24
Apr
Milestones
This past week a few staff members experienced milestone birthdays.  Now, every year that God gives us life is a reason to celebrate, however, we often reserve bigger celebrations for reaching different decades.  Milestones are important.  We may want to try and deny that fact, or some may want to deny their age but it [...]
18
Apr
He is Risen!
“He is risen.  He is risen indeed.” This refrain rang out across the globe as Christians raised their voices in proclamation of this great and divine truth. On Sunday my parents’ pastor talked about living a resurrected life, as Jesus did.  He drew a parallel from the resurrection on the first day of the week [...]
10
Apr
Passion Week
Passion Week The week between Palm Sunday and Resurrection Sunday is commonly known as Passion Week. Passion Week is so named because of the passion with which Jesus willingly went to the cross in order to pay for the sins of His people. In the Bible, we can read the accounts of this week and [...]
03
Apr
Drive Thru Values
Drive Thru Values    The other day a thought popped into my head. I was thinking about drive thru windows.  I think it dawned on me that drive thru windows maybe one of the single most destructive innovations out there.  I am definitely overstating this but I do think drive thrus and some of the [...]
27
Mar
Why do we have Christian Education?
Why do we have Christian Education? Why do we have Christian Education?  Why do we exist on 542 Ofield Road North? My usual answer highlights different parts of our mission and vision statements.  We exist to provide a quality, Christ-centered education so that we can develop the gifts God places in His children so that [...]
21
Mar
Spring has Sprung
Spring has Sprung Well it is the time of year where we experience some of the joys of spring.  With some of those joys comes a few quirks.  The sun comes out and the earth warms up.  It is great to step outside and breath deeply.  With the ground warming up comes an army of [...]
06
Mar
Building Bridges & March Break
Building Bridges & March Break    There are times when, as a principal, you receive an email, or a letter from a former parent.  You may run into a past alumnus who has some stories about their experience with the school.  I think it is important as ambassadors for the school and for the Christian [...]
27
Feb
What’s going on in the world?
What’s going on in the world? I don’t know about you but I can’t seem to escape the news.  We are inundated with all kinds of news and with various points of views and quite frankly, the news is usually highlighting the depravity around us.  The number of countries involved in armed conflict or wars [...]
21
Feb
When opportunity comes your way…
When opportunity comes your way... The title might be a bit misleading.  I am not going to go on from this point and give you three concrete steps to capitalize on opportunities that may knock on your door.  Now if I did, I am sure it would be more cursory and generic than most would [...]