High school students live out school's vision

The vision of Kingdom Prep Lutheran High School, in Wauwatosa, Wis., says it all: “Where young men develop their God-given gifts to lead in the home, serve in the church, engage in meaningful work, and transform the community.”

It’s not just a pretty saying to etch in the entryway of the school and to paste on the school’s website. Living out this vision is central to how Kingdom Prep operates. For example, one period each day is known as “Nehemiah hour.” Students identify a problem and ask the Lord how they are gifted to help in solving that problem. This becomes a self-directed project that can take many forms. For more than a year, some Kingdom Prep students have been spending Nehemiah hour—and many hours outside of school—helping Kingdom Prep’s neighbor Laura build a new garage.

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