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How To Really Help Your Kids Grow in Character

Tom Landry, the former legendary coach of the Dallas Cowboys, struggled to find success during the team's first six winless years in the NFL. Coach Landry was known for engineering innovative formations. Yet, a little-known story about Landry...

Why You Can Hold Both Grief and Joy in Your Heart This Christmas

Anticipation is a funny thing—one that takes multiple forms: the feeling of riding up a rollercoaster and nearing the top, the moment before you get feedback on a project, or the night before summer hits. Last winter, I felt a different sort of...

How To Thank a Wonderful Teacher?

Before I taught at CCA, I was Assistant Director of the Medical Records Department at Methodist Central Hospital in Dallas. I attended management classes taught by a retired high school principal, and after one of these classes, he asked me when...

The Uncommon Action of a CCA Student

A Math Teacher with a Kingdom Purpose

Not long ago, the CCA leadership team asked teachers, “Why do you want to teach?”. I was busy teaching (and still am). Therefore, I did not respond. Perhaps, like Martin Luther would say, “I don’t have time to write a short letter.” Now, with my...

Overcoming Negative Body Image

 

 “You will probably make the team. You are pretty good for a fat girl.”

Helping Teens Remember Their Identity in Christ

What do you consider the greatest challenge among parents and their teenagers/young adults today? Patti Pilkington Reed, author, Conversational Intelligence®️ coach, and business leader affirms it is our inability to get face-to-face with our...

The Secret Weapon in the Battle for Your Child's Heart

I was teaching 7th-grade math at Covenant Christian Academy. One of my sweet students was struggling with anxiety. How did I know? This amazing school is a small, tight community. I moved up with this group of students after teaching them the...

7 Reasons Your Child Should Read the Bible

Nine out of ten households own a Bible. However, very few families actually dust off their Bible for regular reading. If the adults in the home are not reading the Bible, it is safe to assume the children are not either. This is unfortunate since...

There is No Such Thing as Neutral Education

“Going to school feels like watching a rated R movie every day.”  quote from a Christian, public, junior-high student