The following goals are based on NINE years’ attendance at Trinity Christian School:
- To teach a Biblical perspective…
- That the Bible is the inspired and only infallible, authoritative Word of God (2 Timothy 3:15-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21).
- What Godly character qualities are, with opportunities for the student to demonstrate these qualities (1 Samuel 16:7; Galatians 5:22,23).
- How to develop the mind of Christ toward godliness (Philippians 2:5; 1 Timothy 4:7).
- To help the student become a man or woman of God…
- Providing opportunities for the student to confess Christ as Savior and Lord (Romans 10:9,10).
- By encouraging the student to develop self-discipline and responsibility from God’s perspective (1 Timothy 4:7; 1 Corinthians 9:24-27).
- By helping the student understand the necessity of respect for and submission to authority from God’s perspective (Romans 13:1-7; Hebrews 13:17; Ephesians 6:1-3).
- By teaching the student to develop a Christian world view by integrating life, and all studies, with the Bible (2 Peter 1:3).
- By enabling the student to keep God’s Word in his heart through memorization and meditation (Psalm 119:11; Psalm 1:103).
- To encourage the student to attain his fullest potential…
- By helping him develop his identity in Christ as a unique individual created in the image of God (Psalm 139:13-16).
- By teaching him to treat everyone with love and respect as unique individuals created in God’s image (Philippians 2:1-4; Ephesians 5:21).
- By showing how to become a contributing member of his society by realizing his need to serve others (Galatians 5:13; Romans 2:10).
- By instructing in physical fitness, good health habits, and wise use of the body as the temple of God (1 Corinthians 6:19,20).
- By modeling Biblical attitudes toward material things and his responsibility for using them to God’s glory (1 Timothy 6:17-19; Matthew 6:19-20; 1 Corinthians 10:31).
- To enable students to develop their thinking and reasoning skills…
- By helping them understand and use the fundamental processes in communicating and dealing with others (such as reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics) (2 Corinthians 5:20).
- By encouraging them to use good study skills / habits (2 Timothy 2:3-7).
- By instructing how to research and to reason logically from a Biblical perspective (Hebrews 5:14; Romans 12:2).
- By encouraging good citizenship through an understanding and appreciation of our Christian and American heritage (home, church, nation) (1 Corinthians 10:11; Romans 13:1-7).
- To help parents…
- By cooperating with them in every phase of the student’s development, especially as it relates to the school program (Mark 10:45).
- By assisting them in understanding the school’s purpose and program.
- By helping them understand changing culture issues and their implications for the future.
- By encouraging them to realize and shoulder their responsibility for the spiritual, moral, and social education of their students (Deuteronomy 6:4-7; Proverbs 22:6).
“That I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable unto his death.” Philippians 3:10
“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.” Matthew 5:6
“All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: All things are lawful to me, but all things edify not. Let no man seek his own, but every man another’s [good].” 1 Corinthians 10:23-24
“That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as cornerstones, polished after the similitude of a palace.” Psalm 144:1