NHCA Goals


Colossians 3:16: “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly…”

  1. To provide a thoroughly Christian learning environment.
  2. To teach the Bible as the only inspired, inerrant, infallible, authoritative Word of God, and to give knowledge and understanding of the Bible.
  3. To teach the deity of Christ, including His virgin birth, perfect life, atonement on the cross, resurrection, and return.
  4. To teach that salvation is by grace through faith and is a free gift of God, neither merited nor secured by any virtue or work of man; received only by personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
  5. To develop students with integrity, high morals, and a respect for God’s Word.
  6. To encourage self-discipline and responsibility in students based on respect for the submission to God.
  7. To work with parents as they train children for a life of service to God.
  8. To train students to achieve the very best that God has for them, providing them with a strong sense of who they are in Christ and how they should relate to God and man.
  9. To help students develop a Biblical worldview.


2 Timothy 2:15: “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth."

  1. To provide an excellent academic education for each student, preparing them for admission to colleges, universities, or the work force consistent with their abilities and academic performances.
  2. To thoroughly integrate Biblical principles in all subject areas.
  3. To install in students a pursuit of excellence in all things.
  4. To teach and encourage the use of good study habits.
  5. To teach students how to do independent research and to reason logically.
  6. To develop creative and critical thinking skills.
  7. To help students discover their God-given gifts and talents.


Romans 14:7: “…none of us live to himself...”

  1. To provide a safe, caring school environment.
  2. To adequately prepare students to become productive, interactive members of society.
  3. To develop Christ-like character in students and a desire to treat others with respect, i.e. academic competitions, sports, etc.
  4. To develop in students a spirit of Christian service as exemplified in the person of Jesus Christ.


Romans 12:1: “ offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God…”

  1. To promote physical fitness and good health habits.
  2. To impart a respect for the sanctity of life and an abhorrence for the sins of abortion, euthanasia, sexual impurity, and substance abuse.
  3. To develop a respect for the body as a temple of the Holy Spirit.
  4. To teach intelligent care of the body.
  5. To encourage the yielding of the body as an instrument for God’s use.