Our Purpose & Goals

Southern Missouri Heritage Academy
  • To provide and offer an educational experience that trains and educates the whole person....the HEART, HEAD, and HAND.

  • To inculcate the Christian Faith into the heart and mind of the students. To promote a personal faith in Jesus Christ as Creator, Savior, Redeemer, and King.

  • To equip students to

    • positively affect their culture

    • be good citizens ​

    • be good husbands, wives, and parents

    • contribute to the culture and economy in a positive manner.

  • To strive for academic excellence  ​in all major core curriculum subjects. 

    • Math​

    • Science

    • English

    • History

    • Bible

    • Largle selection of electives available

  • To learn basic and specialized life skills.

  • To impart a strong sense of American Patriotism, and a true and accurate knowledge of American History.

  • To know and understand the Constitution and its value and importance.

  • To respect God ordained and lawful authority. 

  • To instill a Biblical Historic Worldview.

  • To see the needs of others, and willingly take action to help.

About Us

Southern Missouri Heritage Academy is an Educational Ministry arm of Liberty Faith Bible Church at Norwood, Missouri.

Photo taken near Camp J-O-Y Bible Camp, Douglas County, MO 

 

Educating the Heart

Heritage Academy has a three track, total education program; the Heart, the Head, and the Hand.

As a faith based Christian Academy we begin with...the Heart.

  • Luke 10:27- "And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself."

  • Proverbs 4:23- "Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life."

  • Proverbs 1:7- "The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction."

  • Proverbs 9:10- "The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding."

We Seek...

...in  Educating the Heart...

  • To promote Love...for God, neighbor, and country.

  • To make the Word of God and our Lord Jesus Christ, the foundation, authority, and center of all learning.

  • To promote a personal faith in Jesus Christ as Creator, Redeemer, Savior, and King.

  • To instill a Biblical Historic Christian Worldview

  • To promote Christ-like character and values

  • To glorify God in all we teach and do.

  • To provide and promote ministry opportunities in serving God and others.

Twice monthly Inspirational and motivational speakers from various walks of life. Parents and Grandparents, please come!

 

Educating the Head

Heritage Academy has two available World Class Academic Curriculum programs.
  • Both ACE and A Beka are personalized and individualized, with Supervisors and Monitors who assist and instruct in the student's learning experience.

  • Parents and students may choose which curriculum program they believe works best for them.

  • We emphasis the ability to read well, comprehend, think, and apply.

 

Educating the Hand

Ecclesiastes 9:10

"Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might...."

Heritage Academy seeks to instill, promote, and train students to 

  • Develop a strong positive, energetic WORK ETHIC

  • Be trained in a WIDE variety of basic and specialized LIFE SKILLS. (See Domestic Arts and Industrial Arts Classes)

  • Have opportunity and exposure to experience all facets of trades, manufacturing, and business fields. 

Heritage Academy has two Vocational area of study: 

  • Domestic Arts Learning

  • Industrial Arts Learning

Vocational Education Classes

Domestic Arts Learning

The Domestic Arts Learning includes but is not limited to...

  • Culinary, Cooking, and Baking

  • Sewing

  • Looming, Quilting

  • Gardening

  • Home-making

  • Health and Home Care

  • Poultry

  • Bee-keeping

  • Horti-culture, Greenhouse work

Baking Ingredients
Sewing Studio
Traditional Quilt
Crate of Vegetables
Hand Holding Color Swatches
Medicinal Herbs
Collecting Eggs
Honeycomb
Green House

The Industrial Arts Learning includes but is not limited to...

  • Building Trades: We usually have a new home building project , in which all students help in at least some area.

  • Welding- Metal Fabrication, Computerized plasma cutting

  • Mechanics

  • Electrical

  • Plumbing

  • Heating and Air Conditioning

  • Forestry, Conservation

  • Horti-culture

  • Landscaping

  • Wood working, Furniture making, Cabinetry

  • Agriculture 

  • Re-loading, Shell making, Gun smithing

  • Milling

  • Animal Husbandry

  • Computer Science

Industrial Arts Learning

Carpenter Tools
Custom Welding
Vintage Car
Decorative Lighting
Plumber
Fixing an Air Conditioner
Logger cutting wood with chainsaw
Gardener
Rifle Bullets
Man Wood Carving
Cattle at Sunrise

Students are exposed to all of  these areas and gain basic training in all of their grade and high school years. As students show interest in one or more particular areas we try to give them more opportunities for advanced learning.

 

Educating in History

1. To teach, impart, and promote an awareness, knowledge     and appreciation for true American History, our                     Founders, our Founding principles of personal                       responsibility, and liberty.

2. To impart Patriotism and honor to our Constitution, Bill      of Rights, and Declaration of Independence. 

3. To impart respect and honor to our veterans, our Law          Enforcement, our elected officials, and all God ordained      authorities. 

 

Educating in Helping

1. To provide the wisdom, desire, vision, and opportunity to       participate in various ministry and out reach programs           that help widows, the fatherless, the poor, elderly, sick and     all those in need of love, care, and practical help.

2. To promote Christian Mission of the various fields.