Spiritually — "Let the Word of God dwell in you richly."

   To lead each child to personal acceptance of Jesus Christ as Savior.

   To enrich the child's devotional life.

   To develop a well-balanced and Christ-like personality.

   To awaken a realization that God has a purpose and plan for each life.

   To develop from Scripture the ability to find help    independently.

   To give knowledge, love, and understanding of the Bible.

   To instill a sense of responsibility for the lost that will lead to intelligent witnessing.

Mentally -- "Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus."

   To develop a mind-directed life and not a feeling-directed life.

   To develop a positive attitude in reactions to life.

   To discover and develop individual aptitude.

   To cultivate analytical thinking and the ability to prioritize.

   To impart a command of common knowledge and skills.

Emotionally—"Be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might."

   To build a Christ-controlled personality.

   To establish an emotional balance.

   To enable the child to adjust easily to situations in which he is found.

   To develop aesthetic interests and abilities.

 

Socially --"No man liveth unto himself."

   To instill a loyalty to Jesus Christ in all things and at all times.

   To develop an understanding of the student's place and obligations in the family.

   To help the child share his Christian responsibility as a citizen for the welfare of every group to which he belongs.

   To awaken and foster missionary responsibility toward all men.

Physically —"Present your bodies a living sacrifice...unto God."

To develop a respect for the body as the temple of the Holy Spirit.

To teach intelligent care of the body.

To encourage the yielding of the body as an instrument of God's use.