Student Objectives

  • To develop communication and speaking skills that honor and glorify God, and to model the love and character of Jesus Christ in the lives of all who participate. Psalms 19:14, Proverbs 16:23-24
     
  • To learn to think critically, logically, and objectively. Proverbs 18:17, Colossians 2:4
  • To learn to research and organize information, and to persuasively and humbly present and defend ideas. Colossians 4:6
  • ​To learn to use debate and speech skills to communicate God's truth to the world. I Peter 3:15
  • To learn to encourage and support others with our words. Ephesians 4: 29-32.
  • ​To learn to work together with others in a team effort and strive to help each member reach maximum potential in a manner that is God-honoring and worthy of respect. Philippians 2:3-4, Proverbs 27:17 
  • ​To help experienced students develop leadership skills through mentoring young or inexperienced students. Matthew 23: 10-11, I Timothy 4:12