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The Chaos of the American Christian Home

The following article is from Terry Coomer, founder of Hope Biblical Counseling in Littlerock, AR. In more than 38 years of ministry, Kim I have had the opportunity to counsel with many a husband and wife about their home, marriage, and children. It is always sad to see homes in chaos like so many homes today…

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Exciting Things Ahead!

Dear Parents, Over the past year, we have been working hard, planning and preparing for some extremely exciting changes that God is making at Elmwood. I want to personally express my thanks to you for bearing with us and patiently waiting as things were happening, sometimes slowly, but all the while working. (1) Renewed Purpose…

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Cell Phones, Internet, and Social Media

Hope Baptist Church/For The Love of the Family Ministries maintains a Biblical Counseling Center to help people who have need. Please click on the following link for more information. http://fortheloveofthefamily.com/resources/counseling-center/ As almost everyone knows, there are several issues that can occur with the Internet such as pornography, fantasy/romance novels, etc.; texting can involve sexting; and social media can…

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10 Ways To Get Kids Excited About The Bible

It seems more and more children are not digging deep into God’s Word and this is a problem. Here are 10 simple ways to get your kids excited about the Bible. 1. Let them see your excitement. Let’s face it, excitement is contagious.  How else would explain the “Stadium Wave” phenomenon that still rears its…

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Guarding Your Heart

Proverbs 4:23–27 instructs believers to, “Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee. Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee. Ponder the path of thy feet, and…

The Real Meaning of Christmas

Christians and Santa Claus: A Biblical World View

As I drive through my neighborhood in December, I am confronted with giants dancing on my neighbors’ lawns. A 6-foot-tall Scooby-Doo sways in the breeze donning a red knit cap. An inflatable carousel that wouldn’t fit in my living room spins a snowman, a reindeer, and an elf in an endless circuit. Santa Claus can…

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Common Core Concerns

The following article is from the the magazine, Accelerator, a publication by Accelerated Christian Education. This article documents some of the problems with the Common Core State Standards. EBA agrees with the article. EBA has not and will not adopt the Common Core State Standards. One item of concern amongst parents must be stated. Simply because we are…

Dec
16
Sat
J1st 9th-12th Grade: Amazing Race Competition
Dec 16 all-day

Meet @ Elmwood after Outreach. Then, the craziness begins. Find the clues, move on to the next location, perform the activities, and beat everyone else to the final prize.

Dec
19
Tue
Basketball: EBA @ Denver Eagles. Girls @ 5PM
Dec 19 all-day
Basketball: EBA @ Denver Eagles. Girls @ 5PM
Dec 19 all-day
Dec
21
Thu
Christmas Parties – No Aftercare
Dec 21 all-day
End of 2nd Quarter
Dec 21 all-day
Teacher Meeting
Dec 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Dec
25
Mon
Christmas Vacation
Dec 25 – Jan 8 all-day
Jan
8
Mon
Teachers Return
Jan 8 all-day
Jan
9
Tue
Basketball: EBA @ Belleview. Girls @ 4PM
Jan 9 all-day
Basketball: EBA @ Belleview. Girls @ 4PM
Jan 9 all-day