A few weeks ago, I shared some thoughts about something near and dear to my heart, the process of learning. Becoming a more effective learner is something that everyone can do and benefit from.
In high school, my Latin teacher was one of the most influential people in my life. A graduate student at the local seminary who taught Latin on the side, he worked hard to draw out discussion about God without actually being the one to initiate conversations (surely because of the limitations placed on him by […]
After a significant hiatus, I’ve re-entered the world of academia and am taking a course this summer at Reformed Theological Seminary. As a side note, if you’re considering seminary, I heartily recommend RTS. One thing I’ve been thinking about off and on over the past year is the fact that it is entirely possible for […]
In our youth ministry, we’ve begun a series called, “God’s Timeline,” borrowing from Facebook’s feature of presenting a user’s content on a timeline. The thought behind the series was to present a redemptive-historical view of the Bible. The goal is for our youth to walk away realizing that their “timeline” is not primary, but is […]
Sir, Yes Sir! When I was in eighth grade, I had a drill sergeant for an English teacher. She took a rag-tag group of grammatically-ignorant thirteen-year-olds and whipped us into a lean, mean, sentence-graphing machine. Or at least I think that was her intention. In reality, I don’t know how effective she was. Because I […]