My Kindergarten Teacher

My kindergarten teacher here at Heritage Christian School was the one that left a lasting impression on me. It was because of Mrs. Peterson that I learned the love of teaching and the love of music. Through her, I saw that a Christian teacher could show the love of...

Creativity: It’s Not Just for Art Class

“You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and thrown into a blender. Your mass is reduced so that your density is the same as usual. The blades start moving in sixty-seconds. What do you do?” (William Poundstone, p. 4) If you want a job at Google, you will need to...

Commitment to Excellence

One of my favorite aspects of the ministry here at Heritage is the commitment to excellence.  It is emphasized in the K-5 classroom all the way up through the high school classes. As teachers, we desire to teach our students that we should be committed to excellence...

Teaching Kindergarten

One of my favorite parts of teaching kindergarten is that I have witnessed the birth of many new readers.  It is so rewarding to teach a skill that ultimately affects all learning.  It has been said that “a child learns to read until age seven, and then he reads to...

What was Jesus Like As A Boy

What was Jesus like in His boyhood and early manhood? Beyond His infancy and a few days after His twelfth birthday, the New Testament doesn’t describe much about His early days. We know that He was tempted in every way that we are (Hebrews 4:15). Did He have to...