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Dec 5, 2018


Fall Newsletters

Posted in : Blog, Homepage, Newsletter on by : Michael Vander Veen

What’s going on in our member schools? These four newsletters from Adams Christian, PRCS/HCHS in Dyer, Faith in Randolph, and Hope MI will give you a little insight. Enjoy them over a cup of warm coffee in your easy chair ..

Nov 13, 2018


The Word and the Image: The Importance of Reading

The Word and the Image: The Importance of Reading   For this post, we return to Veith’s book Reading Between the Lines: A Christian Guide to Literature. Throughout Chapter 1, Veith emphasizes that the Word of God and reading are foundational ..

Nov 1, 2018


Making of the Video “Why Teach?”

From time to time, the TED Committee has considered putting together professional videos to help explain who the Federation is, why teaching is great profession, and information for prospective teachers about the interview  and hiring process. Rubber finally hit the ..

Jun 7, 2018


Reading Between the Lines: A Christian Guide to Literature

Posted in : Blog, Book Reviews, Education, Homepage on by : Michael Vander Veen

As Faith Christian School began its first year of high school with 9th graders, one course I was asked to teach was English. One of the first things I did was reach out to some of my high school English ..

Apr 10, 2018


March 2018 Hope Highlights

Posted in : Blog, Education, Homepage, Newsletter on by : Michael Vander Veen

We’ve added the spring issue of the Hope Highlights to the Newsletter page. You can follow the link to it here. Some of the highlights to note: Mr. Ron Koole pens an interesting article about Hope’s and his experience with ..

Feb 10, 2018



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  • When our lives are spared, in what we call a miraculous way; when a loved one recovers remarkably after serious surgery; when things go exceptionally well for our flesh; the words of our mouths often are, “0 God, how good ..

    Feb 2, 2018


    Police Restraint and Attack Dogs

    Have you ever felt like you’ve been snowed under? I had a moment like that this summer. For years I have used the famous Civil Rights movement photograph taken by Bill Hudson and used it as a teaching point. This ..

    Sep 13, 2017


    Support for Our Schools

    “Physical support for our schools requires more than money; it also demands personal involvement and a great deal of time. Men and women who have a love for their school will spend countless hours working on the school’s behalf. Much of this ..

    Sep 6, 2017


    Why Christian Education?

    Posted in : Blog, Homepage on by : Michael Vander Veen

    “Thankful for our Christian schools”. As parents post pictures of their children heading off for the first day of school on various social media sites, they often add this previous phrase. Parent do this because they understand the value of ..

    Aug 15, 2017


    True in 1999…Still Pertinent Today

    Posted in : Blog, Education, Homepage on by : Michael Vander Veen

    As we approach the beginning of another school year in a few weeks, some timely reminders and encouragement would serve parents, teachers, and students well. Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll post some articles about going back to school ..