Deposits of Kindness

I enjoy bringing all the faculty and staff of ECA together once a month for an “All Hands” Meeting (I can’t help but use some Navy lingo). While together, I teach on some topic, then allow time for splitting into small groups to...

Education by the Word

On a recent visit to our Kindergarten, I was impressed with a roomful of happy and well-ordered students. I especially enjoyed a recitation of their many Bible verses. Their list of memory verses for the year includes 26 “alphabet” verses and about 30 more verses or...

Back in the Game

The recent campus closures due to the rash of illnesses was a very difficult, albeit necessary, measure. It was hard on our students for its impact on interactions and activities, on our parents for the changing of schedules, on our teachers for adjusting all their...

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...

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Deposits of Kindness

Deposits of Kindness

I enjoy bringing all the faculty and staff of ECA together once a month for an “All Hands” Meeting (I can’t help but use some Navy lingo). While together, I teach on some topic, then allow time for splitting into small groups to...

Education by the Word

Education by the Word

On a recent visit to our Kindergarten, I was impressed with a roomful of happy and well-ordered students. I especially enjoyed a recitation of their many Bible verses. Their list of memory verses for the year includes 26 “alphabet” verses and about 30 more verses or...

Back in the Game

Back in the Game

The recent campus closures due to the rash of illnesses was a very difficult, albeit necessary, measure. It was hard on our students for its impact on interactions and activities, on our parents for the changing of schedules, on our teachers for adjusting all their...

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,...

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...