Category Archives for Faith in the Classroom

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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How to Be Truly Thankful: Why We Should Give Away More of Our Stuff

I read an interesting book this past summer called 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess. With a title like that, I suspected this book might make me a bit uncomfortable – and that it might leave me a little different than when I started. It didn’t disappoint. One of the things Jen (the author) does is […]

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How to Start a Bible Trivia Competition in Just One Week

The kids are a bundle of nerves and excitement as they anticipate the final round of Bible Challenge that’s about to start in 5 minutes. Comments like “I’m so nervous, I think I’m gonna’ throw up” are way too common in these moments. The tumult fades to a small rumbling as the emcee steps to […]

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