Mission and Philosophy

Mission

New Life Christian School's mission is to partner with families to provide a quality educational program with a distinctly Biblical worldview, in order to equip students with the tools to integrate their knowledge and faith into the church, community, and the world.

Purpose

It is the purpose of New Life Christian School to provide a sound, academic education integrated with a Christian view of God and His world.

We are committed to offering a strong evangelical approach, as free as possible doctrinal distinctive that would cause division. We want to prepare children to serve the Lord in whatever capacity, and to wherever He may lead them throughout their lives. The Bible tells us "a threefold cord is not quickly broken." (Ecclesiastes 4: 12) With regard to children, we believe the "threefold cord" represents the home, church, and school, working together to train the child to fulfill God's plan for his or her life. NLCS is therefore committed to high academic standards, support for the authority of the parents, and respect for the ministry, leadership and distinct character of the student's own local church body. Our curriculum is rooted in a God-centered world-view, implemented by qualified Christian faculty members, and founded on the truth of God's Word, the Bible. We believe that the responsibility for educating children rests with the parents, and not the state. Godly training in the home is augmented and extended in the Christian school. Individual goals for students include the following:

To guide the student toward a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord;

  • To give the student an understanding of the Bible and to present all subject matter in the light of God's Word;
  • To provide a sound academic education in appropriate content areas, emphasizing basic skills, good study habits, and creative and critical thinking;
  • To teach the essentials of effective Christian citizenship, and an appreciation of our Christian and American heritages;
  • To encourage in the student attitudes of love and compassion toward and respect for all men;
  • To develop in the student Biblical ethics and Christian standards of morality.




Philosophy of Education

The school partners with the parents in working to create an environment where students are taught of their world through the filter of God's Word. In that arena, seeds are being sown for each child to reach toward the goal of excellence, not perfection. Training and nurturing their minds, their hearts, and their spirits in Godly ways produces mature students and leaders with an eternal perspective.



Mission

We believe that the responsibility for educating children rests with the parents, and not the state. Godly training in the home is augmented and extended in the Christian school. Individual goals for students include the following:

  • To guide the student toward a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord,
  • To give the student an understanding of the Bible and to present all subject matter in the light of God's Word,
  • To provide a sound academic education in appropriate content areas, emphasizing basic skills, good study habits and creative and critical thinking,
  • To teach the essentials of effective Christian citizenship, and an appreciation of our Christian and American heritages,
  • To encourage in the student attitudes of love and compassion toward and respect for all men,
  • To develop in the student Biblical ethics and Christian standards of morality.

Student Outcomes

As New Life Christian School strives to fulfill our mission, we will develop curriculum, programs, learning opportunities, and learning environments designed to yield student development in four general areas: Spiritual Formation, Biblical Worldview Development, Academic/Intellectual Development and Skills Development. New Life pursues to graduate students who:

Spiritual Formation

  • ...have a growing, personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
  • ...know, understand, and apply God's Word.
  • ...engage in spiritual disciplines of prayer, Bible study, Scripture memory, worship, and service.
  • ...personally respond to carrying out the Great Commission locally and around the world in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • ...are empowered by the Holy Spirit and pursue a life of faith, goodness, knowledge, self-control, perseverance, godliness, brotherly kindness, and love.

Biblical Worldview Development

  • ...can articulate, defend, and live their Biblical worldview while having a basic understanding of opposing worldviews.
  • ...possess apologetic skills to defend their faith.
  • ...are good stewards of their finances, time (including discretionary time), talents, treasures, and all other resources which are all given back to God in a way that adds value to the kingdom.

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