Entries by Adam Engela

Lighthouse Treasures – April 2018

Romans 12:2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.  Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – His good, pleasing and perfect will. Dear friends Today I want to focus on the true meaning of Easter. The true […]

Lighthouse Treasures – March 2018

Philippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit.  Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.   Dear friends Today we are going to look at one of our core values – RESPECT We live in a time when respect for others and their property is lacking. It is not uncommon for youths […]

Lighthouse Treasures – February 2018

Lighthouse Treasures Pharos 5 February 2018 Jesus said:  “I am the light of the world …. you are the light to the world!”   Dear friends As we enter 2018 we are entering a year of new beginnings.  For many of us 2017 was a difficult year with lots of challenges, setbacks and disappointments.  But […]

Why I’d Choose a Christian School Every Time?

I often get asked what families should look for when selecting a school for their child. Without mentioning specific schools, I always stress to parents to exercise a preference for a Christian school. Here are 4 reasons why I think a Christian school beats all others most of the time:   Distinctively Christian community.  School, like […]

Why Christian Education?

    Christian education is a pedagogical paradigm different from any other form of education.   All education claims to dispense knowledge; however not all education professes to deal in both wisdom and understanding. The real difference between Christian education and ordinary schools is primarily going to be the character development of the child. Christian […]

The Value of Christian Education

A Christ-centered education makes connections that no other type of education has the foundation to make. These connections are the key, not only for student success, but for real success in life!   What is Christian Education and why is it important? From much study and experience it seems that the real difference is the […]

Bullying – How Adults Can Help Stop Bullying

As with many issues related to growing up, openly talking about bullying before it happens is most helpful for children. Teach your child how to recognize and react to bullying, regardless of who is the victim. Also, talk about and model empathy, which is being sensitive to and understanding how other people feel. This can […]


Bullying Definition Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems. In order to be considered bullying, the behavior must […]