Kingdom Education – Glen Schultz
Dr. Schultz has given his life to educating future generations according to God’s plan for the past 46 years. He began his involvement in education as a chemistry teacher and coach at Gowanda Central School in New York. After 5 years of teaching in public school, Glen entered the field of Christian school education, where he has served the Lord ever since. He has been a teacher, coach, high school principal and superintendent during his tenure in Christian schools. Dr. Schultz just completed 9 years as an associate pastor at Sherwood Baptist Church and Headmaster of Sherwood Christian Academy. Prior to this, Glen directed the Christian school work at LifeWay Christian Resources for 9 years. He also served as the Association of Christian Schools International Southeast Regional Director for 7 years.
Glen is the author of Kingdom Education: God’s Plan for Educating Future Generations and several parenting booklets including A Parent’s Greatest Joy, Home Invasion, Shepherding and 20/20 Vision. He has conducted seminars throughout the United States and several foreign countries. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Schultz is the founder and director of Kingdom Education Ministries.
He received his BA degree from Roberts Wesleyan College and his MEd and EdD at the University of Virginia. He has been married to his wife, Sharon, for 45 years and has three children and six grandchildren.
Kingdom Education for the 21st Century: Fulfilling God’s Plan for Educating Future Generations
Kingdom Education Second Edition
Glen Schultz, Christian School principal, pastor and Theology lecturer identifies 10 key elements:
- The education of children and youth is the primary responsibility of parents;
(Deuteronomy 6:4-9; Psalm 78:1-7; Proverbs 22:6; Malachi 2:13-16; Ephesians 6:4)
- The education of children and youth is a 24-hours-a-day, 7 days a week process that continues from birth to maturity;
(Deuteronomy 6:7; 11:19; Proverbs 22:6)
- The education of children and youth must have as its primary goals the salvation of and discipleship of the next generation;
(Psalm 78:6-7; Matthew 28:19-20)
- The education of children and youth must be based on God’s Word as absolute truth;
(Matthew 24:35; Psalm 119)
- The education of children and youth must hold Christ as preeminent in all of life;
(Colossians 2:3, 6-10)
- The education of children and youth must not hinder the spiritual and moral development of the next generation;
(Matthew 18:6; 19:13-14; Mark 10:13-16; Luke 18:15-17)
- The education of children and you, if and when delegated to others by parents, must be done by teachers chosen with utmost care to ensure that they follow these principles;
(Exodus 18:21; I Samuel 1:27-28; 3:1-10)
- The education of children and youth results in the formation of a belief system or worldview that will be patterned after the belief systems or worldview of the person’s teacher;
- The education of children and youth must lead to true wisdom by connecting all knowledge to a Biblical worldview frame of reference;
(Romans 1:20; 11:33; Psalm 19:1; Proverbs 4:5; Jeremiah 10:12; Luke 11:52; Colossians 2:3)
- The education of children and youth must have a view of the future that includes the eternal perspective.
(Colossians 3:1-2; Matthew 6:19-20; 2 Timothy 4:6-8; Acts 20:24; Hebrews 11:13)