A Winning Team

It is nice to be on a winning team. As I type, I’m looking forward to our ECA volleyball match this Friday when I’ll have both of my daughters playing. And, we’ll be cheering for another win to add to their record. When I retired from the Navy in 2013, I entered a...

What’s Your Story?

I love stories. I especially love stories with complexity and texture, the kind that can only come from a good book. For it is the rich detail of a story that makes it more nuanced, more fascinating, more real. And as a parent and educator, I love how stories...

Seize Each Moment for Biblical Integration – Especially at Christmas

Helen and I are celebrating Christmas this year in a new and unusual way. Our children are grown and married, and we are enjoying special times with our three grandchildren when we are not quarantining. That is right, COVID-19 has thrown another wrinkle in our...

Ancient Scripture Still Informs Generations in the Strangest of Times: Even Today!

Dr. Jim Johnson, ECA Superintendent This Eagle’s View article is being written at a very rare time in American history; I write this on the morning two days after the 2020 U. S. presidential election day.  At this moment, the presidency is still undecided, as six...

A Call for Stories About Former ECA Students!

Dr. Jim Johnson, ECA Superintendent Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it.  Proverbs 22:6 ECA’s 50th Anniversary Year Evangelical Christian Academy was established in 1971 by Evangelical Presbyterian Church,...

2020 Valedictory Address

Victoria Blackman, Class of 2020 Fellow students, parents, teachers, and administrators: thank you for celebrating the graduation of the class of 2020 with us.  This has been a remarkable and crazy time with a pandemic that turned everyone’s world upside down....

Planning for the Future

13 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— 14 yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring.  What is your life?  For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then...

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A Winning Team

A Winning Team

It is nice to be on a winning team. As I type, I’m looking forward to our ECA volleyball match this Friday when I’ll have both of my daughters playing. And, we’ll be cheering for another win to add to their record. When I retired from the Navy in 2013, I entered a...

What’s Your Story?

What’s Your Story?

I love stories. I especially love stories with complexity and texture, the kind that can only come from a good book. For it is the rich detail of a story that makes it more nuanced, more fascinating, more real. And as a parent and educator, I love how stories...

A Call for Stories About Former ECA Students!

A Call for Stories About Former ECA Students!

Dr. Jim Johnson, ECA Superintendent Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it.  Proverbs 22:6 ECA’s 50th Anniversary Year Evangelical Christian Academy was established in 1971 by Evangelical Presbyterian Church,...

2020 Valedictory Address

2020 Valedictory Address

Victoria Blackman, Class of 2020 Fellow students, parents, teachers, and administrators: thank you for celebrating the graduation of the class of 2020 with us.  This has been a remarkable and crazy time with a pandemic that turned everyone’s world upside down....

Planning for the Future

Planning for the Future

13 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— 14 yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring.  What is your life?  For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then...

What’s Next?

What’s Next?

Thankful for the Endurance of Teachers, Parents, and Students! What’s Next? SCRIPTURE NEVER PROMISES AN ABSENCE OF TRIALS: “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let...

Being an Eagle

Being an Eagle

I am an ECA eagle, through and through. Evangelical Christian Academy has been a part of virtually every period of my life; I attended ECA, from preschool through the middle of my junior year, when we moved to California due to a job change for my dad. However, even...

Homeschooling

Homeschooling

I’m telling you right now: The education occurring at my house this quarter is not homeschooling. It’s also not classroom teaching. It’s not even a hybrid. This is an entirely new phenomenon (What isn’t these days?) that I’ve decided to call…  home-ECAing! This...