Jen and Horace Trovato (both Rockbridge class of 2007) share their story of entering into foster care. Read more about their journey and how it has grown their faith, broadened their hearts, and invited their children into God's redemptive story of foster care. "We wanted to fill a need here in our community and we believe that life is valuable at every stage. So we saw a need in foster care with the children and their biological families and we hoped we could be able to provide some consistency and love." To read the full story, click here or on the image.
"DON'T TRUST ANYONE OVER 21. America's young generation has had it up to here with millennials."
Nicole Ault, Rockbridge Academy Class of 2015, has recently been published in the Wall Street Journal. She is currently a senior at Hillsdale College, majoring in economics and minoring in journalism. During summer internships, she has written more than 40 articles for The Washington Times (6 making it to the front page) and more than 20 for Industry Dive. She has also written for World Magazine. In her recent Wall Street Journal opinion piece, she cautions broad labels that disparage an entire generation and makes a call for all to see the pragmatic potential in her peers. As she states, "Hold us to a higher standard, and help us meet it." If you subscribe to the WSJ, you can read her article in entirety by clicking on the image above.
“Predestination embraceth the great and the little, and reacheth unto all things; the question is, wherefore pray? Might it not as logically be asked wherefore breathe, eat, move, or do anything? We have an answer which satisfies us, namely, that our prayers are in the predestination, and that God has as much ordained his people’s prayers as anything else, and when we pray we are producing links in the chain of ordained facts.”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
In the Gospels, Jesus tells a parable of a fruitless tree, whose frustrated owner wants it cut down. A gardener intercedes and asked for time to tend the roots, for he knew that healthy roots were the principle means by which fruit would come.
Click on the image to read the article in full from The Rockbridge Reporter.
"The toughest challenge we have is helping students see the need to 'bend the knee' to truth—truth that has the same hold on every human from every background and from every level of society, from the most powerful to the most powerless. Without that understanding, education becomes little more than a tool of Darwinian power positioning to help you get more stuff by being smarter than the next guy; then you die. With that understanding of truth, however, the student will own her responsibility to God to turn her education to something larger than herself and to pursue something far more significant than a grade. "
Click on the picture to read the full What's Up Magazine article about Mr. Head.