Statement of Faith
Statement of Faith
We believe the sixty-six books of the Holy Bible to be the inspired, authoritative, inerrant Word of God. Further, we believe these Scriptures are our final rule in all matters of faith and practice.
2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:21
We believe there is one God, eternally existent in three persons - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The triune God is the Creator and Preserver of all things and is omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent.
Genesis 1:1, Matthew 28:19, John 10:30
We believe Adam, the first man, sinned in his disobedience toward God and through his disobedience sin extended to all mankind. Consequently, all are born sinners, spiritually dead and relationally separated from God.
Romans 5:12, Psalm 51:5, Psalm 53
We believe Jesus Christ, born of the virgin Mary, fully man and fully God, lived a sinless life in perfect obedience to His Father and gave his life on the Cross as the perfect, complete sacrifice for sin through His shed blood. After He had provided a full redemption, God raised Him from the dead on the third day. We believe in His ascension to the right hand of the Father and in His personal return in power and glory.
John 10:33, Matthew 1:23, Luke 1:35, Hebrews 4:15 &7:26, I Cor, 15:3, Eph. 1:7, John 11:25
We believe God will regenerate His people through the invincible power of the Holy Spirit. God’s salvation provided for sinners is by His grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone, not as a result of any of our works. We are justified on the single ground of faith in the shed blood of Christ. Those who truly trust in Christ are eternally sealed with the Holy Spirit and will persevere to the end.
John 14:16-17, Eph. 2:8-10
We believe in the resurrection both of the believer and of the unbeliever - the believer unto the resurrection of everlasting life and the unbeliever unto everlasting condemnation.
We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life through sanctification.
Romans 8:13-14, Eph. 4:30 & 5:18
We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ which leads to fellowship in a local church body.
Romans 8:9, Galatians 3:26-28
Statement of Vision
I. Our Students - Our number one goal and desire for each student is to begin a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ which develops the student to love the Lord with all of his/her heart, soul, mind and strength. We desire, secondly, for our students to love their neighbors as themselves and to have a heart for the regeneration of the lost.
Our students will be taught to appreciate their unique talents, gifts, and purposes in relationship to the distinctiveness of God’s creation. Our objective is to assist parents in educating children so that they have the ability to apply core knowledge in order to discern life events with Godly wisdom and, in so doing, distinguish cultural influences in light of the Scriptures to make God-honoring decisions which enable them to positively affect their culture for the glory of God. We desire for our students to be reared in such a way so that as they grow into adulthood, they are “zealous for truth, hungry for goodness, and sensitive to beauty.”
II. Our Curriculum - Students will be exposed to a God-centered biblically-based education as the foundation of all truth and knowledge. Adopting the classical approach, known as the Trivium, students will be exposed to classical literature and language classes as well as formal logic. We also want our students’ hearts to be inspired by arts and humanities in order to fully enjoy and embrace the gifts God gives his creation leading them to glorify and marvel at His workmanship.
III. Our Staff - We aim for our staff to live a life which is pleasing to God and is filled with the fruit of the Spirit clearly evidenced in their daily walk with the Lord. They are to be spiritual leaders to our students and servants of the Lord. We seek to employ professional, responsible, and diligent workers who have the gift of teaching and who have a deep love for their students. We desire for our teachers to clearly comprehend the structure of the Classical Christian framework and lead our children by demonstrating a lifelong hunger to grow and learn. Our staff should receive guidance and nurture to help them mature in the Lord. As they are growing in knowledge and wisdom, we pray their own families will be walking with the Lord as an example to our educational community.
IV. Our Parents - Our parents will have the most important role in their child’s education. Our goal is to assist parents in Biblical instruction and discipline. We look forward to informing parents of the Classical and Christ-centered approach and desire participation within the school which leads to a clear sense of responsibility for their child’s educational and spiritual upbringing. We aim to help them follow biblical principles in addressing concerns and to embrace Scripture which encourages and stirs up others to love and do good works.
V. Our Community - Our relationship with the community is one in which we strive to be above reproach and to deal with others in a way that honors Christ. We hope to partner with other local churches, faith-based ministries, and educational institutions in ways that are consistent with our Statement of Faith.