Education is a partnership between the home and school. It is important for parents to understand the philosophy and approach to education of the school and teachers they are choosing to partner with.
New Life Academy holds a Kingdom Education Philosophy. Kingdom education is defined as the lifelong, Bible-based, Christ-centered process of leading a child into a new identity with Christ. Kingdom education works to develop children according to their specific abilities so that a child will be empowered to live a life characterized by love, trust and obedience to Christ.
Christian parents can be confident in choosing New Life Academy as an educational partner that will help in forming their child’s Christ-centered beliefs, which shape their decisions, habits, and choices.
Kingdom Education is based on 10 Biblical Principles.
God’s Word: The education of children and youth must be based on God’s Word as the absolute truth. Isaiah 40:8
Importance of Christ: The education of children and youth must hold Christ as preeminent in all of life. Colossians 2:6-7
Salvation & Discipleship: The education of children and youth must have as its primary goals the salvation and discipleship of the next generation. Psalm 78:6-7
Parental Responsibility: The education of children and youth is the primary responsibility of the parent. Deuteronomy 6:4-9
Lifelong Education: The education of children and youth is a 24 hour-a-day, 7 days-per-week process that continues from birth through maturity. Deuteronomy 11:19
Educational Permission: The education of children and youth, if and when delegated to others by parents, must be done so with the utmost care to ensure that all teachers follow these principles. I Samuel 1:27-28
Biblical Worldview: The education of children and youth results in the formation of a belief system or worldview that will be patterned after the belief systems or worldview of the person’s teachers. Philippians 4:9
Education of our Youth is Generational: The education of children and youth must not hinder that spiritual and moral development of the next generation. Matthew 19:13-14
Eternal Perspective: The education of children and youth must have a view of the future that includes the eternal perspective. Colossians 3:1-2
Biblical Wisdom: The education of children and youth must lead to true wisdom by connecting all knowledge to a biblical worldview frame of reference. Colossians 2:2-3