The mission of Statesville Christian School is to train students, in partnership with families, to think, live, love and lead as Christians through programs of academic excellence based upon a Biblical worldview. With a focus on equipping each student and challenging them to step up in leadership for this generation, Statesville Christian has added “Preparing tomorrow’s leaders today” as a tagline and summation of the vision.
As stewards of God’s ministry, we, the Board of Statesville Christian School, acknowledging the sovereignty of God, recognizing the responsibility that students bear, and being aware that apart from God we can do nothing, hold forth that our graduates are well prepared Biblically, are well prepared to live and espouse the Biblical Worldview as they engage the world for Christ, and are well prepared academically and socially.
Our Students Are:
Well prepared Biblically to be equipped to:
- Commit to a personal relationship to God through acceptance of His Son Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior.
- Understand the worth of every human being as created in the image of God.
Articulate and defend their faith and Biblical Worldview while understanding opposing worldviews.
- Know, understand, and apply God’s Word in their daily lives.
- Be confronted with and respond to competent Bible teachers and Biblical integration in each taught discipline.
- Be challenged to be a Christian role model to those they live, work, and worship with and to those they serve.
- Treat their bodies as the Temple of the Holy Spirit.
- Honor God in every dimension of their lives.
Well prepared to live and espouse the Biblical Worldview through comprehensive instruction to be equipped to:
- Possess apologetic skills with the purpose to defend and promote their faith.
- Be empowered by the Holy Spirit to pursue and be a witness in the world by a life of faith, goodness, knowledge, self-control, perseverance, Godliness, brotherly kindness, and love as stated in II Peter 1:5-8, as we serve our earthly leaders and pursue our God given missions.
- Understand, value, and engage in appropriate social and civic activities from a Biblical Worldview.
- Value being actively involved in a church community while serving God, others, and society at large.
- Embrace and practice justice, mercy, and peacemaking in family, community and all of society.
- Value intellectual inquiry and engage in the marketplace of open and honest ideas.
- Live out the lessons learned about competition, one’s worth in Christ, leadership, servanthood, sportsmanship, teamwork, an appreciation of people and God’s entire creation as His handiwork, through participation in club activities, fine arts, athletics and service opportunities.
Well prepared academically through comprehensive instruction to be equipped to:
- Excel in language studies, reading, writing, communications, listening, humanities, and critical thinking.
- Excel in mathematics and the sciences.
- Excel in their understanding and knowledge of history, peoples, events and cultures in the context of God’s sovereignty.
- Appreciate literature and the arts, both classical and Christian, as well as understand how these express and shape beliefs and values.
- Possess a Godly understanding of languages and cultures of other peoples.
- Possess a Godly joy in learning.
- Possess skills to ask questions, solve problems, and make Godly decisions.
Well prepared socially to be equipped to engage in the world while demonstrating the ability to:
- Respect and relate appropriately with integrity to those with whom they work, play, and live.
- Acquire an appreciation of the natural environment and practice responsible stewardship of God’s creation.
- Apply the principles of healthy, moral family living and promoting God’s design in society for marriage and the family dynamic.
- Be good stewards of finances, time, including discretionary time, and other God-given resources.
- Understand that work has dignity and is an expression of the nature of God.
Value, promote, and support, tangibly and intangibly, Christian education as a social calling in God’s providence. (Proverbs 22:6)