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WHY START A CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Biblical Rationale
Are we effectively passing the baton of faith in and obedience to Christ to the next generation? God commands us to impress His laws, His ways and His truth upon our children so they will not forget Him or turn away from Him (Deut. 6:4-7, Psalms 78:5-7, Proverbs 22:6). If just one generation fails in this regard, the next generation “turns to other gods” instead. His judgment and chastisement always follow such failures… read more...

An Open Letter to Pastors
“In both the Old and New Testaments, God holds parents and particularly fathers responsible for their children’s education, communicating to them both the content and the methods of education (Deuteronomy 4–7; Psalm 78:1–7; Proverbs 22:6, 23:23; and Ephesians 6:4). By God’s grace, this parental responsibility extends to enlisting the aid of others (Galatians 4:2). It is alignment with such biblical expectations that by definition constitutes Christian education”...read more...

Why Choose Christian Schooling
16,000 hours!  That’s the time a child spends in school from kindergarten through high school.   He will graduate with two important things:  a diploma and some kind of worldview.  His diploma will help him get into college or get his first job.  However, his worldview will shape every choice he makes for the next 60, 70 or 80 years.  Decisions about faith, church, possessions, business, personal habits, character, marriage, child-rearing, politics, relationships… every action he takes will arise from and conform to the worldview he formed during his 16,000 hours in school…read more...

16,000 Hours: Secular vs. Sacred 
From age 5 to 18 years, children spend 16,000 hours in school and about 1,600 hours in church. Research indicates that 88% leave the church within four years of graduation. Many never return. Children need 16,000 hours of Kingdom Education to help them become true disciples of Christ…read more...

A Call to Action 
Typically, the discipleship training offered in churches reaches only a small percentage of the members and fewer still children and youth. What training is attended by members in any numbers tends be an evangelistic message. As a result, the extent of most discipleship is a mile wide and an inch deep…read more...

TESTIMONIALS

PASTOR KEITH MCCONNELL, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TRENTON (TRENTON, FLORIDA)

ERIC PUGH, LINDSAY LANE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

HOW

General Timeline for Starting a Kingdom School (click here for the complete timeline)

  • Set up prayer team.
  • Begin search for headmaster, employ search consultant.
  • Create corporate entity for school and file for non-profit status.

Roadmap for Starting a Christian School 
Starting a Christian school is a challenging task; however, following a well-designed process will lead to a good beginning and a strong school… read more...

RESOURCES

Ways for You to Provide Kingdom Education