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The 21st Century Christian School Parent

Whom does the Christian school serve? The highest priority within the mission of the Christian school is service to God. We are created in his image and for his pleasure. He desires our obedience. Every aspect of life is worship. In Christian education we seek first to bring glory and honor to his name.

At the same time, there is a second level answer to the question. We believe that God has entrusted the care of his children to parents. God’s instructions to parents are found in his Word. Among the many notable passages are these: “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it (Proverbs 22:6). “He commanded our ancestors to teach their children, so the next generation would know them, even the children yet to be born, and they in turn would tell their children” (Psalm 78:5-6). “These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children” (Deuteronomy 6: 6-7).

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