Icing on the Cake!
My mom’s mocha cake was special, not just because it was sooo delicious, but also because she only made it on very special occasions, such as my dad’s birthday. When that cake was brought to the table and the candles [...]
Recently our teachers have been thinking about their deep hopes for the students that attend Edmonton Christian Schools. Many of these hopes, in one way or another, speak about our students being people who love God and love their neighbours. [...]
“One candle can light a thousand and is in no way diminished--but actually resurrects in a thousand ways.” Ann Voskamp, The Broken Way, Zondervan Press, 2016 One candle. That’s what would have been on the cake at Willem Kees Huig [...]
Chew On This
What I can do, I will do. A will-do attitude is a way of living God’s story in a broken world. Because we believe it is still a God-with-us world, Edmonton Christian Schools instils a will-do attitude in students. But, [...]
Gifts in a Garden
More than one televison show or movie has made us chuckle at a character who often takes things literally. Someone says to that character, “Hop to it,” and we laugh (or groan) as they leave the room, hopping like a [...]
Learning That Adds Up!
Edmonton Christian Northeast School is exactly that -- it is a school. Schools are places to learn STUFF. But at Edmonton Christian, we believe that we have an amazing opportunity for the students not only to learn the STUFF of the [...]
Deep Wells of Learning
Let's face it, some things we learn stick with us for only 60 seconds. Others, we remember for 60 minutes and still others 60 days. But do we ever learn something that might stick with us for 60 years? Do [...]
Is it true that you can test whether your pasta is cooked by throwing it against the wall to see if it sticks? If it is, then it sounds just a bit like teaching (and parenting). We toss things out [...]