Insights from our Head of School

April 20, 2018

Episode 24 – Greg and Audrey Foreman

In today’s episode, Erick sits down with Greg and Audrey Foreman to talk about their SVC experience.  Greg and Audrey have two students at SVC.  Greg coaches the rugby team and Audrey is part of our office staff, manning the Desk of First Impressions.  They have a great story about why they choose Christian education … Continued

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March 23, 2018

Episode 23 – 8th Grade Trip

In this episode we sit down with a  crew that just returned from our annual 8th grade trip to Washington DC, Gettysburg, and New York. It is one of the highlights of the SVC experience because it makes history come alive and creates bonds and memories that will far outlast the trip itself. Every year, … Continued

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March 2, 2018

Episode 22 – Behind the Curtain of 6th Grade Camp

On this episode we go behind the curtain of 6th grade camp. Mr. Waggoner, SVC Director of Admission, gives the final talk of the week and invites our 6th grade students to commit/re-commit their lives to Jesus. What followed was a beautiful time of prayer, worship, and reconciliation. The Holy Spirit was obviously present and moving all … Continued

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February 22, 2018

Episode 21 – The Department of Spiritual Formation

In this episode, Erick sits down with the High School Department of Spiritual Formation to discuss their experiences at SVC. Our curriculum is incredibly diverse and covers topics ranging from New Testament History to Apologetics to Service to Evangelism. Our teachers strive to create a balance between head knowledge and heart knowledge while sowing seeds … Continued

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February 15, 2018

Episode 20 – A Conversation With Our 8th Grade Students

In today’s episode, Erick has a conversation with Miss Mohr and six girls from her 8th grade Bible class.  These girls demonstrate a spiritual maturity far beyond their years. They love each other. They pray for each other. They hold each other accountable. Miss Mohr has cultivated such a rare community within the walls of … Continued

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February 1, 2018

A Conversation With SVC 6th Graders

In today’s episode Erick has a conversation with five incredible 6th grade students at SVC. They discuss everything including favorite teachers, what they want to be when they grow up, college plans, best SVC memories, and favorite Bible stories. These students have a deep faith in Christ, an intense academic motivation, and a palpable love for their school.

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January 26, 2018

The Place of Sports in School

In this episode Erick explores a little history surrounding the evolution of education based athletic programs and the role athletics play in the development of the whole person.

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January 19, 2018

Retreat Reflections

In today’s episode, Erick has conversation with two SVC seniors, Ryley Shelmadine and Stephen Muzi. Both of these students are leaders on our campus and each played an integral role in last week’s high school retreat which, as we know, is a highlight of the school year.  If you want to be inspired by teenagers, … Continued

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December 21, 2017

Episode 16 – No Room At the Inn

In today’s episode Erick reflects upon the most famous of all Christmas stories, Luke Chapter 2.  It’s the chapter our kindergarteners memorize and recite every single year, but it is so much more than a cute story. This story redefines and challenges all worldly assumptions about the nature of God and his relationship with us.

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