CHARGE

by Chad Dirkse

​​This podcast explores how the grand narrative of the Bible shapes the whole experience of Christian schooling. Each episode welcomes you into an authentic conversation that seeks to connect how the Christian faith and worldview forms teaching and learning, directs curricular and co-curricular programs, and frames the daily practices of school life. You will hear from school administrators, teachers, and students as we examine... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E03 - Episode 3: Living in Community

    S02 E03 - Episode 3: Living in Community

    Jim Arnold, Sara Drexler, and Jake Palumbo discuss how they set the tone for a new school year and communicate with students the guidelines and expectations of living in community.

    40:58
  • S02 E02 - Episode 2: Jake Palumbo | High School Principal

    S02 E02 - Episode 2: Jake Palumbo | High School Principal

    Chad introduces the new High School Principal Jake Palumbo. They discuss his position, priorities, and transferring goats across state lines.

    35:47
  • S02 E01 - Episode: 1: Teens & Mental Health with Special Guest David Thomas

    S02 E01 - Episode: 1: Teens & Mental Health with Special Guest David Thomas

    As part of their Capstone projects, three seniors sit down with David Thomas of Daystar Counseling Ministries to ask questions related to their research on teens and mental health. David gives parents a preview of his upcoming wor...

    30:52
  • Season 1

  • S01 E10 - Episode 10: Walking in God’s Good Way

    S01 E10 - Episode 10: Walking in God’s Good Way

    Chad reflects on the practical and spiritual realities that Jesus is the light of the world and how Christians can lead the world in hopefulness.

    12:19
  • S01 E09 - Episode 9: Adventures in Podcasting

    S01 E09 - Episode 9: Adventures in Podcasting

    Chad sits down with students Isaiah Harris, Malachi Harris, and Miles Caines to discuss the Barch podcast and what they’ve learned from using their voices to entertain and inform.

    33:38