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Dr. Scott Postma

Dr. Scott Postma

about the teacher

I live in the Pacific Northwest with my wife and family. Inspired by the classical and Christian imagination, my passion is to help high school students obtain a classical Christian a.k.a liberal arts education.

I served as a minister for 20 years and as an educator for 28 years. During this time, I helped plant two churches and founded two private Christian schools. I have earned degrees in humanities with an emphasis in literature (Ph.D., Faulkner University), classical and Christian studies (M.A.C.C.S., Knox Theological Seminary), religion and English literature (B.S., Liberty University), theology (M.A., B.A., Salt Lake Baptist College), and creative writing (A.A., College of Southern Nevada).

Teaching Philosophy

I believe the gospel is central to education and the two cannot be separated without compromising human flourishing or diminishing culture. Ultimately, the parents have been given the biblical mandate to bring up their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord and are, therefore, expected to take primary responsibility for the student’s education. As a teacher, my role is to act as an agent or extension of the home by providing the student with guidance as to the proper resources, a clear set of learning objectives, classroom policies, teacher …

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On Education: A Review
On Education by Abraham Kuyper, edited by Wendy Naylor, Harry Van Dyke, Jordan J. Ballor, and Melvin Flikkema. Abraham Kuyper Collected Works in Public Theology.
An Admonishing Angel for the Modern World
Shield Wall: A Journal of Theological Poetics 1, no. 3 (Chalcedon 2016):13-30.


Faulkner University - 2023
Humanities w/ concentration in Literature
Knox Theological Seminary - 2015
Christianity and Classics
Liberty University - 2013
Interdisciplinary Studies w/cognates in Religion and Literature
College of Southern Nevada - 2011
Creative Writing
B.A., M.A.
Theology - 2003
Salt Lake Baptist College
A.S. Certificate
Avionic Electronics - 1990
Community College of the Air Force