Inside the Christian School is a series of reflections on aspects of Christian school education. Head of School Tim Wiens and members of the Delaware County Christian School (DC) community contribute posts to the blog. Readers are encouraged to post feedback. While the content of the writing often uses DC as the example and reflects the views and opinions of the writer, the hope is to convey the value of Christian Education.

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The Importance of Christian Education, Part One: Teaching Truth

By Timothy P. Wiens, Head of School

Today, I want to very briefly talk to you about why I believe Christian education is so important. In my own family’s life, it is imperative. For our son, my wife and I believe that Christian education helps us as parents to provide the foundation he will …

Posted by DC-Connect on Monday November 21, 2016
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School Technology for Student Flourishing

By Timothy P. Wiens, Head of School

Apple IISchooling has changed dramatically since I was a child. I distinctly remember my assignment notebook, a trapper keeper, and a bunch of textbooks. The first computer I ever used was my junior year of high school – an Apple II.

There were no Chromebooks, no …

Posted by DC-Connect on Monday May 9, 2016 at 03:06PM
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Passing the Artistic Baton

By Andrew Smalley, Arts Department Chair

“Art is a lie that makes us realize truth”- Pablo Picasso

Surely lying is not tolerated in any educational institution. So how can Picasso’s statement hold true, particularly in a school like DC, with moral and Biblical precepts and the …

Posted by DC-Connect on Friday April 8, 2016 at 08:28AM
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Integration: A Brief Primer on Faith and Learning

By  Ron Hoch, Director of Student Life

Unless you are new to the scene, chances are you’ve heard the term “integration” batted about in conversations about the relationship between faith and learning in Christian education. Christian discussions on the relationship between …

Posted by DC-Connect on Wednesday March 16, 2016 at 11:31AM
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The Future of Christian Schooling

By Timothy P. Wiens, Head of School

Having spent five years as the Executive Director of the Council on Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA), a Christian school association of aspirational schools from around the United States, I had the chance to visit dozens of schools, conduct …

Posted by DC-Connect on Monday February 29, 2016 at 08:31AM
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Complexity that Leads to Understanding

By George K. McFarland, Dean of Faculty

I love lists - top ten lists, top book lists, top blog lists - which are commonplace on the internet and social media. It has a way of catching my eye and peeking my interest to read the items further and perhaps take away something significant. Even better, …

Posted by DC-Connect on Monday February 8, 2016
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Inside the Christian School Revisited

By Timothy P. Wiens, Head of School

In 1980, Dr. Roy Lowrie, Jr., the first headmaster at Delaware County Christian School, published a book of his diary entries entitled, Inside the Christian School. The book provided perspective on the daily work of a headmaster and that which was taking place at…

Posted by DC-Connect on Wednesday January 27, 2016
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