Why Christian education, by Jim Drexler

What is Christian education? Do believers need a ‘Christian’ education? *Written by Dr. Jim Drexler, dean of the Graduate School of Education at Covenant College in the United States, this article examines the rationale for a distinctly Christian understanding and approach to education. “I would advise no one to send his child where the Holy…

We need Christian Schools

We need Christian schools. I believe many Christians would agree with that assertion. And some would even mention that we already have a number of them in Nigeria. They may be expensive, they may be few, but we have some. However, I don’t mean a school run by Christian individuals or churches, or a school where it…

Living Words – Cornelius Van Til (1895-1987)

The principles by which believers live are squarely opposed to the principles by which unbelievers live. This is true in the field of education as well as in the church. Accordingly, we speak of antitheses in education. These antitheses cover the whole  educational field…Non-Christians believe that the universe has created God. They have a finite…

The Christian view of Education – a thought

What is the purpose of education? Is it merely about mastering the facts of subjects like Physics and Geography? It goes beyond that. According to the Coalition on Revival, a global network of evangelical leaders: The ultimate goal of education should be to orient human beings Biblically toward the knowledge of God, humanity, and the…