As we strive to attain the BCS vision, we will develop curriculum, programs, learning opportunities and learning environments designed to yield student development in four general areas: spiritual formation, Biblical worldview development, academic/intellectual development and outcomes development. Each year BCS endeavor to produce students who:
- Have a growing, personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
- Know, understand and apply God’s word.
- Engage in spiritual disciplines of prayer, Bible Study, Scripture memory, worship and service.
- Personally respond to carrying out the Great Commission locally and around the world in a culturally sensitive manner.
- Are empowered by the Holy Spirit and pursue a life of faith, goodness, knowledge, self-control, perseverance, godliness, brotherly kindness and love.
Biblical Worldview Development
- Can articulate, defend and live a Biblical worldview while having a basic understanding of opposing worldviews.
- Possess apologetic skills to defend their faith.
- Are good stewards of finances, time (including discretionary time), talents, treasures and all other resources which are all given back to God in a way that adds value to the kingdom.
- Understand the worth of every human being as created in the image of God, and treat people with respect, dignity, grace and truth.
- Understand that work has dignity as an expression of the nature of God and that any work done as unto the Lord is an act of worship.
- Understand that all thoughts and choices have consequences-some positive, some negative.
- Are well prepared in all academic disciplines, and are skilled in reading, writing, speaking, listening and thinking.
- Are proficient in mathematics, science and problem solving.
- Have knowledge and understanding of people, events and movements in history (including church history) and the cultures of other peoples and places.
- Appreciate literature and the arts and understand how they express and shape one’s beliefs and values.
- Have a critical appreciation of languages and cultures of other peoples, dispelling prejudice, promoting inter-ethnic harmony and encouraging Biblical hospitality for the (“alien” or “stranger”).
- Have the ability and desire to investigate and find information and answers to questions on their own.
- Know how to utilize resources including technology to find, analyze and evaluate information.
- Respect and relate appropriately with integrity to the people with whom they work, play and live.
- Have the ability to present ideas and research in visual and/or auditory format with clarity and quality.
- Treat their bodies as the temple of the Holy Spirit through decisions about nutrition, fitness and lifestyle.