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October 20, 2017

Episode 9 – A Culture of Generosity Part 3

This is the 3rd episode in our series on generosity. On today’s episode, Erick interviews Matt Schambari.  Matt is currently the President of Hayden Catholic School in Topeka, Kansas.  He has led successful fundraising and giving campaigns at several schools, raising over 1 million dollars, year after year. He has an amazing heart for Christian … Continued

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October 13, 2017

Episode 8 – A Culture of Generosity Part 2

This is the second episode in our series on fundraising, giving, and generosity.  Today we discuss some thoughts from Dr. Alan Pue’s book Rethinking Sustainability.  We also dive into some specifics of our school, our budget, our cost structure, and our fundraising needs.

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October 5, 2017

Episode 7 – A Culture of Generosity: Part1

Jesus called us to live a countercultural life.  But this is especially difficult when it comes to our finances.  In this episode Erick discusses the concept of generosity and some of the reasons and pressures that prohibit us from giving freely.

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September 29, 2017

Episode 6 – Retreat Reflections

In this episode, Erick sits down with Grant Waggoner, Director of Admission and SVC Retreat Coordinator, to discuss last week’s retreats.  Grant and Erick share stories and discuss how retreat is central to the mission of education and discipleship at SVC.  Remember, you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes by clicking here!

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September 22, 2017

Education in the Millennial Generation – Part 3

In this episode, Erick discusses three sociological and psychological challenges of education in the millennial generation — boredom, relational disconnectedness, and intellectual disengagement.  If you want more on this, check out Jonathan Morrow’s site, Think Christianly.   Click here to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

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September 15, 2017

Education in the Millennial Generation – Part 2

This is the second episode in our series on education in the millennial generation. In this episode, Erick discusses the fact that, to much of our culture, Christianity is becoming increasingly irrelevant and extreme. If you are interested in more on this topic, click here to order Good Faith by David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons. Click here to … Continued

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September 8, 2017

Education in the Millennial Generation

This is the first episode in our series focusing on some of the realities of education in the millennial generation.  Erick wrestles with some of the data in a recently-published Barna survey. Click the play bar below to listen. Click here to see the Barna survey results.

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August 31, 2017

Episode 2 – Lessons From Starbucks

In this episode Erick recaps the first two weeks of school and continues the discussion of SVC’s mission, using lessons learned from Starbucks.  

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August 23, 2017

Episode 1 – Why We Believe In Christian Education

Why do we believe in Christian Education?  In this episode, Erick — with the help of reflections from the SVC faculty and staff — discusses the two most important aspects of the mission of SVC…Education and Discipleship. CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE SVC PODCAST ON ITUNES

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