A Whole-Person Education

A Whole-Person Education

Our goal at CLA is to provide each student with a whole-person education. But what do we mean by this? We do not have much material on the childhood of Jesus, but what we do have—in my judgement—is very instructive. Luke 2:41-52 records Jesus in the temple as a boy....
Training Students

Training Students

Former Super Bowl Champion coach, Tony Dungy, is widely respected as a leader with a strong moral compass. Dungy is quick to say that much of training about life and leadership, he learned from his parents. And he also quick to illustrate this with a story about this...
Excellence-Driven

Excellence-Driven

I saw it first in church history class. Dr. Jason Lee embodied something fresh and exciting. He was a man who felt called to his work, and this sense of calling showed in how he performed his work. Both he and his class profoundly impacted me during my first semester...
Seeing Clearly

Seeing Clearly

If Jesus is indeed Lord, then everything falls under his Lordship. This radically changes the goal and the motivation for education. If Jesus is Lord, then math is not just the teaching of how numbers work. Instead, it is the investigation of how Christ holds the...
The Heart of a Lion is the Heart of a Champion

The Heart of a Lion is the Heart of a Champion

Last night I watched the CLA Lions High School basketball season come to an end. It was a moment filled with conflicting emotions. There is something to the well-worn phrase “the agony of defeat.” No one likes to lose especially, in a tournament. Additionally, there...