Education, coupled with nutritious food, is a key ingredient in proper human development, which makes possible a wide array of benefits for the individual and society. Christians see each person as intrinsically valuable. As a result, we promote education to enhance the development of a person’s God-given abilities and purposes. It is part of the human flourishing God desires.

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Therefore: Baptists and Public Education

At no time since its fragile beginnings has public education more desperately needed clear understanding and strong support than right now. The challenges which schools face are worth our best efforts because the stakes are so high. Let it be said of this generation of citizens that we recognized the challenges and we rose up to meet them. Click here to read more.

Five Ways to Bless Your Child’s Teacher

By Kathleen Hardage

“Back To School.” What do those words mean to you? Certainly they bring memories and emotions, and those are very different for students, former students, parents, and teachers. As a Christian and even as a church, how can we build positive emotions and fond memories for the teachers in our lives?

(In this article, the pronoun “she” will be used to refer to teachers, simply because the majority are female. But please know that this writer values the male teachers out there as well)

1. Pray for a teacher. This is an easy... [continue]