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A 40-Day Lenten Fast of All Forms of Entertainment

“You have been believers so long now that you ought to be teaching others. Instead, you need someone to teach you again the basic things about God’s word.  You are like babies who need milk and cannot eat solid food. For someone who lives on milk is still an infant and doesn’t know how to do […]

Why Teachers Make the Difference

The Rock School Teacher

What’s the difference when your child’s school teacher is mission and ministry-minded? Here’s what parents say about their Christian school teachers: “When our two oldest children went to college, they were clearly more prepared academically than their peers. Even more importantly, their hearts and minds were anchored in Biblical truth and Christian liberty. They love […]

Why The Rock School Will Never Be a Safe Space

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I was first introduced to the term “safe space” during the protests on the campus of the University of Missouri last fall. The campus erupted into protest when some racist comments were directed at minority students. Apparently, the college president was expected to do more to provide a safe space for students and failed. He […]

Jim McKenzie: Leaders, Not Lemmings

There is a great commercial out by FedEx that I think is absolutely hilarious. A company leader is giving a seminar to his employees. Here’s the script (or search for it on Youtube). Trainer (holding a lemming in his hands): “Does everyone know what this is?” Team Members (uncertain): “No.” Trainer: “Well, it’s a lemming. From now on, we’re not […]

Jim McKenzie: Teaching Children to Value Wisdom

Then God said to Solomon: “Because this was in your heart, and you have not asked riches or wealth or honor or the life of your enemies, nor have you asked long life – but have asked wisdom and knowledge for yourself, that you may judge My people over whom I have made you king – […]