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3 common “balancing acts” when starting a Christian school

By Darren Thompson & Richard Koon In our previous two articles, we worked closely with Bo Gutzwiller from Foothill Christian School in Glendora, Calif., to discuss some of the things churches should be aware of before starting a Christian school. During our discussions, it became apparent that starting a school can be challenging — but […]

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Factors parents consider when picking a Christian school

Barna, in partnership with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), recently conducted a study on what parents look for when making decisions about Christian schools. Both parents of current ACSI students and prospective students were surveyed. The parents were first asked to choose the top five purposes of education; both prospective and current parents […]

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So, you want to start a Christian school. Now what?

By Darren Thompson & Richard Koon Across the country, churches are answering the call to start a private Christian School — but they’re unsure about how to navigate the process. Does this sound like your church? In this second installment of our three-part “Financial Management for Christian Schools” series, we’ll discuss next steps, as well […]

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Starting a Christian school: best practices

By Darren Thompson & Richard Koon with Robert “Bo” Gutzwiller You might be successfully pastoring a church and thinking the “next step” for your ministry is starting a school. CAUTION: Your skill and experience with operating a church might or might not translate into the unique challenges that schools present. Who wouldn’t be interested in […]

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE ARTICLE: What churches need to know about Christian schools

The vast majority of Christians came into a relationship with God before their 18th birthday.

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