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November 10 – All I Really Need to Know About Grace, I Learned by Grace

Titus 2; Jeremiah 15-16; Psalm 126 There seems to be a hierarchy of teachers. Some teachers are in the upper tiers: college professors, high school dual credit or honors teachers. Others may not be at the absolute top, but they’re … Continue reading

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November 8 – The “Gospel” of the Fake News

2 Timothy 4; Jeremiah 11-12; Psalm 124 Fake News. We’ve all heard the stories about fake news. If you tend to be conservative, you find fake news that fits your own perspective and shout it from the mountaintops. If you … Continue reading

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Rwanda 2017 – Day 2 

Tuesday, June 13 I was awake early. Coffee hadn’t been made yet. The Sun wasn’t even beginning to color the sky. The person who sets up in the morning made a special trip to get me hot water so I … Continue reading

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March 9 – Beauty Tips for Life

Matthew 12:22-50; Leviticus 15-16; Proverbs 27 Mirrors are great. I can’t imagine shaving without being in front of a mirror. I use a mirror when I comb my hair, usually. Yes, I do comb my hair. My wife uses a … Continue reading

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November 30 – Dealing with Evaluators

Psalm 90; Numbers 17:1-11; 2 Peter 3:1-18 It happens every year or two for teachers: the dreaded teacher evaluation. During this time the principal or other supervisor comes into the classroom with a pad of paper and write down everything … Continue reading

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October 6 – Teachers

Psalm 111; Leviticus 14:33-53; 2 Timothy 1:13-18 I think one comedy team understands the importance of teaching. Key and Peele did a routine a few years ago that looked at teachers as the heroes they are. It’s called “Teacher Center.” … Continue reading

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October 4 – Uncertainty

Psalm 3; Habakkuk 2:5-11; 1 John 5:1-5 13-21 “Mr. James, the principal would like to talk with you. Can you come down right now, please?” If you think kids get worried about going to the principal’s office, you should see … Continue reading

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July 4 – I Did It My Way

Psalm 119:73-80; Jeremiah 6:10-19; Acts 19:21-27 I think most teachers have experienced a situation when a student complained that they didn’t know how to do the work. It might be taking the proper steps to solve a math equation, following … Continue reading

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April 29 – Wisdom

Psalm 67; Proverbs 2:6-8; Acts 16:1-8 A lot of careers have basic educational requirements that include a college degree. Many places will increase their workers’ salaries when they receive advanced degrees such as masters or doctoral degrees. As a result, … Continue reading

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December 7 – Gifts

Ephesians 4:1-16; Ezekiel 10-11; Isaiah 42 During the Christmas season we think a lot about gifts. Some of us make lists of things that we want. Sometimes we have a good reason for wanting them; other times, we just want … Continue reading

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