The Heart and Soul of AFAA
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The Heart and Soul of AFAA

The Heart and Soul of AFAA By Chrissy Hahn, AFAA’s Office Manager Vision Statement: Our desire is to see the power of the Gospel displayed through the creativity of the arts, and to graduate students from our classes who fully understand how to honor Christ through pursuing excellence in the arts. “Getting to the heart...

Rest in Christ
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Rest in Christ

Rest in Christ By: Rachel Manning, current AFAA student As we rest this summer, it is important to remember to give ourselves time to rest in Christ as well. Matthew 11:28 says, “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (ESV) Christ gives us a simple command,...

A Prayerful Slice of Time
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A Prayerful Slice of Time

A Prayerful Slice of Time By Diane Mckinzie Time is so important, but yet we treat it as though it is something to be taken for granted, and something we will always have. We take time to shop, cook meals, watch our favorite TV shows, or just talk on the phone; but have you made...

Lean On God: Encouragement for Caretakers
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Lean On God: Encouragement for Caretakers

A sincere, honest glimpse into the heart of a wife & caretaker, and her reliance on God as her strength. Written by: Ms. Diane McKinzie God gives the hardest battles to his strongest spiritual soldiers. Belief, trust, and prayer are the weapons that I believe God’s soldiers can use to fight the anxiousness, anger, depression,...

Weaving Trust in God
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Weaving Trust in God

Reflections on 2018 at AFAA After a phenomenal dance recital (Come Alive), a spring theatre production (Charlotte’s Web), and an art show wrapped up our first official year as a studio this past spring, we headed full charge into our first summer of classes.  With students filling our halls each week with dance camps, theatre...

4 Strategies to Encourage a Special Needs Child to Get Involved in the Arts
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4 Strategies to Encourage a Special Needs Child to Get Involved in the Arts

Music and the arts are the cornerstones to any child’s growth and development. They are known to promote creativity, improve motor skills, and boost self-esteem. For children with special needs, they also offer an alternative way for them to connect with the world and a new form of expression. Though it may take some extra...

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