1. To teach that the Lord Jesus Christ is the Son of God who came to earth to die to redeem us from sin.
  2. To teach the necessity of being born again through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
  3. To teach that progress in Christian living depends upon fellowship with God through daily feeding upon the Word, prayer, and service.
  4. To teach that each Christian should purpose to yield himself wholeheartedly to God, a sustained sacrifice, obeying all of His will.
  5. To teach that a Christian should not, and need not, live his life under the dominion of sin.
  6. To teach that the Bible is the Word of God and is practical and important.
  7. To teach that all of life must be related to God is we are to comprehend the true meaning of life.
  8. To integrate academic subjects with the Bible.
  9. To promote the application of biblical principles to every part of daily life.
  10. To show the way a Christian should live in this present evil world.
  11. To teach the urgency of world missions.
  12. To teach the student to apply himself and to fulfill his responsibilities.
  13. To teach the student to work independently and cooperatively.
  14. To develop critical thinking.
  15. To develop creative skills.
  16. To develop effective skills for communication.
  17. To teach the knowledge and skills required for occupational competence.
  18. To teach Christian social graces.
  19. To teach our American heritage and the current problems facing our country and world.
  20. To develop an appreciation of the fine arts.
  21. To stimulate the desire for wholesome physical and mental recreation.
  22. To show the student his present civic responsibilities and to prepare him for adult citizenship with the understanding that government is ordained of God.

1 Quoted by Ronald P. Chadwick, Teaching and Learning—An Integrated Approach to Christian Education (Old Tappan, New Jersey: Fleming H. Revell 1982), pp. 94-95

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