Spiritual Life Standards
A defined set of measurable outcomes guide our goals for spiritual development in students. These goals help define what success looks like and, ultimately, what we want our students to know about and become during their HHCA experience.
Students will be able to read, interpret, and apply biblical truth.
Students will be able to view the world through the lens of the Bible.
Students’ lives will be transformed by the power of the Gospel.
Students will be able to effectively communicate their beliefs in both oral and written form.
Teaching the Bible in Lower, Middle, and Upper School
For nearly 45 years at HHCA, teaching the Bible has been an essential piece of our academic work. Our Bible classes (required curriculum in Lower, Middle, and Upper School) are designed to be intentional, relevant, clear, and formational.
In addition to daily Bible classes, students also participate in weekly Chapel services, which are held every Friday. Chapel includes a time of student-led worship and a message, usually delivered by a guest speaker or an HHCA Bible mentor.
We stand with the historic Christian church by taking the Bible as the authoritative and inerrant Word of God. This guides how and what we teach in all our Bible classes.
We feel that God has given us the opportunity to impact Christian education, not just in the Lowcountry, but nationally. The unfortunate reality is that many Christian schools struggle in one of two ways: (1) They excel in the Christian/biblical piece yet struggle in keeping up with the education needed for today or (2) They are strong educationally yet have let the Christian/biblical piece fall to the wayside. Our philosophy is that schools can be excellent in both. We can hold on to biblical truth, proclaiming and integrating the Christian worldview in every element of our curriculum, while at the same time delivering the most excellent academic education possible. Together, these give our students the best opportunity to step out boldly into this world. Our vision is to see lives changed through education in a way that cannot be duplicated in any other way if not for having Christ at the center.
- Doug Langhals, Head of School