Biblical World View
Our goal in teaching religion is to prepare students to proclaim the Christian faith of salvation by Grace through Faith in Jesus Christ alone, in the midst of many other religious world views.
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
– John 14:6
Our goal in athletics is not just winning, but rather to use our bodies in God-pleasing ways, to celebrate life, and share in sportsmanship with those against whom we compete.
I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.
– Psalm 139:14
Our goal in English is not only to teach students speech, writing, and reading, but also to equip them to know God more fully through studying His word and His world.
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path
– Psalm 119:105
Our goal in fine arts is to develop the talents and abilities of students, in order to creatively praise God through music and art.
Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise home with loud clashing cymbals!
– Psalm 150:3-5
Our goal in history is much larger than to just know where we’ve been – we are preparing students for a life in Christ, by being encouraged in the way He has moved and cared for mankind throughout history.
One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts.
– Psalm 145:4
Our goal in mathematics is to equip students for a world made by God, and governed by orderly principles, where even in the largest of big ideas and the smallest of details, God’s name is glorified.
Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding. Who determined its measurements – surely you know! Or who stretched the line upon it? On what were its bases sunk, or who laid its cornerstone
– Job 38 :4-6
Our goal in science is to magnify and glorify the creative mysteries of God in the observable world, so that we may worship Him in His creation and preserve His world.
And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”
– Genesis 1:28
Our goal in technology is to prepare students to engage with an ever-changing world, in a way that is fruitful and God-pleasing.
“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden…In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.”
– Matthew 5:14, 16
Our goal at Immanuel Lutheran school is to teach your child that the fruit of the spirit can be used in all parts of your life, that hard work and perseverance will help you succeed in education and in life.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
– Galatians 5:22-23
Our goal in missions is to reach every man, woman, and child with the saving good news of forgiveness and life in Jesus Christ. To keep missions as a primary focus, Immanuel forms students to extend the Kingdom of God through their many vocations in life.
And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.
– Matthew 28:18-20
Our goal in relationships is to shape the lifelong character traits of love, kindness, respect, and Christ’s forgiveness for all.
Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
– Ephesians 4:32
Our goal as a School Board is to prepare, promote, and improve the environment of Immanuel Lutheran School for both students, and staff, to thrive in the process of being equipped for life in this world, and eternal life in Christ’s Kingdom.
Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.
– 1 Thessalonians 5:11