The word “diversity” sweeps through nearly every social media forum and news outlet on a daily basis, 然而，这个术语本身可能会导致混淆. At Southwest 基督ian School we choose to focus on how the word of God describes diversity through the lens of Jesus 基督. At SCS we strive to ensure we are taking the proper steps in advancing God’s Kingdom by building bridges that span our differences and lead people to 基督.
To provide a biblical approach to building bridges between people while embracing the differences God created.
We desire to cultivate an environment that maintains a deep commitment to the promotion of Kingdom diversity, 努力反映上帝的爱, and welcoming 所有 image bearers of the most high God into our 基督-centered community.
有很多证据表明上帝的欲望 所有的人 认识他，与他建立关系. 神的话从头到尾讲述了这个故事.
于是上帝按照自己的形象创造了人类, 他照着神的形像创造了他们, 他创造了男人和女人."上帝创造了 所有 people to bear His image and reflect His light in the world.
God intended for mankind to be spread across the globe experiencing different geography, 天气, 海关, 等. 他命令挪亚和他的儿子们“遍满大地”.“然而, Noah’s descendants decided to ignore that charge and to cluster together and “make a name for ourselves” by building a tower. Note that God himself scattered them and gave them different languages. “That is why it was c所有ed Babel—because there the Lord confused the language of the whole world. From there the Lord scattered them over the face of the whole earth.”
然而神的计划包括一个机会 所有 让人们认识他. 大卫王唱道, “All the ends of the earth sh所有 remember and turn to the Lord, and 所有 the families of the 国家 sh所有 worship before you.”
当然, God sent a Savior to redeem the lost, regardless of their condition. John wrote: “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that 谁 信他的人必不至灭亡, but have everlasting life…” and Paul reminded us that “while we were still sinners, 基督为我们而死.”
Matthew recorded Jesus’ explicit command to reach diverse peoples so that they could have a relationship with God: “Therefore go and make disciples of 所有 国家, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely, I am with you always, to the very end of the age.“我们强调过 “国家，因为这里用的希腊词是 民族英语单词“ethnicity”就是从这个词衍生而来的.
使徒们最终接受了这种方法. Luke relates that “the disciples were first c所有ed 基督ians in Antioch,” illustrating that cultural diversity has been a feature of the body of believers from the earliest days of the Church. Antioch was a thriving city with stark divides separating ethnic所有y diverse populations. Yet people came from 所有 over the city to see and hear the Word of God being preached–Jews, 罗马人, 极客们, 叙利亚人, 埃及人等等. 如何形容这群新信徒? 是什么使他们团结起来的?? 基督. Therefore, the term “基督ian” was born out of this unity amid diversity.
Paul made it abundantly clear that God’s plan included people who did not necessarily look, 认为, 或者行为完全一样. 在他写给哥林多教会的第一封信中, he explained: “For just as the body is one and has many members, 以及身体的所有成员, 尽管许多, 是一体的, 基督也是如此. For in one Spirit we were 所有 baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, 无论是奴隶还是自由人——所有的人都要喝同一个圣灵. 因为身子不是由一个肢体构成，而是由许多肢体构成的.”
当然, 《伟德体育app登录》, John paints a picture of heaven that reflects the diversity of peoples that God ordained. 这之后，我看了看, 看哪, 人数众多，无人能数得清, 来自每一个国家, 来自所有的部落、民族和语言, 站在宝座和羔羊面前, 穿着白袍, 手里拿着棕榈枝, 大声呼喊, 救恩属于坐在宝座上我们的上帝, 还有羔羊!’”
As a school devoted to its mission to equip 基督ian leaders in the world, SCS努力融入教学, 讨论, and action in ways that prepare our students to represent 基督 in 所有 environments. We have a Director of Culture and 社区 who serves on the school’s Senior 领导 Team, and his work is supported by staff members and teachers on both campuses. Teachers receive regular training on important topics and current issues facing our students and families, 总是通过圣经的镜头.
有趣的是, the high school club with by far the greatest average attendance over the past three years has been the Multicultural Club, where 所有 students are invited to hear from speakers who bring both interesting perspectives and who profess 基督.
Our students also serve a wide variety of ministries and other non-profits that impact communities loc所有y, 在全国范围内, 与国际. Many of these local opportunities are the result of partnerships with SCS, while our minimester travel programs have bought students to the 国家–Honduras, 牙买加, 巴西, 阿根廷, 印度, 尼泊尔, 中国南非, 肯尼亚, 西班牙, 和更多的.
是否在校园里与他人交往, 影响当地社区, 或者遍布全球, we hope to reflect the unbounded love of 基督 and to serve as His ambassadors to the world. “因此,如果 任何人 is in 基督, the new creation has come: the old is gone, the new has come! All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through 基督, and gave us a ministry of 和解…We are therefore 基督’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us.”
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Mr. 弗劳尔斯在SCS担任过几个职位. With a Masters in educational leadership and administrative experience in public and private schools, Mr. Flowers serves as SCS’ Director of 王国的多样性 and sits on the senior leadership team. 他的职责包括支持新家庭和学生, and he was the previous head footb所有 coach for the Eagles. Mr. 弗劳尔斯曾在阿肯色大学踢足球, earning numerous awards for achievements on and off the field.