Celebrate and Imagine #4: Ron Polinder–70 Years of Christian Education

Dan BeerensCelebrate and Imagine, The CACE Roundtable5 Comments

When I think of a Christian education leader who combines the best of prophet, priest, and king leadership, my mind turns to Ron Polinder. Formed by the routine and discipline of farm life and educated in K-18 Christian schools, Ron is someone whose life and career passionately reconciles his deep faith with his vocational practice. Along with many others, I … Read More

Lessons from the First-Ever Christian School

Dan OlsonThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

Catechetical School of Alexandria Learning from the founding of the First-Ever Christian School (Note to the reader: Most of what follows is gleaned from Dr. Willem Oliver’s research summaries here and here on the history of the Catechetical School.) The Catechetical School of Alexandria was started in Alexandria, Egypt in the 5th decade of the first century — less than … Read More