Looking Back, Moving Forward Say not, “Why were the former days better than these?” For it is not from wisdom that you ask this.” ~Ecclesiastes 7:10 Valentine’s Day AHG Father-Daughter Dance Fifth Grade Class Trip to the St. Louis Symphony Twin Oaks Soccer Invitational Second Grade Field Trip to the St. Louis Zoo Preschool Fun… Continue reading Looking Back, Moving Forward: Spring 2017 Picture Page
When Mrs. Kristen Levin found out she was pregnant in late September, she was unconvinced that God had her well being at heart. While she knew God was watching over her, she did not fully trust Him. “Last year, I miscarried a baby girl at 14.5 weeks,” said Levin. “Her heart had not developed correctly,… Continue reading The Levin family welcomes new baby girl into God’s Covenant family
Sin, Truth, and Promises “You have fixed all the boundaries of the earth; you have made summer and winter.” – Psalm 74:17 As we depart for summer break, I want to remind us all of several things that will help us all summer long. First, the realities of sin. Spend some time this summer repenting… Continue reading First Things First: Sin, truth and promises
Nowhere else in scripture is the purpose of civil government better articulated than in Romans 13, where the apostle Paul explains why government exists and how we as Christians are to respond to the governing authorities. In Exodus 18, God’s people are reminded to elect “able men who fear God, men of truth, those who… Continue reading TOCS eighth graders learn about civil government through annual class trip to Washington, D.C.
A Mother’s Song And in due time Hannah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Samuel, for she said, “I have asked for him from the LORD.” – I Samuel 1:20  And Hannah prayed and said, “My heart exults in the LORD; my horn is exalted in the LORD. My mouth… Continue reading First Things First: A Mother’s Song
“And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.” Hebrews 10:24-25 Gifts, sweet treats, notes of encouragement, chair massages and car washes. That… Continue reading TOCS parents shower school faculty and staff with love and encouragement
― Charles Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, April 29 Evening “The Lord takes pleasure in his people.” – Psalm 149:4 How comprehensive is the love of Jesus! There is no part of his people’s interests which he does not consider, and there is nothing which concerns their welfare which is not important to him. Not merely… Continue reading First Things First: God cares for even the smallest of concerns