Category: Story Telling

Founders Defeats Beren Academy, Advances in Playoffs

The hope of a state championship is alive and well for the Founders Christian Falcons after out-running Robert M. Beren Academy 66-52 in the first round of TAPPS 1A Playoff action.  The Falcons advance to the round of 16 to play Bulverde Living Rock next Tuesday (2/19) at 6:00 PM at
Brooks Collegiate Academy (4802 Vance Jackson Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230). 

Thursday’s night game proved to be a back and forth b...  Read More

What One Old Dead Guy Taught Me – Part 2

The last blog entry dealt with Law One of John Milton Gregory’s Seven Laws of Teaching. The first law principally concerned the teacher: The teacher must know that which he would teach. The second law shifts the focus from teacher to student, or “learner” as Gregory refers to him: The learner must attend with interest to the material to be learned. Three Levels of Attention Gregory begins by describing three different levels of “attent...  Read More

Who We Are: Biblical Worldview – Part 1

A Biblical Worldview
In today’s culture the term “Christian” is thrown about quite loosely—so loosely, in fact, that it would be difficult to settle on a definition of the word that would satisfy the majority of people interested in the matter. Even Bertrand Russell, a famed opponent of Christianity, recognized this difficulty:
The word does not have quite such a full-blooded meaning now as it had in the times of St. Augustine and St. Thoma...  Read More

What One Old Dead Guy Taught Me – Part 1

Each summer, we, the faculty of Founders Christian School, take time to read some good books that would be beneficial to our calling as Christian educators. This summer, one of those books was a very short read: The Seven Laws of Teaching by John Milton Gregory. Written a hundred years before I was born (1884… you do the math), this little work is a colossus.Simple, yet profound… precisely the opposite of what education has largely become in our country toda...  Read More