The Mercy Ships Academy develops our student’s Biblical worldview by intentionally encouraging them to know and use God’s Word as a filter through which they see and experience learning. We use authentic Biblical integration throughout each subject area, highlighting Biblical principles and elements of a Christian worldview. Students are given both the tools and space to grapple with their own beliefs and faith journey throughout their time at the Mercy Ships Academy. Our desire is for our students to be inspired to follow Jesus, and be able to navigate life with a strong sense of who they are once they graduate from the Academy.
“A person’s philosophy toward education will determine his meanings, choices, and values….” R. Larry Overstreet, “Developing a Christian Philosophy of Education.” Journal of Christian Education 2, No 2 (1982): 33.
Therefore, a Christian philosophy of education is central to the Christian school.
The Mercy Ships Academy Philosophy of Christian Education seeks to: