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Why Do We Teach Latin?

By Kelly Brenner, Latin Teacher, Westside Christian Academy


Each day at WCA, we are about the business of educating and preparing leaders to impact the world for Christ. Offering students God’s truth and knowledge of our world, past and present, serves to equip them mightily for whatever our Lord calls them to do.

Winston Churchill, beloved Prime Minister of England and rhetoric genius, has been said to have “mobilized the English language and sent it into battle” during World War II. He credited his mastery ofwords to his training in Latin, which he called a “privilege to learn.”
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Why Do We Teach Logic?

By Jason Hindall, Science, Bible, Logic, and Mathematics Teacher, Westside Christian Academy


Each day at WCA, we are about the business of educating and preparing leaders to impact the world for Christ. Offering students God’s truth and knowledge of our world, past and present, serves to equip them mightily for whatever our Lord calls them to do.

I have been blessed to be a member of the WCA faculty for the past six years as a science, bible, logic and mathematics teacher. Each year my logic students, typically in trepidation of the challenge before them, ask me the same question. I respond with several areas of intent and focus.

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