Tag Archives: God

Success climb interrupted

Posted on 12. Apr, 2018 by .


By Levi Photenhauer, LCA sophomore — Straight out of college, Josh Young worked for Veneklasen Associates, a transnational multimillion dollar sound engineering firm. He bought a house in Santa Monica for his beautiful bride and budding family. Then all of sudden in 2012, he jumped from the corporate ladder and ditched his enviable success. “I more »

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She almost aborted him

Posted on 28. Apr, 2017 by .


By Jordan Sheppard, LCA sophomore — Her Aunt Kerris always took little Monica to Santa Monica’s New Shiloh Baptist Church. Even though Aunt Kerris was not wealthy, she always gave 50 cents to her niece to buy something after service from the local store. Things were cheap back in the 70s and 80s, so you more »

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No longer on guard, a new student transitions to Lighthouse

Posted on 01. Nov, 2016 by .


By Alexis Lyons, new LCA sophomore Attending Lighthouse Christian Academy has opened my heart and my mind. At my old school, I felt I had to be on guard and protect my emotions and feelings. At LCA, a small Santa Monica Christian school, I feel like I can be myself. I’m learning and growing everyday more »

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He lost a destiny in soccer but got a destiny in God

Posted on 08. Jun, 2016 by .


By Alex Cervantes, LCA sophomore All Junior Cervantes ever wanted was to play professional soccer. The Pacoima native was cultivated on some of the best clubs. His dad, an ardent player, taught him the ball was “his money. You wouldn’t let anybody take your money away from you, would you?” Once in the championship, he more »

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‘My procrastination got me to Christianity’

Posted on 18. Dec, 2015 by .


By Sasha Photenhauer, LCA senior Will Clancy was annoyed with Lighthouse at first. They kept talking about Jesus in every subject. From the second grade onward, he had been taught evolution, so he had long ago lost what little faith he might have had belonging to a family that went to Catholic church once in more »

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