Do You Own Your Own Story?

By joannarichter / September 16, 2019

Do You Own Your Own Story? By: Joanna Richter Empowered people own their stories. They know where they have been – the struggles they have walked through, the joys they have experienced, and the people who have been their guides that has led them to where they are today. They see each season as a…

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Lead with Empathy

By amandakopischke / September 9, 2019

Lead with Empathy By: Amanda Kopischke Lead with Empathy is one of Incubate to Innovate’s ChangeMaker Mindsets™. Empathy is defined as the ability to take someone else’s perspective and place yourself in their position while understanding and sharing their feelings. The mindset of Lead with Empathy asks a critical question: How can I listen well with a heart…

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Who's In Your Hive? The Power of Bees

By rachellong / September 2, 2019

Who’s In Your Hive? The Power of Bees By: Rachel Long *Warning: this article may contain puns We have all heard the buzzword “collaboration,” but how can we address that within our work? I came across an article this week from Schoology, that I thought asked a very important question, “Who’s in your hive?” (2019). While addressed to education,…

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Embrace Exploration

By amandakopischke / August 26, 2019

EMBRACE EXPLORATION By: Amanda Kopischke How do we navigate a complex, rapidly changing world where business and organizational modeling and strategies rise and fall?   How do we reimagine education so that authentic learning experiences for students more readily prepare them with 21st-century skills? Today is the slowest the world will ever be.  Technology continues…

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God Is Doing a New Thing

By corey.bianchirossi / August 20, 2019

Every summer we ask the Lord for specific direction for the coming year. Without fail, God graciously provides His divine blueprint for Maranatha to follow. This year’s theme verse comes to us out of Isaiah 43:19 “See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making…

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The Intersection. The Cross.

By Smart Web Ninja / April 16, 2019

Dear Parent, (Romans 6:9-10 NKJV) “Knowing that Christ, having been raised from the dead, dies no more. Death no longer has dominion over Him. For the death that He died, He died to sin once for all; but the life that He lives, He lives to God.” As we begin what Christians throughout the world…

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Stephen Covey and Win-Win

By Smart Web Ninja / April 10, 2019

Dear Parent, Stephen Covey’s seminal book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, was published in 1989 and sold 15 million copies.  Covey presented an approach to being effective by aligning to what he called “true north” principles of character and ethic that are universal as well as timeless…can you say biblical. Habit 4 is…

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Kennedy Burquest – Athena Award Winner

By corey.bianchirossi / April 3, 2019

2019 Athena Award Congratulations to Kennedy Burquest for being named this year’s Maranatha Christian Academy Athena Award winner. The Minneapolis Athena chapter recognizes outstanding senior female athletes from each of the Minneapolis city, suburban and private schools for their achievements in one or several sports, academic prestige, service to the community. Kennedy’s highlights include; 13- Varsity Letters…

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Grow Through Failure

By corey.bianchirossi / March 18, 2019

Dear Parent, What!  A school endorsing failure…are you serious?  Yes, it’s counterintuitive and countercultural… oh, and by the way, so is faith when you think about it.  There is a lot we can learn from failure if we see it correctly and, in turn, reframe it for our students. The reality is that everybody fails,…

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What to Consider When Searching for a School for Your Kindergarten Student

By corey.bianchirossi / August 2, 2018

After pouring countless hours into preparing your child for kindergarten, the time has come: school is around the corner, and you are unsure where to send your soon-to-be student. As a loving parent, you desire for your child to receive the best education possible. As a committed Christian, the necessary selection of a kindergarten program…

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