When twin sisters Emily and Amanda Gale left their public school to finish out high school at Calvary Christian Academy, they were surprised to find a community guided by a common goal—to grow in relationship with Christ.
“Walking out as a senior, you were so routine with everything and I think it comes natural to take those routines [with you]—studying the bible, or doing your devotions daily...to this day I could still talk to my small group leaders [and] they’d be there for me; they’d help me, if I needed it,” said Emily. Both 2013 graduates, the two sisters now work as charter captains and share how those routines, relationships, and values they established during their time as students have carried over into their journey as young professionals.
As we approach a Thanksgiving that will likely look different for many families compared to years prior, CCA’s Early Childhood Director Jan Lashbrook reminds us that even during life’s unforeseen challenges and trials, God promises to take care of us. And for that reason, He deserves all of our praise and gratitude.
To post or not to post? That is the question. CCA’s upperclassmen School Counselors, Dr. Cliff Mack and Joan Ramsay, discuss the role social media plays in college admissions and employment opportunities, share cautionary tales, and equip parents with practical ways they can guide their children to use social media in a positive, constructive, and Christ-like manner.
Have you ever prayed and sought the Lord but found yourself in a long stretch of waiting to hear from Him or waiting for Him to move? CCA high school English teacher and administrator Tara Fox shares what she’s learned throughout her life and is still learning about what it means to wait on the Lord — on His perfect timing and His perfect answers. Be encouraged in your seasons of waiting!
Election Day is right around the corner — a fact that can be met with joy or dread depending on who you are. As Christians, how are we responding to the growing political tensions and approaching one of the most taboo topics of our time? Calvary Christian Academy’s Content Specialist, Alyssa Mendez, had the chance to sit down with Social Studies Department Chair, Richard Blatz, to discuss some drama-free ways we can approach politics, engage civically, and represent Christ well.