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Joy Hale

Joy has a passion for Jesus, family ministry and coffee! She is the Director of Community Care at Covenant Christian Academy in Colleyville, TX. She is wife to Charlie and mother to Bailee, Ellie, Charles, and Gabe. She holds a Bachelor of Business from University of North Texas and a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Dallas Baptist University.

Recent Posts

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

Reasons to Get Excited for the New School Year

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Back-to-School time!

The transition from summer to school is one of my favorite times of the year. Every last moment of the summer gets a little bit sweeter. I treasure every splash in the pool and every...

Nine Must Have Books to Help Children Cope

Tears. Panic. Difficulty breathing. Refusal to participate.

Childhood anxiety can be hard to understand and even more difficult to comfort.

Why Christian Classical Students Thrived During COVID

Christian classical students were prepared to thrive during COVID.

What All Boy Moms Need to Know

“Love is important, but it is respect that is the key to your son’s heart.” Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

Nurturing a Servant's Heart in Your Teenager

Most teenagers have not honed the ability to see beyond themselves. Katelyn, a rising 9th-grade student at CCA, hopes to challenge that idea by earning her Silver Girl Scout Award through service to her community. 

How to Fuel Your Child’s Passion – A Story of a 2nd Grade Author

Creative, innovative, studious, funny, and bright are all words I would use to describe Trent, a 2nd-grade student at CCA. 

CCA Graduates are Ready to Thrive in College

It might surprise you to learn the top job skills Google looks for in job candidates.  The most sought-after job skills have nothing to do with technology. 

Things High School Teachers Wish Parents Knew

Sometimes parents feel teachers only communicate to them when their child is in trouble.  Sometimes teachers feel like parents don't respect the decisions they are making in the classroom.  Sometimes there is tension between parents and teachers...