We teach who we are. As Christians, we should allow the Bible to shape our identity, relationships, priorities, etc. If scripture changes us, then the way we teach should also change. Therefore, we should “aspire to ‘incarnate’ the biblical vision, living it out in the day to day interactions of the classroom.” A helpful way […]
We just celebrated St Patrick’s Day, which reminded me that several years ago a provocatively entitled book upset conventional wisdom. It was Thomas Cahill’s, How The Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland’s Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe. Those of us with an Irish heritage didn’t […]
“TeachBeyond teachers are ‘born again’ teachers – that is, teachers who themselves have been transformed and filled with God’s Holy Spirit to become empowered for a ministry of transformation.” It wasn’t yet 8 a.m., and it had already been a difficult day. So when Levi came to school late and out of dress code—again—I snapped. […]
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For the Christian educator, be that person a teacher or leader, the primary goal of teaching and learning is to present everyone mature in Christ. Christian education fosters maturity in Christ, preparing students for both life beyond school and eternity, for honouring and glorifying God. The first Scriptural underpinning for this is the Great Commission. […]
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“It’s just an astonishing movement of the Holy Spirit around the world, prodding and probing, and the result is we have this outburst of interest in education.” TeachBeyond President George Durance offered that observation in a recent interview on Mission Network News. He was commenting on the increased interest around the world in quality, values-based […]
When teachers get together to share ideas, their students benefit. When those ideas focus on gospel-driven transformational education, the benefit is eternal. Carl Miller, who recently attended TeachBeyond’s Transformational Education Conference in the Philippines, came away from the conference with a new appreciation for how teachers can let God work through them to bring transformation […]