The Real Difference

As I have been traveling around the country meeting with new schools and individuals who are interested in RENEWANATION, I have been asking a simple question: “What is the main difference between a Christian school and a public or non-Christian school?” The answers have been interesting. I’ve been asking this question because the responses to Read More

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A Message of Success

Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy used his wit, wisdom and life story to encourage those attending the 1st anniversary banquet of RENEWANATION to follow the plan and success God has for them. “God has a better plan than you (have for yourself),” Cathy said. “We honor God by our success.” Success is certainly at the heart Read More

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What will we stand for?

Every generation is called upon to make tough decisions. But history reveals that some decisions leave more lasting consequences than others. This is perhaps especially true when it comes to decisions on matters of faith. Historically, decisions of spiritual consequence led to the formation of edicts, thesis, or creeds, all of which articulated positions that Read More

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Q & A with Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy

Editor’s note: Chick-fil-A founder and chairman Truett Cathy was the featured speaker at the Renewanation banquet held Nov. 10, 2009, at Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, Va. Besides sharing his wit and wisdom with the close to 800 folks who attended the banquet, Mr. Cathy took the time to visit with Renewanation Public Relations Coordinator Dan Read More

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Grandparents and RENEWANATION

My wife’s love language is gift giving! Combine that with the fact that we have nine children, nine wonderful daughter and sons in law, forty-one grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and you will understand why the holidays make me a bit nervous, and my wife euphoric. Now don’t think I don’t like to give gifts. I’ve Read More

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The Team Who Believed

The many scents and smells of the holidays are already beginning. Along with them comes the aroma which is always pleasing, and never grows old – the aroma of a grateful heart. The memories which spill over from those who possess it bring smiles to the lips and tugs to the heartstrings. Annette and her Read More

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Merry Xmas!

Merry X-mas! If you think like I do, you’ve already wondered, “Why in the world did he leave Christ out of Christmas?” I did it just to get your attention. For many years now, a secular minority has been on a mission to eradicate Christ from Christmas. I have never understood their logic since taking Read More

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Public Schools Now Open to Religion

One of the most common misconceptions regarding our public school system is that the open teaching of religion is discouraged or even banned. Nothing could be further from the truth! Our public school curriculum is intentionally designed to inculcate religious doctrines in our students’ hearts and lives. The truth is, our public schools have always Read More

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Preparing for the school year

Q & A with Beth Ackerman, Ed.D., Liberty University For Dr. Beth Ackerman, it was logical that she ended up working in the field of education. “It’s the family business,” she explains, noting that she is following in the footsteps of her parents. In fact, as the Associate Dean in the School of Education at Read More

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Your Child’s Spiritual Health

The other day I was talking with the leader of a nationally known Christian organization. In the course of our conversation, he said, “I really appreciate the vision you have of offering children across America a Christian education. You are definitely on the right track of what we need in this country. But, strange as Read More

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