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our beliefs

“To glorify God by equipping students with the tools necessary to pursue a lifetime of learning so that they may discern, reason, and defend truth in service to our Lord, Jesus Christ”

- Cornerstone Classical Mission Statement

 

Our Vision

As a Christ-centered school, Cornerstone Classical passionately embraces the Word of God as the primary authority for life and teaching. Education is never neutral, and more than simply engaging in a dialogue of religious rhetoric, Cornerstone values Christian character and the communication of truth both through integrated teaching and through the godly example of faculty members who daily model a Christian walk through their lives and demeanor. A Cornerstone education equips the students to love God with all their minds [Matthew 22:37], to ask evocative and probing questions, and to boldly explore the various nuances of knowledge from the conviction that all truth is God’s truth. Cornerstone Classical seeks to integrate faith and learning so that our students may walk with a stronger, deeper faith, ready to glorify God in service to all.

Cornerstone students are expected to adhere to the school rules and to show respect and kindness to all students, parents, faculty and guests. The older students are trained and expected to model excellent character since our campus includes young children who learn by watching them.  We train and expect our students to look people in the eye and greet them cordially.  

Cornerstone Classical intentionally and strategically maintains a low student-teacher ratio and is committed to maintaining a small overall student population which will encourage strong relationships, honesty, integrity, and community. In all this, the atmosphere at Cornerstone Classical is one of “firmness with freedom” and is a community full of life.


Statement of faith

The following is the foundation of beliefs on which CCS is based. They are also the key elements all-orthodox Christian churches that will be unapologetically taught in various ways through all grade levels. The substance of these statements is that which will be considered primary doctrine at CCS. Secondary or divisive doctrines and issues will not be presented as primary doctrine. When these types of doctrine or issues arise, they will be referred back to the family and local churches for final authority (see Secondary Doctrine Policy).

  1. We believe the Bible alone to be the Word of God, the ultimate and infallible authority for faith and practice.

  2. We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. He is omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent.

  3. We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.

  4. We believe that, for the salvation of lost and sinful men, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely necessary.

  5. We believe that salvation is by grace through faith alone.

  6. We believe that faith without works is dead.

  7. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.

  8. We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved to the resurrection of life, and they that are lost to the resurrection of damnation.

  9. We believe in the spiritual unity of all believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.