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God’s Not Fair (and What We Should Do About It)

Have you found yourself telling your kids or students “Life’s not fair?” Boy do we all know that’s true! But did you ever realize that God’s not fair? He’s not. And that’s a very good thing. We all struggle with this concept of fairness – both in our own lives and in the lives of…

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What to Do When Things Get Crazy

Few people understand the word busy better than teachers. There is always so much to do and so little time to do it. (I wrote about this in a previous post: Do you feel too busy to pray?) And when we do get to our planning times, inevitably something else comes up. A student needs…

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Should You Really Not Smile Until Christmas?

The old teaching adage “Don’t Smile Until Christmas” has been praised and criticized, ignored and heeded, and generally very much discussed. That’s because while there is a good deal of wisdom behind this saying, it is somewhat misguided in its application. The beginning of the year is absolutely critical, and many of us know from…

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For Christian Parents Considering “Homeschooling” with K12

As a Christian, I believe strongly in the importance of Christian education. But with the downturn in the economy and the emergency of internet learning, I’ve noticed a growing trend. More and more Christian parents seem to be turning to K12 as a way to homeschool their children. (The K12 program is offered in various…

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Is Christian Education Really Important?

Christian education is my passion, so it sometimes amazes me when I hear other Christians dismiss the whole concept or speak flippantly about it. Christian schools are deemed by some to be inferior or unnecessary. They’re too expensive, too strict, too intrusive, or too much of a bubble. While no school is perfect, Christian education…

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5 Simple Documents to Help Your Year Start Smoothly

The first week of school sets the tone for the entire year, and the more prepared you are, the better. You will not regret spending time during the summer to have all your ducks in a row. One aspect of preparation involves handouts and other class documents. Here are five documents I use to help…

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