An Abundant Feast

The Sustenance of Living Ideas

Jan 21, 2020 | 

”The intellectual life, like every manner of spiritual life, has but one food whereby it lives and grows––the sustenance of living ideas”.* I could not articulate it at the time, but I had a secret life as a child. Maybe, an odd duality better names it. There was...

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Great Parts to Play

Dec 5, 2019 | 

My family had the opportunity to meet a Holocaust survivor. My children were fascinated by her harrowing stories of hiding from the Nazis. Soon after this event, they were playing a little too quietly. I followed that motherly instinct to check on them. Once upstairs,...

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Education is an Atmosphere

Nov 19, 2019 | 

Imagine a place where the natural curiosity of a child is appreciated. Imagine an atmosphere where ideas are explored and brought to life. Imagine an environment where students are called upon to think about ideas and issues and called upon to articulate those...

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We Are All Meant to be Naturalist

Oct 24, 2019 | 

“Hey, come outside - I have something amazing to show you.” How many times did I hear that growing up?! On a regular basis my father would coax us away from our mundane indoor tasks and escort us outdoors in search of backyard plants, animals or insects. His pattern...

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Children Are Born Persons

Oct 8, 2019 | 

When explaining to parents why my wife and I personally chose Arborbrook Christian Academy for our children, I always begin with the philosophy of education. A school’s philosophy of education matters significantly. At the foundation of our philosophy is Charlotte...

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