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10 Tips to Overcome Test Anxiety

Test anxiety is very common, and can occur for a variety of reasons - fear of failure, lack of preparation, repetition of past difficulties, and many more. It presents itself with unpleasant symptoms, such as headaches, rapid heartbeat, racing thoughts, lack of...

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Docendo Discimus

Docendo Discimus The Latin proverb, docendo discimus, means, “by teaching, we learn.” Many scholars and field experts would agree that the most effective way to learn a concept is to teach it to someone else. According to statistics, we remember: 10% of what we read...

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Mary, Joseph, & a Donkey Without MapQuest

Which is harder to imagine? A trip on a four-legged beast without heat, reclining seats, or a radio? Heading anywhere without MapQuest or Google Maps? Complicate the scenario with a first-time, full-term pregnancy; a journey not for pleasure but required by unjust...

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It’s a Wonderful Life!

As we move away from Thanksgiving and draw close to Christmas, I hope we don’t simply go from counting blessings to counting presents. This time of year is rich with possibilities when one takes the time to think about all of the good things God has given us. A series...

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Games, Drones, and Nuclear Reactors

In all things, God has a plan. Though we sometimes view this truth as a cliché, it remains as certain today as it was in Paul’s epistle to the Romans. Its actuality resounds throughout history, and can often be found in our own lives and in the lives of those around...

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Witnesses on the Field

Witnesses on the Field “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.” -Colossians 3:23-24 (ESV) In our fast-paced lives, it is becoming...

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Pastor’s Perspective: Why I Sent My Child to HCA

Over twenty pastors of local churches currently send their children to HCA. As a discipleship school, we partner with parents and pastors to train up our children in the way they should go – to raise them up in Christ at home, in school, and in church. Our desire is...

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What to Expect at HCA’s Preschool

Programs rich in language, arts, music, and movement HCA’s preschool seeks to instill a love of learning at a young age in a safe and creative space. Our program provides a hands-on learning experience and an enriched environment that fosters language development,...

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