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Delights of Boyhood in a BFA Dorm

I love these boys for their strength, their tender kindness, their discipline and creativity, their sense of justice and protectiveness, their courage to grow and to risk being new, their willingness to let others in, and for the layers of their stories that I’m only beginning to touch.






Teaching Content to Language Learners: Creating Order in (what feels like) Chaos

Teaching content to a classroom with diverse language proficiencies can feel overwhelming. We feel the pressure for our language learners (ELs) to gain more vocabulary, increase their linguistic complexity, and eliminate errors – all while they learn the class material! Here is some background information that will help you implement Jessica Weaver’s suggestions from a […]


Developing a Sticky Faith

One of the books that has significantly influenced the way that I think about Christian education is Sticky Faith by Dr. Kara Powell and Dr. Chap Clark. The book is based on a longitudinal research project asking: why are so many young people—who would claim an active Christian faith position when they leave high school–unable […]