As students and parents prepare for school to resume in the fall, Terri Galindo, LCSW, LMFT — 4KIDS' Vice President of Clinical Services — shares five recommendations to equip parents with the knowledge and tools they need to help their child(ren) adapt to transitions resulting from COVID-19. To hear more expert advice from Terri and her team on this topic, be sure to register for the virtual Parenting Talk Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale’s Family Ministry will be hosting on Thursday, July 16 at 8:00 PM.
As America gets ready to celebrate Independence Day, rising CCA senior Carolina Torres-Tello shares how God was faithful to her family during times of uncertainty when they lived in South America. She recounts the opportunities and privileges she’s able to enjoy here in the U.S. We invite you to also reflect upon the blessings you’re grateful for and thank the Lord for His sovereign provision.
There are many lessons to be gleaned from God’s creation. By describing six types of seashells she encountered at the beach with her granddaughter one summer, CCA’s Early Childhood Director Jan Lashbrook shares what she learned about loving the people God puts on her path. May her reflective questions in this article encourage you to serve others well, and in turn, make a profound impact for His Kingdom in the communities He has placed you in.
As our leadership team and administration continue to plan for school to begin in August, we would like to inform you of three possible scenarios for our 2020-21 reopening, which will be dependent on what governing authorities will allow at that time in terms of classroom capacity requirements.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. “Which of you, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him! —Matthew 7:7-11
The “summer slide” may sound like a fun outdoor activity, but it’s actually something parents should prevent their child(ren) from experiencing. In this article, you’ll discover resources and books that will keep your child(ren)’s mind sharp while school is out. These books have been handpicked by our faculty and staff members just for you — welcome to CCA’s 2020 Summer Book Club!
As our nation wrestles with tough issues and conversations, how is the Lord calling you to unify what has been divided? CCA’s Director of Discipleship, Steve Mayo, shares a message of encouragement that challenges us to examine our change efforts through the truthful lens of God’s Word.
CCA high school English teachers Mrs. Shawnteria Mack and Ms. Megan Spring share how educators can practically and biblically ensure that all students’ personal narratives are represented in the classroom. Learn how such instructional intentionality plays an important role in a child’s development.
CCA’s Middle School Principal and Director of Finance, Joe Wilson, has six tips designed to give you financial relief not just during this challenging season but if you ever find yourself in a financial bind in the future.
Being named a Finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program is no easy feat. Yet, it’s one that three CCA seniors were able to achieve, earning them a spot in the top 1% of graduating seniors in the nation and qualifying them for full-ride scholarships to select universities.
As we continue to persevere through this pandemic, CCA’s Early Childhood Director Jan Lashbrook shares how the behavior Christian parents model can help their children develop resilience that’s rooted in the Lord’s peace and faithfulness.
Earlier this semester, high school students in our Engineering Design & Development and Computer Science classes took a break from creating and thinking critically to hear from a Data Scientist and recent Ph.D. graduate who had once sat exactly where they were sitting. This wasn’t a typical classroom lecture for them, however.
How should we be spending the precious gift of time and the life we have been blessed with as we wait for Christ to return or call us home? We turn to Phillipians 1:9-10, which reveals four key ways we can make the most of the here and now while bringing glory to God.
As Christians, we know in our minds that we will live forever with Jesus in heaven. But in our hearts, are we truly looking forward to His return or Him calling us home at any given moment? CCA’s Content Specialist Alyssa Mendez shares 7 facts about heaven to remind us of the paradise that awaits Christians when it is our time to come home.
Whether you're looking for an activities to do with your child(ren) or ones they can do independently, CCA's Early Childhood Director Jan Lashbrook has got you covered! Check out the variety of activities she recommends for parents of little ones.
World Theatre Day and World Autism Awareness Day are only days apart from each other, and perhaps this isn’t a coincidence. We invite you to read the journey of how God used theatre in a powerful way in the life of a CCA middle school student diagnosed with autism.
During this season of Lent leading up to Easter Sunday and as we navigate through this period of social distancing, consider leading your family through a spiritual fast with the practical tips noted in this article, which was originally published by Lifeway. Let’s not only teach our kids how to fast, but also help them understand why this is something we do as followers of Jesus Christ.
Extra downtime can serve as a way to connect in newfound ways and gain a fresh perspective as a family. CCA Math Teacher Laura Beth Hendry shares five ways parents can spur their child(ren)’s mind toward creativity, curiosity, and reverent wonder toward the things God has perfectly created and orchestrated.