Entries by Guest Author

God Intercedes in Her Travel Adventure

I was stuck in a place with no phone, no WiFi, and next to no language skills. I also had not been able to exchange money, so I was unable to pay for a taxi fare as the card reader wasn’t working. I was discouraged.

Reflecting on Transformational Impact

Here at TeachBeyond, our mission is to provide transformational education to the students and communities in which we serve. We have compiled a list of Transformational Education Indicators that we hope will help educators do just that.

What’s Biblical Integration?

What exactly is the role of the Bible in education? Why do many students struggle to see the relevance of the Bible? Harold Klassen writes about biblical integration in the classroom. His insight can help teachers see how to remove their limitations on integrating their subjects and the Bible.

Third-Grader’s Life Transformed by Christ

In the last few weeks, I was able to pray with one of my students who accepted Christ, and I’ve begun discipling her. I am under-qualified and overwhelmed, but God is good to provide what I need. She is quite the seeker and asks a lot of hard questions!

Speaking Truth to Elementary Students

The three of us had a great lunch together.  “Z” asked questions about creation, evolution, time, the Big Bang.  He asked about how to know he was a Christian. I encouraged “L” to help answer the questions and contribute to what she knew to be true as well. I wanted to challenge her to share her faith and how she became a follower of Jesus.

What Does it Mean to ‘Engage the Culture?’

“I don’t know when there’s been a time in church history where we have seen so many young intellectuals coming along with clear insights and godly passion, calling the church to witness with clarity and sensitivity,” George Durance says. “We need to let our students know that that’s a very different thing from (winning) a culture war.”

Mexican Government Honors Veteran Teacher

BridgeWay’s “Miss Jose” recently received a government award for 40 years of teaching service. She was honored, given the Ignacio Manuel Altamirano Medal, and a monetary award. Miss Jose teaches Kinder 3, which includes 5-year-olds.