Entries by Guest Author

Setting Healthy Boundaries

I’m not sure what your daily life looks like right now. Maybe you are overwhelmed with suddenly homeschooling all of your children, adapting to teaching online, or leading your school into a new phase of learning. Maybe you have more free time since the virus has put a halt on what you can do in […]

From Fear to Faith

We desire to help our learners through their transformation into who God has created them to be. When dealing with anxiety and trauma, our role in this transformation is to learn how to care for students, assist them in their healing and, in so doing, create a space for them to simply be children. As […]

Transformation at English Camp

Livi is a 25 year old Christian living in an Eastern European country. Shortly after returning from her studies in Ireland, she participated in an English Camp. She appreciates the impact it had on her. “I am happy now and have been baptized.”

Political Tension on Lesvos

Over the past month, the situation on Lesvos has reached the boiling point. The result has been an increase in threats, violence, vandalism, and the evacuation of our Winter team, as well as most NGO workers. Our hearts are heavy for our Greek friends and for the more than 20,000 men, women, and children seeking […]

Transformation from the Inside Out

Trees fall. This one by our house collapsed and crushed the fence during a recent rainstorm. There was no outward sign of a weakness. Now, broken open, it lays across the fence and I can see the rottenness inside. Sometimes people are like trees. We can look good outside but won’t hold up over time […]

Success with the Global Impact Fund

The TeachBeyond Advancement team erupted in celebration and worship as the TeachBeyond Global Impact Fund realized that they had surpassed the target of $150,000 for 2019 giving. This fund supports the launch of new schools and projects, helps to develop existing projects, mobilizes educators, and supports current TeachBeyond educators who serve around the globe.

Bayanihan & Collective Efficacy

There is a Filipino word that beautifully describes how being unified and working together helps accomplish great things.  Bayanihan, which literally means being in a bayan (group/community), reflects the underlying understanding that the collective whole is better than an individual. Last year, Faith Academy had the theme “Better Together”.  We emphasized the importance of working […]

Creating Excellent Educational Environments

We are exploring four foundational pillars of what we mean by transformational education this year. A couple of months ago, we talked about step one: Becoming all that God intends. Now for step two: Excellent Educational Environments. As we pursue God’s intentions for each learner, how can we create excellent educational environments that bring transformational […]