Blog

The blog posts below were written by Board Members and staff as well as occasional member posts.  You will find a mix of homeschooling-related posts that are practical, inspirational, or vision oriented.  

May 31, 2024
Farewell, Heritage Christian School

Farewell, Heritage Christian School: A Heart Full of Gratitude As many of you know, this semester marks the end of an era for our family at Heritage Christian School. With our eldest child graduating and a potential move on the horizon, it's time for me to step down from my role as Chairman of the […]

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May 3, 2024
Teacher of the Year

The results are in… The Heritage Christian School Teacher of the Year is YOU!  Thank you to all the parents who have dedicated their time and efforts to all of our students this year.  All of the time spent at home working on and creating curriculum, teaching lessons, and exercising patience as your student retains […]

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April 1, 2024
What We Leave Behind

What we leave behind, our legacy, it’s not something we always think about but it really should be.  If you had to give your child one last piece of advice what would it be? King David right before he died said this to his son Solomon: “‘I am about to go the way of all the […]

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February 29, 2024
Is God Big Enough for You?

I was recently on a trip to New York City and I was blown away by the skyline.  Being from San Diego, I was taken back by all the buildings that are as high as 1,776 feet tall.  For point of reference, the highest building in San Diego is only 500 feet tall. Additionally, the […]

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February 5, 2024
Better Before Bigger - an Invitation to Prayer and a Call to Action

The buzz in the Del Cerro Baptist Church fellowship hall from Tuesday, January 16 still resonates deeply within me. As we unveiled Heritage Christian School's ambitious 5-year plan, "Better Before Bigger," at the annual State of the School meeting, I witnessed a wave of excitement and unity that I have not seen in a long […]

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December 1, 2023
Hope: A Guiding Light in the Christmas Season

Amid the festive hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, hope emerges as a timeless and transformative theme, resonating through the ages. It is more than a seasonal sentiment; it's a profound reflection of the enduring message that Christmas embodies. The Christmas story, as told in the Gospels, unfolds with a promise that kindles hope. […]

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November 3, 2023
A Life Changing Attitude

The holidays are upon us!  Thanksgiving and Christmas are some of my favorite holidays but if you are like me, they can also be a source of great stress and anxiety.  In the current economic conditions, the extra costs for the season can lead to some un-festively hard times. Paul was a man who was […]

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October 2, 2023
Three Common Deterrents To Student Learning

Homeschooling offers many advantages, such as personalized instruction and flexibility in curriculum, but it also presents its fair share of challenges. I feel it is safe to assume that we have all experienced a challenge or two, or 50, with homeschooling our kids.  I am a public-school teacher and I thought I would take an […]

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September 4, 2023
Give Thanks In All Circumstances

The flight delays. The sick child. The front-row parking spot at the grocery store when you’re in a hurry. The catered lunch at the office when you didn’t have time to make lunch. The message at church that spoke directly to your need. The person who called and invited you to lunch. The unexpected extra 10 […]

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June 4, 2023
Embracing Rest

How do you currently prioritize rest in your homeschooling routine? If you are able to squeeze rest into your routine, what challenges do you face when it comes to finding a balance between work and rest? I know it is a significant challenge for my family. Between work, academics, extra-curricular activities, serving at church, and […]

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