GCS News

GCS News

The latest news and posts from around Grace Community School.

Jay Blogs – 20/20 Vision

Vision is a tricky thing. We recognize great leaders as people of vision, people who could see farther than the rest of us.  We sometimes get the idea of vision confused with appearances of God or Christ to men and women throughout Scripture and throughout history. ...

High School Musical

Grace Community High School musical will be on Friday, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $8 each and can be purchased at the...

Jay Blogs – A Father’s Cry

When I first started writing this blog, I wanted to be sure those who read it knew I was on the journey with you. Even though God was teaching me some things, I always wanted you to know I was never the guy who “had it all together,” or believed myself to be.  One of...

East Texas Giving Day

A little change can make a BIG impact! Empty your piggy banks and help support Grace students. Grace Community School is taking part in East Texas Giving Day on April 25th. It's a unique 18-hour fundraiser to bring in critical dollars for our Grace Fund. Every gift...

Pilgrim’s Progress

A favorite third grade memory is always our journey with Christian as he makes his way to the Celestial City in Pilgrim's Progress.  To begin, students create a "sin burden" as a reminder to us of the heavy weight sin brings.  We carry our burdens until we reach the...

Jay Blogs – Heaven Can’t Wait

In his excellent book on the redemptive use of power, Playing God, Andy Crouch notes there are four chapters of the Bible that very few of us read and understand, the failure of which clouds our whole perspective on life and on those around us. The first is the first...

Freshman Headed to Carolina Creek for Go Week

In March, the Freshmen class skipped class and headed to Carolina Creek in south Texas to spend some time building their friendships, growing their faith, and enjoying some great group activities.  It’s not often that we get the chance to spend elongated amounts of...

American History Hall of Fame

Students in third grade really get to know American heroes! Starting in October, they read five different biographies on important historical figures in American history. In February, they select who they would like to portray in the chapel presentation, which...

Sophomores Travel to New Orleans for Go Week

Grace sophomore class and faculty members traveled to New Orleans for 5 days during Go Week. During this time students and faculty, worked within the community, visited the WWII Museum, learned about the environment and experienced the culture of New Orleans, through...

Prayer and My Kids (Yours, Too), Part 2

As I said last week, at my house, we’re talking a lot about prayer. We’re praying like crazy for our kids, and we’re trying to help them see that prayer isn’t just a “wouldn’t it be nice if;” instead, as Oswald Sanders says, it’s the Christian’s “vital breath and...

2017 Senior Class Trip

The Class of 2017 spent the first week in March in the beautiful mountains of New Mexico at Camp Eagle / Glorieta. Over the course of 5 days, the students had the opportunity to unplug from the world and plug into God’s Word in the shadow of the beautiful Sangre De...