INSPIRING A GENERATION TO LOVE CHRIST AND ADVANCE HIS KINGDOM
Okeechobee Christian Academy has been blessed with the distinct purpose of teaching the next generation to become Christian leaders who will seek to advance God’s kingdom here on earth. Jesus’ last words to His disciples as He ascended into heaven were: “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you” (Matt. 28:19–20 ESV). Notice the commands: Go, make disciples, and teach them. This is our God-given mission. We feel responsible to pass on a biblical worldview to the students of OCA because we believe the Word of God to be the standard of truth. A biblical lens allows students to see clearly God’s providential hand in this world, enabling them to lay hold of the plan and future that God has for each of them. We want our students to develop a deep, passionate love for Christ and His Word. Our primary goal with each of them is to help them grasp and believe that they are loved and cherished by their Creator, they understand their great significance and worth, and they recognize the awesome opportunity they have to live an abundant life with Him.