Timothy 2:4)
2. To aid families in Christian growth and to help them develop Christ-centered homes (Ephesians 5:22-33; 2 Peter 3:18)
3. To cooperate closely as servants to the parents in every phase of the student’s development, especially as it relates to the school program. (Mark 10:45)
4. To help the parents to understand the school’s purpose and program.
5. To assist parents in keeping up with the changing culture and its effect on the home and the implications for their children.
6. To encourage regular attendance and involvement in the local church. (Hebrews 10:24-25)
7. To encourage parents to realize and shoulder their responsibility for the spiritual, moral and social education of their children. (Deuteronomy 6:4-7; Proverbs 22:6)
8. To teach the students that it is God’s desire for young women to marry (except those with the special gift of singleness), love their husbands, bear children, love them, manage the household (I Timothy 5:14; Titus 2:4-5), using all her skills as the virtuous woman of Proverbs 31 did, teaching these to her children. This ministry, especially with pre-school children will normally demand full-time attention as her priority career.
9. To teach the students that the young men should marry (except those with the special gift of singleness), love their wives as Christ loved the Church, be the primary spiritual trainer of his wife and children and take the proper oversight of the whole household and be the primary provider. (1 Cor. 7:2; Eph. 5:25-31; 1 Tim. 5:8)
We believe that man was created in the image of God; that he sinned and thereby incurred not only physical death, which is separation from God; and that all human beings are born with a sinful nature. (Ps. 51:5; Jer. 13:23; 17:9; Mark 7:20-23; Eph. 2:103; Rom. 3:9-18, 23)