Expected Student Outcomes

Spiritual Development / Formation

Southside Christian students will have a personal belief in Jesus Christ as their Savior and will seek to live a life of faith and obedience in relationship with Him, as evidenced by:

  • possessing and being able to articulate a thorough knowledge of scripture that results in an integrated Biblical worldview. (Colossians 1: 9-10)
  • displaying a consuming love for God and love for all people regardless of gender, race, ability, age, culture, or economic status. (Mark 12:29-30)
  • developing spiritual habits that produce an intimate relationship with the Lord and with the local body of Christ. (John 15:4; Hebrews 10: 24,25)
  • demonstrating the fruit of the spirit. (Galatians 5:22-23)
  • living as responsible stewards of their minds, bodies, gifts, resources, time, and talents. (Luke 16; 1 Peter 4:10)

Academic Excellence

Southside Christian students will be prepared for college and vocational excellence as evidenced by:

  • developing lifelong learning habits that produce competency. (Proverbs 10:14; Philippians 1:6; 2 Timothy 2:15)
  • developing their intellect to the fullest ability in order to think analytically and employ problem-solving skills. (Proverbs 18:13,15,17; Romans 12:2; Ephesians 5:8-16; Philippians 4:6; James 1:5)
  • recognizing, developing, and utilizing God-given abilities to the fullest extent. ( Exodus 31:2-5; Daniel 1:17)
  • maturing as Christian leaders to serve in their respective disciplines. (2 Timothy 3:16-17; Titus 2:1)

Cultural Engagement

Southside Christian students will impact the community and culture with truth as evidenced by:

  • living and sharing the gospel by making disciples (Matthew 28:19,20)
  • understanding, engaging, challenging and/or supporting the current social, economic, and cultural ideologies in a spirit of love and grace. (1 Samuel 16:7; 2 Chronicles. 7:14; Hosea 14:9; Romans 12:2; Ephesians 4:15;)
  • contributing positively to the community through civic responsibility. (Nehemiah 4:6; Proverbs 6:6; Proverbs 28:7; Ecclesiastes 9:10; Jeremiah 29:7)
  • fostering a spirit of community service and a missionary mindset while serving others with a heart of compassion. (Matthew 28:19; Ephesians 5:21; Philippians 2:3-11; James 4:10)
  • appreciating and influencing the arts, literature, media, and the sciences through the lens of scripture. (Exodus 35:30-35; Psalms 150:1-5; Ephesians 2:10; Philippians 4:8; Colossians 3:16)