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On Asking God Why

We ask the question many times in our lives. Why? Why did this happen? Why is God allowing this to take place? To be honest, we don’t always know the answer to that question, but we can know what God is doing — what He always does. He is at work in our lives drawing […]

Alexander Named to All Region Team

Last month junior Noah Alexander was named to the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association All State team. That honor was superceded this week by the announcement that the he was also named to the Soccer Coaches All Region team for the Great Lakes region. Following Jake Erlandson, (’17), he is only the second DC player […]

Generation Z, Servanthood, and the Dayton Christian Mission

Generation Z, also known as the iGeneration or Linksters, are defined as being born after 1996. These students in our schools today do not know a time without the internet or social media. Seventy-seven percent of them have their own smartphone and, on average, they will spend three hours a day on a computer for […]

This Is Why DC

As parents, many of us sacrifice to send our kids to Dayton Christian School.  We sacrifice financially. We sacrifice our time to drive them to school and sporting events. We may give up nice vacations and other luxuries to make sure that a DC education remains a top priority in our family.  We willingly choose […]

Finding a Life’s Calling

“The fundamental element I want us to pass on to every student is to help them discern their life’s calling.” This quote really struck me in an interview I had with Dr. Gredy, DCS Head of School, when he first stepped into the role in July.  Yes, we are Dayton Christian and our focus is […]

The Joy Now

Today I watched the fourth graders visit the Pride Store for the first time. I saw the wonder in their eyes as they walked in the small room, decorated just for them, and I caught their first glimpses of joy as they explored the treasures they could “buy” with their Pride Passes.  I watched them […]

The 17,000 Hour Decision: Why Christian Education Matters

Any education, whether Christian or public, is an investment in time. The precious hours in our children’s lives are limited, so we must make wise decisions about where that time is spent and with whom it is spent. For me, the decision has always been an easy one: I want my children to be surrounded […]

Honor To Whom Honor Is Due

“Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.” – Romans !2:10 There was a sweet spirit in the air on Saturday, March 18, as employees of Dayton Christian School gathered for an Appreciation Banquet to honor employees who are retiring or who have reached milestones in their service at DCS. The […]

Choose Your Words Carefully

A friend of mine gave me some sound advice today. I needed to take my eyes off myself and put them on our Lord. As I did that, I started to see those around me in different light. This friend was applying 2 Corinthians 5:20. “Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal […]

Managing the Media Monster in Your Home

DCHS Director of Guidance Katie Reynolds recently hosted a parent meeting “Managing the Media Monster.” If you missed that event or her appearance on Fox45 TV news discussing the topic, you’ll want to review some of the points she covered in this blog. Did you know… The average time spent with screen media among 8- […]

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