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Throughline: Creation Enjoyer – HS Senior

To me, a throughline is in a way, a connecting theme between you and the way you live your life through God. I think that I most relate with the throughline of enjoying creation. The through line creation is “celebrating God’s beautiful creation,” and I connect with that one the most because you can always …

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CREW Reflections — 4th Grade

As part of our commitment to Teaching for Transformation, the LC Elementary School practices service through CREW (Caring, Responsible, Effort, Worship) Projects. Here are some reflections of their experience: I have learned that serving is a really powerful thing and serving can help people in the hospital . . . the sick, the homeless, and …

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Alumni News

My name is TJ Van Weerdhuizen. I believe my Mom may have warned you that this email was coming. The island where I teach just went through one of the strongest recorded storms to hit U.S. soil in 2018 and there is little to no media coverage about it because most people haven’t even heard …

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Letter to a Skeptic — HS Junior

Each year our AP classes read Timothy Keller’s book Making Sense of God. They are asked to write a letter to a religiously skeptical person in response to Keller’s ideas. Here are some of those letters: International Student: Dear Skeptic, I am writing this letter to show some disagreements with your doubts and distrust about …

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She Was Lost — HS Teacher

There was a time When Joy was The memory of her Yearns For what was lost Sending despair To invade instead The heart, a prison Of grief, regret, pain Searching for what was Fear undermines-She’ll be lost forever Sometimes I open my eyes To see her flirt carelessly across A moment I reach out for …

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What God Has Been Teaching Me — HS Senior

I have learned a lot from God in the past couple of years. After going through an experience that shook my faith to the core, I realized just how weak it was. My faith was never made my own, it was the faith my parents had instilled in my because that’s how I was raised. …

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Happiness Project — UW Senior English

Rational – Purpose As senior leaders, it’s our job to shape school culture. Even though we have systems in place to support our students spiritually and academically, we believe some students may fall through the cracks, which should never happen at our school. Therefore, we propose a project that will engage our UW Class in …

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What is a Blessing — HS Senior

What is a Blessing? Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary defines the word ‘Blessing’ as, “The act or words of one that blesses.” as well as, “A thing conductive to happiness or welfare.” Personally, I think the dictionary could have worked a little harder on their definition, but maybe that’s just me (I mean really, who uses the …

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Why Chapel? — High School Chapel Coordinator

“Why Chapel?” This was the question I asked various groups at LCHS when I stepped into the role of Chapel Coordinator. The answers varied, but there were a couple of themes that many had in common. One was a desire for a sense of “community” at LCHS. There are very few times where the whole …

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Watch Your Words (A Redemption Story) – Graduate

I was 10 years old when I discovered I was dumb. .A teacher pulled me asidel She didn’t deliver it in a way that was mean or hurtful, but her words have stuck with me for the rest of my life. “I just can’t teach you in class, so I am sending you to someone …

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