Nathan and the Griesses at BFA's 2012 commencement celebration.

I Love My Job!

Recently I had the privilege of representing Black Forest Academy(BFA) during a recruiting trip to the States. I truly had mixed emotions about going and leaving Elijah and Jonathan for 18 days, but I was so excited to see my family and visit universities to recruit faculty/staff for the 2013-2014 [...]
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We’d like you to meet…

We’d like to introduce a new family to you. They have become an important part of our lives since the beginning of the year. They are so important to us that we are going to take a team of students from Black Forest Academy and from August-Macke Schule to Romania to help build them a home there. [...]
We love serving with this team!

The Latest News

  December 2012 Newsletter Hopefully among all the Christmas cards, packages and holiday wishes that have been flooding your mail box, you’ve also received our latest newsletter. If you didn’t get anything in the mail from us, you can click on the link above and see all the photos and news from [...]
NOT fasting at the bahnhof

Going By Fast

I was walking down the hallway when a group of three BFA students stopped and asked me if I would take their survey for spiritual formation class (or was it Worldviews?). OK. “Have you ever fasted?” asked the somewhat serious girl with the clipboard. She seemed to be leading the quest for [...]
Mr. Hill works with a student

Avenues – The World School

What is Avenues? A global school with faculty and campuses in all the world’s largest cultures will [give students] a huge advantage… Existing in and working with another culture is the best way to learn about it.  - excerpt from the Avenues website [] I recently heard a story on the [...]
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