About Focus

Our Mission

Our mission is to engage, equip, and edify educators with resources that will empower them in God-honoring service.

Our Desire

Simply stated, we want to serve Christian educators.  Our hope is that this blog grows into a community of Christian educators where we can learn and grow together.  So, welcome to the conversation.

The Editor

Edward Earwood, Editor of Focus

Edward headshotEdward Earwood, executive director of South Carolina Association of Christian Schools, has served in Christian education ministry for the 34 years.  His ministry has included teaching, coaching, administrating, as well as pastoring.  He served for nine years as Director of Student Services for Alabama Christian Education Association prior to moving to South Carolina in 2005.

Edward earned his B. A. in Bible and Secondary Education from Bob Jones University in 1979, an M. S. in Educational Administration from Pensacola Christian College, and has earned a Specialist in Education (Ed. S.) degree from Bob Jones University.  Edward is currently enrolled and completing his doctoral program in educational leadership at Columbia International University.

He and a cohort authored a book released in 2012 entitled A Scent of Water, a book designed to help re-ignite and re-direct Christian education in the 21st century.  His work also includes both national and international accrediting in addition to speaking regularly at staff training, conferences and conventions.

His wife, Debra, serves at SCACS with him; they have three daughters, all Christian educators.  Edward enjoys as hobbies coin collecting and reading.

 

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