Entries by Mark Pautsch

A Snapshot of Urban Education

Russ Gregg, Head of School The below remarks were given by Russ Gregg at The Minneapolis Club on Thursday, May 16 for an event entitled “Faith-Based Schools and the Achievement & Opportunity Gap” highlighting the work of Hope Academy, Risen Christ School, Ascension Catholic School, and Cristo Rey Jesuit High School. Welcome everyone to a […]

(12.23.13) George Müller, Christian Schools, & "Giving at Interest"

A man whose life inspires our Gospel work here at Hope Academy is George Müller (Sept. 27, 1805-March 10, 1898). Müller asked the Lord to provide, and God provided in miraculous ways. Müller’s Ashley Down orphanage cared for more than 10,000 orphans during his lifetime, and Müller also helped establish 117 Christian schools that educated more than 120,000 children, many of them orphans.  On August […]

The Root & The Fruit of Education

Russ Gregg, Head of School The phrase “The Peaceful Fruit of Righteousness” comes from the book of Hebrews, and it describes the design of God’s discipline in our lives. Though his discipline seems unpleasant at the time, the Lord is always seeking our good, and for those who are trained by the pain, God’s discipline […]

Hope Academy Class of 2013

A special thanks to the hundreds of you who joined us to celebrate the class of 2013 on June 1, 2013. Click here to see photos from the commencement. Congratulations to: BACK ROW: Anna Knudson (North Dakota State University), Alandra Brown-Cox (Inver Hills Community College), Carissa Simons (University of Minnesota – Twin Cities), Michael Cushing (Normandale Community College), Lindsay Simons (Seattle Pacific University); ROW 2: Precious Collins (St. […]

On Mission Like St. Patrick

Many high school students around the country associate St. Patrick’s Day with leprechauns, Ireland, green beer, and partying.  Hope Academy’s High School students spent St. Patrick’s Day in a way that would have made St. Patrick proud: spreading the gospel.  As a teenager in the 5th century, Patrick was taken into captivity in Ireland. At age […]