Tag: Intermountain Christian

The CACE Effect: Lessons from Intermountain Christian

The church I am a part of in Salt Lake City has a tagline that describes the John 10:10 life we strive for: “An Adventure with God”. When it comes to my last four and a half years at Intermountain Christian School (ICS), that tagline has been lived out in very real ways and CACE …

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The Intermountain Christian Story: Culture Making

The task of creating a school culture is not easy. I could probably stop with that statement and you could begin a vigorous debate with school friends about your school’s culture. Lots of questions surround this topic: Is school culture different than school climate? Can you measure a school’s culture or is it simply something …

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The Intermountain Christian Story: The Big Three

If this was the title of a Jeopardy slide, the answers could be numerous. General Motors, Ford, & Chrysler might have been your answer if you are into the world of automobiles. Or maybe Yale, Princeton, and Harvard would have been your response if you followed college football in the 1880s.  If you grew up …

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The Intermountain Christian Story: Covenantal or Missional?

One of the foundational questions that every Christian school needs to respond to is that of purpose – Why do we exist? The answer, for some Christian schools, has been deeply rooted in the concept of whether they are a covenantal Christian school or a missional Christian school. Intermountain Christian is asking this question as …

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The Intermountain Christian Story: Introduction

The ICS story officially began in 1982, originally narrated by a passionate group of parents and leaders from The Evangelical Free Church of Salt Lake. It began as a ministry of the church, commissioned to begin “building disciple-making servants within a Christ-centered Biblically based, academically challenging, and caring environment which is focused on building Christian …

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