The Successful Christian School
Grades Preschool – 12
Dimensions 5.25 x 8
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Valuable lessons are gained from
those who have gone before us. In The
Successful Christian School, A.A.
Baker shares from his years of experience in working with Dr. and Mrs. Arlin
Horton, founders of Pensacola Christian Academy and A Beka Book. As the Hortons freely shared their principles of
success with others, Baker had opportunity to talk to countless pastors and
principals across the country. The author learned “that quality Christian
schools are possible anywhere if one is willing to stand for the right, do the
work, and trust in the Lord for the increase” (11). This book gives basic
foundational principles for starting and operating a successful Christian
school ministry. It incorporates both practical, helpful ideas that have proven
successful for over 60 years and common stumbling blocks and pitfalls to avoid.
Even schools that have been operating for many years can benefit from advice
for hiring teachers and ways to increase enrollment. The book especially
discusses the foundational philosophy that those in Christian education must
consider in establishing and operating a Christian school.
This easy-to-read book is laid
out with bold headings, helpful charts, numbered lists, and appendix samples.
Each chapter begins with a “Seeds for Thought” page that quotes pertinent ideas
from a variety of authors. From finances to standards of conduct, the helpful
tips provide a goldmine of information for those with a burden for Christian