-are well prepared in all academic disciplines and are skilled in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and thinking.
-are proficient in mathematics and science.
-have knowledge and an understanding of people, events, and movements in history (including church history)
and the cultures of other peoples and places.
-appreciates literature and the arts and understand how they express and shape the students’ beliefs and values.
-are committed to lifelong learning.
Open to the Challenges of Learning
-have a critical appreciation of languages and cultures of other peoples, dispelling prejudice, promoting interethnic
harmony, and encouraging biblical hospitality for the alien, or stranger.
-know how to utilize resources – including technology – to find, analyze, and evaluate information.
-have the skills to question, solve problems, and make wise decisions.
-participated in extracurricular activities that promoted teamwork, leadership, responsibility, humility and physical
and emotional fitness.
-learned the value of fair play and respect for teammates and adversaries alike.
-excelled in art or music to feed the creative soul.
-can articulate and defend their Christian worldview while having a basic understanding of opposing worldviews.
-possess apologetic skills to defend their faith.
Engaged in a Healthy Lifestyle
-treat their bodies as a temple of the Holy Spirit.
-are actively involved in a church community, serving God and others
-have an appreciation for the natural environment and practice responsible stewardship of God’s creation.
-are prepared to practice the principles of healthy, moral family living.
-are good stewards of their finances, time (including discretionary time), and all other resources.
Fair and Respectful of Others
-personally respond to carry out the Great Commission locally and around the world in a culturally sensitive
-know, understand, and apply God’s Word in daily life.
-are empowered by the Holy Spirit, pursuing a life of faith, goodness, knowledge, self-control, perseverance,
godliness, brotherly kindness, and love.
-understand that work has dignity as an expression of the nature of God.
Works for Justice in the Community
-understand the worth of every human being as created in the image of God.
-understand, value, and engage in appropriate social (community) and civic (political) activities.
-embrace and practice justice, mercy, and peacemaking in family and society.
-value intellectual inquiry and engage in the marketplace of ideas.
-respect, and relate appropriately with integrity to, the people with whom they work, play, and live.