Gut Wrenching Courage
In March of 2014, Mer and I started having serious talks about UCA being a real thing and on May 7th of that year we launched our website and a fundraising video. That makes May 7th the unofficial birthday of Urban Christian Academy. The big #2 is coming up and it has us feeling all the feels. So be prepared for some birthday reflections and celebrations in the coming weeks. For now though, there’s a topic I just have to speak into. Over the past 2 years Mer and I have been c
Thoughts On The Bullet From Our Playground...
In the summer of 2014 Mer and I sat at Brendan’s preschool graduation giddy with anticipation to watch him walk across the stage in his cap and gown to proudly receive his construction paper diploma. When the graduates’ names were called it was followed by the proclamation of where they would be attending kindergarten. I clapped politely for each name but when I heard Brendan’s name followed by “Urban Christian Academy” I got goosebumps. For us that was the first time Urban C