Category Archives for Discipline & Discipling (Teaching)

Trump Won, and There’s Something We’ve Got to Do

I don’t think I’ve ever been as saddened and frustrated with my Facebook feed as I’ve been the past week. The hate, the violence, the fear, the mischaracterizations, the overreactions, the drama….Can we all agree things have been a little crazy here in America? We’ve been stunned by the venom, the fear, and the mischaracterizations […]

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3 Keys to Teaching from a Biblical Perspective (no matter where you teach)

Listen to the full episode here: ********************************************************************************* No matter where you teach, you need to always remember that what God tells us in His Word is the truth – regardless of whether it’s popular, regardless of whether anyone else agrees with it. There IS absolute truth. Values are not different than facts. This is not […]

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10 Traits of Impactful Christian Teachers

As Christian teachers, we want to do more than just inspire our students to love academics. We also want to make a real and lasting impact in their hearts and lives. We strive to help them grow in character and wisdom and experience the greatest joy when we see Christ work directly in their hearts. This season we’re […]

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9 Truths You Need to Know to Create Powerful Discipleship in Your Christian School

What is Christian education? Or rather, what makes it different? Is it about smaller class sizes, better behaved kids, more supportive parents? Does the difference simply lie in the fact that there’s a Bible class and that we open the day with prayer? Or is there more to it than that? While there are many […]

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Should Teachers Be Kind or Strict?

Click here to find out more about the Teach 4 the Heart podcast. You’re being too nice. You’ve got to toughen up. If you’ve heard those words anytime recently, chances are you’re a bit frustrated – and maybe even a little confused. Your students aren’t really listening to you, and you’re having trouble keeping order […]

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What to Do When Your Students Are Out to Make You Miserable

Dear First-Year Teacher, If you’re frustrated & confused, wondering why your kids are treating you like dirt, let me tell you that you’re not alone. A first-year teacher recently posted a question in our Christian Teachers’ Lounge Facebook group that brought me right back to my early teaching days of “what on earth am I […]

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