Welcome to the School of Communications. Please take a minute to visit the biblical worldview learning projects we are developing for the purpose of enhancing academic learning and spiritual growth in PK - 12th grade students.
The Lyceum Challenge This challenge is designed for 9th - 12th grade students. For the 2012-13 school year our theme is Restorative Justice. We will be integrating content material developed by International Justice Mission. We are excited to partner with Ichthus Ministries and Word Made Flesh for the coming year. Please visit the website for more information. LyceumChallenge.org
Just One Touch [in His name] We will be rolling out this online teacher tool July 1, 2012. Kingdom teachers mentor their students in the area of service, and JOT introduces unique service opportunities to teachers and homeschool parents.
Fireflies Blog Each month we review the best of children's literature based on a chosen theme. CLIP Reviews [C.L.I.P. stands for Creative Language through Literature...an Integrated Program] are posted every Friday. The goal of Fireflies is to assist parents and teachers with motivating children to read and to fall in love with reading. The FIREFLIES Blog is for parents of PK - 2nd grade children. Fireflies-soc.blogspot.com
Becoming a Kingdom Teacher This five hour training series defines what it means to be a Kingdom Teacher and creates an assessment model for faculty and administrators. It also encourages staff and faculty goal setting. Developed for Kingdom School Institute, BAKT is available for individual schools as well. For information on providing training at your school, please contact Melody Shiver at MShiver@sbacs.org
SOC deeply appreciates the following organizations who have so generously given of their time and expertise to assist in the development of these learning projects.
HOPE International (HOPE) is a Christian faith-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on alleviating physical and spiritual poverty through microenterprise development. HOPE website
The Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS) is a professional organization. SBACS exists to advance church related Christian school ministries by fortifying school leaders with information, training, professional networks and an influence artery. SBACS is a nonprofit organization of Christian schools whose member schools are sponsored by Southern Baptist churches, state conventions or share a common vision and mission. Today approximately 600 Christian schools are supported and operated by Southern Baptist churches and state conventions. SBACS website
Join us for the World Concerns Conference, hosted by ACSI NE, to discuss how to think about and act upon some of the greatest problems around the world that we face today. The conference is held in Washington, DC November each year. WCC website
The Ichthus Music Festival is the oldest, longest-running Christian music festival in the nation. It was started in 1970 as a positive and redemptive response to the 1969 Woodstock Festival.Ichthus has a great tradition of being a music and media innovator--as well as a showcase for the best in Christian music. But it's always been about more than the music. It's always been about Jesus and bringing students face to face with His love, forgiveness, hope, and purpose.ICHTHUS website
Not just another Christian school conference, Building a Kingdom School Institute (KSi) features a distinct and specific focus: training Christian school leaders in how to build a Kingdom school based on the biblical philosophy of Kingdom Education. KSi is three days of interactive, engaging instruction that will equip every department of your school leadership team to build a Kingdom school based on the biblical philosophy of Kingdom Education. KSi website
The mission of Asbury University, as a Christian Liberal Arts University in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition, is to equip men and women, through a commitment to academic excellence and spiritual vitality, for a lifetime of learning, leadership and service to the professions, society, the family and the Church, thereby preparing them to engage their cultures and advance the cause of Christ around the world. ASBURY website