Wingspan Blog

Wingspan is a collection of blog articles that spotlight the relationships, programs, and values that bring the Brentwood Academy mission to life.


BA teacher sees god's hand at work in Peru

December 12 , 2018
Food for the Hungry This October, my family and I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Lima Perú to meet a child that we sponsor through a non-profit called Food for the Hungry. We originally decided to sponsor a child about 3 years ago as part of our charitable giving so that our kids could be involved in it. We hoped they would feel more of a connection than just giving a donation...

Jesus on the Cross… A Lesson In Foolishness

March 27 , 2018
With Easter falling on April Fools’ Day this year, instead of arguing for Jesus’ death and resurrection, let’s talk about how foolish the gospel seems from a worldly perspective. Living in the home of Christian music, Christian publishing, and with a church on every corner, it’s easy to become very comfortable with the gospel. We take for granted that it’s true. In some ways we can become...

Making Disciples

February 15 , 2018
“Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.” - Matthew 28:19  As I sat in my room in December of 2016 of my senior year, I had prayed that the Lord would show me how I could be a disciple of Him. His answer: Go to Haiti on Winterim. I never thought I would be able to go, but my mom pushed and encouraged me. I knew...