Life is not a sprint. It is a marathon, and the rewards can be great. Head of School Dr. Don Davis shares his thoughts and encouragement for helping kids in today’s culture not settle for less than great.
New year, new plan, new you! Bonus - a family plan! Like any good leader, coach or teacher, have a vision, write it down and be intentional about meeting your goals. Your family depends on it. Head of School Dr. Don Davis offers winning tips to help you hit your target.
As I ponder my thoughts, even now, I hope to have that same anticipation as my children, the same urgency as the shepherds and wise men, and the same joy as the heavens in celebrating the birth of Jesus, the Savior of the world. Merry Christmas!
Look for the good and you’ll find it, but with so much negativity around us, it is not always easy to see. Even in a fallen world, beauty exists all around us. We’re surrounded by it. SBS Head of School Dr. Don Davis encourages us to be intentional about this pursuit and tells us where to find beauty so we don’t miss the Beauty that matters.
Thanksgiving is a time of reflection, family, friendships, and even forgiveness. But the secret of having a thankful heart takes effort and must be intentional. SBS Head of School Dr. Don Davis shares his heart and how we can find what we are looking for this Thanksgiving.
Hall of Fame basketball coach John Wooden would tell his players, “Make every day your masterpiece.” How you start your day will have a huge impact on the rest of your life. Choose to make today a masterpiece.
Dr. Davis reflects on The Road to J.O.Y. by our Distinguished Speaker luncheon guest speaker Scott Drew. In his book, Scott explains J.O.Y.: Jesus, Others, Yourself. “If you put Jesus first and others second, it’s just like it says in the Bible… love God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength and love your neighbor as yourself,” he said. “If you have that order right, then life is a lot more rewarding, fulfilling, and people want to be around you a lot more, that’s for sure.”
Our inner voice is easy to listen to and hard to talk to. God’s Word tells us how important it is to stop listening to ourselves and start talking to ourselves. Take time to memorize a helpful Bible verse or write your own mental dialogue that is based on biblical truth and affirms God’s image and work in your life.
There is a battle being waged right now for our hearts. Only Jesus is worthy of our hearts and our trust. Only He can equip us to take a stand against the darkness. Paul told the Ephesians church how to prepare for the battle for our hearts: the only way we will survive is to put on the full armor of God.
Be Still. When we stop moving, cease our striving and put our hands down, we can become still. Stillness is so rare that it will at first feel odd. However, what follows is best described as high definition clarity about what matters. Do you know what matters? Sensing God’s hand on our lives moment by moment.
When we are school-aged, we go to school not only to gain knowledge but to learn how to apply that knowledge for the highest good. As we mature, we use that wisdom to help us make the right choices.
As we embrace each moment, take care with the words we say, what we consume, and the choices we make.