From a teacher in Africa: Zee simply blesses you with her presence. She entered second grade shy, somewhat reserved, and very compliant. Over the last several weeks, though, she has blossomed into a child that exudes a contagious joy. She grew up in an orphanage, but now is a foster child living with one of the […]
Our TeachBeyond members have returned to their classrooms in the northern hemisphere, while those down under are looking forward to their summer break. Here is a partial list of schools where our teachers are working this year.
Amanda Ferris says several of her colleagues and friends have gone to the train stations in Budapest to distribute aid and just sit and talk with the people.
From a teacher in West Africa: A group of us foreign teachers played a soccer match against some of our school’s national staff. The majority of our national workers are from a Muslim background, so it was an awesome time to show unity and God’s love. What an opportunity to begin making friends. Along […]
We so enjoyed our time of training with our teachers this morning. Seeing how they were taking it all in, laughing with each other, and asking important questions—in addition to their desire to learn—was more than we anticipated.
I wrote their prayer requests next to their name, and asked them the following week if their prayer had been answered. Most of the time they have been!
From a teacher in Asia: The long-time desire of my heart has been to work with orphans and needy children, so imagine my delight when I was invited to visit an orphanage near our city. Unfortunately, the day before I was to go the trip was cancelled. I was so disappointed. On further reflection, I realized I […]
During Bible we were talking about Abraham and how God spoke to him. I told them that God often speaks in the silence. The students shared many examples of how God has spoken to their parents about being missionaries in the Philippines (So neat!).
Carol and Mark Barner are teachers from Phoenix, Arizona. As they were nearing retirement—after working as a college computer teacher (Carol) and high school science teacher (Mark)—they yearned to continue glorifying the Lord. In particular, they were looking for a way to do this within their education professions. They prayed and looked at schools where […]