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Our Chalcedon book of the month club explored Dr. Rushdoony's book: "The Messianic Character of American Education" and the goals and impact of "progressive education." If you read the intentions, goals, quotes, and outcomes of progressive educators in the 20th century, the choice to send our children to government schools is a great...
Delighted to see our school and Christian philosophy of education featured on Apple Daily! Pray that this will inspire some of their 5 million daily visitors to consider Christian education. Apple Daily is a Hong Kong-based newspaper founded in 1995 by Jimmy Lai Chee Ying and published by Next Digital. A...

The Vestry

Our newly elected Vestrymen at St Paul's Anglican Church. What is a Vestry? The vestry is the legal representative of the parish with regard to all matters pertaining to its corporate property. The number of vestry members and the term of office varies from parish to parish. Vestry members are usually elected...
We celebrated the "Conversion of St. Paul" as our Patronal Feast at St Paul's Anglican Church today. My sermon was on St. Paul's "dragonly" breath and scales. The passage appointed in the prayerbook begins with a fiery Paul "breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord" and continues with "there...
Los Altos Bay Area Christian Education Steve Macias Low Tech
On Tuesday, January 9, 2019, Canterbury Christian School hosted a meet-up on the affect of technology in the classroom. I've posted the video recording of the event with my presentation and the roundtable discussion with parents and educators. Join our Bay Area Christian Education Groups onFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/christianedu/ Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/bayareachristian/ Link to...
St. Basil the Great Los Gatos
Our family visited our longtime friend Father Anthony Hernandez at St. Basil the Great Byzantine Catholic Church for the double-feast of the circumcision of Christ and of St. Basil the Great - my youngest boy’s namesake!​ St. Basil the Great is a Parish of the Ruthenian Catholic Church, a Church in full communion with...
Delivered at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Los Altos, California on Gaudete Sunday (Advent III), December 16, 2018.
Delivered at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Los Altos, California on Gaudete Sunday (Advent III), December 16, 2018.  Sermon Text:  The Gospel. St. Matthew xi. 2.NOW when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples, and said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another? Jesus answered and...
St. Paul's Anglican Church welcomed the kids of Canterbury Christian School along with the crew from the San Francisco Opera to perform an abbreviated version of the "Elixir of Love" in the Chapel. The 45-minute adaptation of Donizetti's classic work reveals the heart of opera—an engaging story, brilliant music and lots of fun. Our student actors from grades 4–6 perform in...
Steve Macias Teaching University
On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, I was invited as a guest lecturer at Oikos University in Oakland, California. The school is affiliated with the Korean Presbyterian Church and offers theology, nursing, music, and Asian medicine degrees. My first few lectures were a verse-by-verse exposition of the fourth and fifth chapters of the Gospel of St. Mark for a group of freshman...
Steve Macias
After day two of leading chapel, I feel that preaching to little people is very different than preaching to adults. First, kids don't lie to you while you preach. It is pretty easy to tell when you've lost them. And they are not impressed by any sort of theological language. A helpful reminder for me that "If you can't explain it...