This Week in GS Chapel – 1/30/20

1/30/20 – In anticipation of the International Festival on Friday evening – which was a marvelous celebration! – we continued learning the song, “There’s No One Like Jesus,” in GS chapel. This week, the students reviewed the song in English, and then learned to sing the lyrics in Spanish and Shona….

This Week in USLR Chapel – 1/29/20

1/29/20 – This week was international week at CCA; what better time to celebrate God’s gift of salvation to his world? During Rhetoric School Chapel, the worship team helped us feel the international reaches of God’s message through songs of praise in different languages. From songs sung in Chinese,…

This Week in GS Chapel – 1/16/20

01/16/20 – One of the most important things we can know about God is that God is unique. There is no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth that is like Him. Listen to how God’s Word says it again and again:   Who is like you, O Lord, among the gods? Who is like you – majestic in holiness…

This Week in GS Chapel – 1/9/2020

01/09/20 – The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. – Proverbs 9:10   This year in chapel at CCA, we have been focusing on the theme of wisdom. Wisdom includes thinking, saying, and doing the right thing at the right time. As the proverb above…

This Week in GS Chapel – 12/19/19

12/19/19 – During the final chapel before Christmas break, our 3rd grade students performed the Christmas story this week in chapel. It was a lovely reminder of the greatest story ever told, the story of God coming to earth to make himself known and to save his people from sin and death.    As…

This Week in GS Chapel – 12/12/19

12/12/19 – During this Advent season, I have noticed a lot of ladders. People climb ladders to put up decorations, to string lights on trees, to clean out gutters, or to clear snow off rooftops. This week at CCA, Mr. Best climbed a 20-foot ladder to work on parts of the ceiling in the gym.   La…

This Week in GS Chapel – 12/5/19

12/5/19 – My family has several traditions that we keep as Christmas approaches:   We decorate a balsam fir tree (and we therefore stop playing soccer in our living room). We hang stockings. We listen to special music and watch special movies. We light special candles. We read special parts of…

The Week in GS Chapel – 11/26/19

11/26/19 – God’s Word instructs us to “give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” Here are three quick ways to remind ourselves to follow this command from God.   Think of a rose – its beauty, color, smell, and the joy that comes from giving and receiving…

This Week in GS Chapel – 11/21/19

11/21/19 – This week in chapel, two of our grammar school classes presented on the theme of giving thanks. Here are a few takeaways from their presentations:   Our Kindergarten class sang an important truth: “a thankful heart is a happy heart.” Joy does not result from having everything we want…

This Week in GS Chapel – 11/14/19

11/14/19 – If I plant an apple seed in the ground, will the plant that grows from the apple seed produce strawberries? No! Or if I plant an orange seed in the ground, will the plant that grows from the orange seed produce tomatoes? Of course not! Apple seeds grow into apple trees, and orange seeds g…

This Week in GS Chapel – 11/7/19

11/7/19 – Would you rather be covered in fur or covered in feathers? Would you rather be able to change your height or your hair color?   These are silly choices, but they illustrate a simple truth: sometimes, the choices we face in life are choices that do not have a “right” answer for every person…

This Week in GS Chapel – 10/31/19

10/31/19 – In the first chapter of Genesis, we are taught that humans were created “in the image of God.” One way to understand this phrase is that humans have been made to reflect God’s light into a world that is shrouded in darkness. We are like the moon that reflects the light of the sun.   …



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