47: Spring Into Giving

Dr. Dan Peterson and Sam Kelly, ECS Director of Advancement, discuss the Spring Into Giving initiative as part of the ECS Annual Fund. Listen as they discuss how the gift you give is making a difference at ECS and can continue to advance the school's mission.

44: Senior Bible Class

Today Dr Peterson is joined by Mark Brink, Chair of the ECS Bible Department and teacher of the Senior Bible class, as well as two of his students, Cole Jackson and Darby Hunsaker. Listen as they discuss the importance of this class at ECS and how it prepares them for their lives.

43: Downline and Discipleship

Dr. Dan Peterson speaks with Shad Berry of Downline Ministries, a ministry purposed towards biblical discipleship training. Shad is also co-founder and Executive Director of Sage Hill Counseling in Memphis. Listen as he and Dr. Peterson speak about discipleship.

41: Atheism and Christianity

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by Kyle Dillon, currently a teacher at Westminster Academy and Assistant Pastor at Riveroaks Reformed Presbyterian Church. Formerly an atheist, Kyle joins the show to discuss his background, what drove him to be an atheist, and what led him to believe in God.

39: Music Stirs the Soul

Today’s episode features Andrew Smith, Choral Director at ECS. Listen as he and Dr. Peterson discuss music and its value in both education and at home. Also, be sure to attend the upcoming Christmas music concert at ECS on December 1 at 6 pm.

38: Alumni Spotlight - Barrett Jones

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by ECS alum Barrett Jones. Barrett played football at the University of Alabama, winning three National Championships, and then went on to play for several teams in the NFL. Listen as they discuss his career and what made ECS so influential to him.

37: Why ECS?

This week Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by Cathy Boyd and Robyn Clay, the admissions team at ECS. Cathy is the Director of Admissions and Robyn is the Admissions Associate. Listen as they discuss what makes ECS special and why you should consider ECS for your students.

36: Annual Fund - Week of Giving

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by special guests to talk about the Annual Fund and the Week of Giving. Guests include:

  • Sam Kelly - Director of Advancement
  • Sandra and Buzz Fly - ECS Alumni, Parents of ECS Alumni, Former Board Member
  • Mindy and Charles Ricketts - ECS Alumnus, ECS Parents, Current Board Member

31: Athletic Discipleship

Dr. Dan Peterson speaks with some of the athletic coaches at ECS about why we do athletics and how it can be a discipleship tool.

Tommy Danner - Athletic Director, Volleyball Coach

Alan Durham - Head Football Coach

Dee Baker - Cross Country Coach

Preston Bryant - Golf Coach

Jordan Thompson - Ladies/Men's Soccer Coach

30: Preparing for Pornography

Dr. Dan Peterson welcomes back Brian Housman for an important conversation about preparing for pornography. Brian is the Executive Director of 360 Family, author of several books including Tech Savvy Parenting, and an ECS father. Listen as Dr. Peterson and Brian speak about the issues being faced by our children and what parents can do to prepare for and react to these issues.

29: Principal's Principles

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by Paula Cowart, principal of the ECS Lower School campus. Listen as they discuss Paula's time at ECS, her vision for the Lower School, and the transition from two separate campuses to one consolidated campus.