Chapel: Worshiping together virtually!

Join us for Arma Dei Academy's very first virtual Chapel! As we prepare to enter into Holy Week, we will be turning our thoughts to Christ's crucifixion and what it accomplished for us. Please download the Order of Worship so you can sing along with the Kochies and follow the order of chapel service. Dr. D is this week's virtual Chapel speaker. The grass withers, the flowers fades, but the word of our God will stand forever (Isaiah 40:8)

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Distance Learning at Arma Dei Academy

Arma Dei Academy’s Distance Learning Program (“DLP”) exists to further our mission and deliver the most effective classical Christian education possible in light of the unprecedented public health challenges of COVID-19. Our program was developed to comply with Governor Polis’s Executive Stay-At-Home Order D 2020 017 and other government mandates and regulations. Arma Dei Academy teachers continue to work full-time to deliver school at home through a variety of learning opportunities including daily teacher-created video instruction, live classroom times, independent work, and hands-on experiences. The DLP was designed with our educational philosophy in mind, allowing students to continue interacting and engaging…

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Ceilidh Dancing

Ceilidh Dancing The cold temperature and snow prevented the 8th grade students from heading outside for PE class on Wednesday. As a result, they spent PE learning a Scottish (Ceilidh) dance. Dr. D walked the students through the steps of a very traditional Scottish dance, one that was featured during Dr. and Mrs. Denlinger’s wedding in Scotland in 2008! Watch the video here.

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How to Stick Your Tongue Out at Suffering By Dr. Aaron Denlinger

Suffering is part of life in a sinful and fallen world. We instinctively try to shield ourselves, our children, and other loved ones from hardship and difficulty. But we never fully succeed in such efforts. And, in our more lucid moments, we perhaps even realize that suffering, in God’s providence, serves a redemptive purpose, conforming us to the image of Christ (Romans 3:3-5), who himself endured ultimate suffering with joy because he knew his suffering accomplished our salvation (Heb. 12:2). Equipping ourselves and our children with a biblical perspective on suffering is critical to navigating it in a way that glorifies…

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Life Outcomes of Classical Christian Education Graduates

Good Soil - A Comparative Review At Arma Dei Academy we aim to graduate students who think clearly and listen carefully with discernment and understanding; who reason persuasively and articulate precisely; who are capable of evaluating their entire range of experience in light of the Scriptures; and who do so in joyful submission to God. Over the past eight years we have successfully prepared and launched graduates into their high school and college years, where they are actively becoming intelligent and thoughtful leaders, continuing their pursuit of a purposeful life marked by Truth.  Not only have we witnessed the fruit of…

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Shabbat Blessing

Christian classical education aims to educate students with experiences that integrate the information poured into their minds with their soul. History came alive for the second-grade students who have been following the Israelites exodus from Egypt through their wanderings in the wilderness as they make their way to the promised land. While the Israelites were camped at Mt. Sinai, God gave Moses The Ten Commandments. The fourth Commandment instructs the Israelites to observe the Sabbath and keep it holy. In the Jewish faith, a Shabbat (Hebrew word for Sabbath) blessing is performed at nightfall on Friday to signify the beginning of…

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