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Getting to the Heart of Parenting

Written by JD Hettema, Connections Minister at Foothill Church Have you noticed that is nearly impossible to correct someone else’s parenting? Most of us shudder at the thought of a … Continue reading

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D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 5

Written by student, Ally Davies I have spent months preparing in school for our annual Dominican Republic missions trip whether it was in Spanish class learning how to conjugate verbs … Continue reading

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D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 4

Written by student Lauren Langley Today was a hectic but joyous day. We got to the foundation and immediately started playing with all the kids. Some of us even went … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 3

Written by student, Hannah Khoury “Why has God called me here?” was the question from our devotion. Maybe to make a kid’s day or help make someone feel better emotionally … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 2

Love Needs No Translation Written by FCS Alumni, Sophia Lorey “I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore…” Today I woke up anxious, a good kind of anxious, it was … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 1

Written by student, Emma Cenac-Mehedinti Pulling up to the Manny Mota Foundation in the DR this morning we were greeted by a love that we didn’t expect. First, our parents … Continue reading

January 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Community Helps Depression

Written by Chris Wilson, High School Teacher and Former Youth Pastor The human experience is not what it was designed to be. One of the primary claims of Genesis 1-3 … Continue reading

October 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Filtering Your Child’s Media Content

Written by Joe Awuah, Director of Technology at Foothill Christian School “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart … Continue reading

October 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Depression from Bullying: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

Written By Michael G Madanat, MD, MBA, MS, FAAP Dr. Madanat practices general pediatrics in San Dimas, CA and is the president of Foothill Pediatric and Adolescent Clinic. He completed … Continue reading

October 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bias, Bigotry, Bullying

Written by Ebenezer Puplampu, HR Practitioner and Adjunct Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology ‘Bias’ is one word nobody likes to be associated with because it typically carries a negative … Continue reading

October 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Inside the Heads of Bullies

Written by Paul Coughlin an expert witness regarding bullying and the law, a former newspaper editor and is the author of numerous books, including Raising Bully-Proof Kids. He is the Founder … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Need for Community

Written by Katie Dubransky, Groups Minister at Foothill Church Community has become a bit of a buzzword in the past few years.  Whether we talk about intentional community, missional community, … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

3 Tips to Protect Your Child Online

Written by Charlene Heydorn, Founder and CEO of Redeeming Love After a personal encounter with a young girl who was being trafficked, Charlene Heydorn founded Redeeming Love in January 2014. Redeeming Love is … Continue reading

September 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Parenting with Priorities

Written by Chris Lewis, Lead Pastor of Foothill Church I’m 50 years old. I have 4 kids ages 15 to 23. And the longer I live, parent, pastor, and lead, … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Love & Restoration

Written by Sarah Dykema, former Foothill Christian School student and current Foothill Church attendee. Having two boys at our preschool, she shares a deep passion for the ministry of Foothill. … Continue reading

September 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Redirect Desires

Written by Steve Dubransky, Counseling & Care Minister at Foothill Church When I hear the words, “she hit me,” or “he took the ball from me again,” or when I … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Exercise, the Christian life, and the Glory of God

Written by Chris Lewis, Lead Pastor of Foothill Church 3 years ago I started running. I don’t really like running. But I like getting old and out of shape even … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Conversation Cures – Part 2

Written by Jen Mounday, Dean of Students and Mom of 2 This is a two part series about the importance of tech-free conversation for the building up of relationships and … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Conversation Cures – Part 1

Written by Jen Mounday, Dean of Students and Mom of 2 This is a two part series about the importance of tech-free conversation for the building up of relationships and … Continue reading

September 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Heart IS the Problem

Written by Alina Rietze, FCS Alumni and Mom of 2 As parents, we have many hopes and dreams for our children. We hope that they grow up to be contributing … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Anti-Bullying App Introduced

Today at junior high chapel, Dean of Students, Jen Mounday, announced a new anti-bullying initiative that we have adopted this year. Foothill Christian School has enrolled with STOPit, the leading … Continue reading

August 25, 2017 · 4 Comments

Be careful little eyes what you see…

Written by Foothill Church lead pastor, Chris Lewis I love Netflix mostly because I hate commercials! I can hardly stand watching network television anymore. I mean, why would you when … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Drama Department

Madagascar Jr.February 22nd, 2018
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Madagascar Jr.February 23rd, 2018

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Western Christian High School students from the Kingdom Club came to educate our 3rd graders about slavery still happening today! What a timely message as 3rd Grade has been learning about the Underground Railroad. Today they wore red and x’s on their hands to stand in solidarity with the “End It” movement, also known as the “Shine A Light on Slavery Day”. Madagascar Jr. opens tomorrow night at 7pm (and continues on Friday at 7pm and Sunday at 3:30pm)! Buy your tickets online or in carline today. You won’t want to miss this spectacular show! #madagascar For the 4th year in a row, our FCS cheerleaders won 1st place in their division and were awarded overall Grand Champions at the FCC West Coast Championships (junior high division)! Happy Valentine’s Day! Mrs. Parenti’s kindergarten class invited their moms to attend a “Queen of Our Hearts” tea party today!
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  • Getting to the Heart of Parenting January 25, 2018
    Written by JD Hettema, Connections Minister at Foothill Church Have you noticed that is nearly impossible to correct someone else’s parenting? Most of us shudder at the thought of a … Continue reading →
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  • D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 5 January 23, 2018
    Written by student, Ally Davies I have spent months preparing in school for our annual Dominican Republic missions trip whether it was in Spanish class learning how to conjugate verbs … Continue reading →
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