What Lutheran Schools Teach

Lutheran schools are known for their academic quality and for their ability to aid moral development. They are religious schools which include daily teaching about religion and integrate religious beliefs into everything they teach. Many parents who are considering enrolling their child wonder, “What will they teach my child about religion at a Lutheran school?”

lutheran-crossLutheran schools teach what Lutherans believe.

  • That the Bible is the source and basis for their beliefs. (2 Timothy 3:15-17)
  • That all people and all faiths are to be shown respect. (Matthew 22:39)
  • That only through faith in Jesus Christ can people be saved. (John 3:16)

Lutheran schools teach about God.

  • The Almighty, loving Creator of everything and everyone. (Genesis 1:1)
  • One God, but three equal persons (Father, Son, Holy Spirit). (Matthew 28:19)
  • A Judge who requires us to fulfill His law perfectly. (James 2:10)
  • A Savior who died for our sins and arose from the dead. (2 Timothy 1:10)
  • A Sanctifier who gives us faith through His Word and sacraments. (1 Corinthians 6:11)
  • The Author of the Bible who inspired men to write every word as He directed. (2 Timothy 3:16)
  • Love. He loves all people perfectly, in spite of how they may act. (1 John 4:8)