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Senior Presentation – Story of My Life

For those of you who don’t know me, let me tell you something about my life that I think is kind of interesting and a little unusual. I come from a family that, for lack of a better term, could be considered “bookish.” Pretty much, we really like books. A lot. And just languages in …

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Creation Reveals the Heart of God – LC Teacher

Over the last couple months my faithful dog Jake and I have brought a message to chapels from Kindergarten through 8th grade. The message is that for some students school causes anxiety, loneliness and difficulty. Nothing about their day is easy. Often times these things go unnoticed. When you first see Jake, you see an …

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Where Are My Caves? – LCHS Senior

Fall is the best time of the year. The leaves change color and the smell in the air grows crisp. It’s the time of year where people begin drinking warm Apple Cider and wearing more layers. Boots are worn instead of sandals, and sweaters instead of tank tops. Unlike summer, fall tends to get more …

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Schools Left Behind — Former LC Board Member

courtesy of https://briarcroft.wordpress.com/2012/09/01/schools-left-behind/ “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin An advantage to driving the back roads across the country is seeing authentic rural America minus chain restaurants and gas stations. Remarkably, there are shells of old abandoned buildings still standing, sometimes just …

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Why I Want to Teach at a Christian School — LC Teacher

Why do I want to teach in a Christian school? Because I believe in Christian Education. I believe it makes a difference in the lives of students. I believe it made a difference in my life. With the exception of two years teaching in a public school, I have been part of Christian Education since …

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Teaching in a Christian School – LC Teacher

Teaching in a Christian school is my calling, my passion and my joy. I could end this essay with those words, but I will expand a bit. Since I was second grade I have desired to become a teacher. God directed my path in such a way that I have now been blessed to teach …

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Easter Mornings and New Realities

Reprinted with permission of Aaron Baart, Dean of Dordt College Chapel Some of the best laughs in life come while watching kids play. The growing mind of a child is always searching for words to describe what they’re seeing and experiencing. Being able to wrap words around experiences is simply part of the learning process …

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Biblical Balance

Reprinted with permission from BJU Press, by Stewart Custer Many people use Scripture for their own purposes. I am referring to sincere Christians who use the Scriptures to reinforce their own private interpretations of the Bible and of life. Many of these people are very godly individuals. I know of preachers whose personal dedication to …

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Defining Christian Education

Published with permission of BJU Press.  Written by Dr. Dan Olinger Christians have been educating their children since the time of Christ and have been doing so in officially labeled “Christian schools” for decades, but there is still confusion as to just what Christian education is. Education is the developing of character, knowledge, and skills …

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To the Youth Athlete I Was, And The Adult Athlete I’ll Never Be

Reprinted from Gina Davis: The Odyssey Online http://theodysseyonline.com/usf/to-the-youth-athlete-once-was-and-the-adult-athlete-ill-never-get-to-be/340137 It’s hard for people that have never fallen in love with a sport to understand the loss when it comes time to find new passions. But everyone can understand the pain of losing something they adore and the never-ending need to explore the “what ifs” and the “I …

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