For the first time in my educational career, this year I have been responsible for teaching my students Bible. Unfortunately I don’t have a Bible curriculum, but I do have a bilingual Jesus Storybook Bible and a random Bible activity book that have been doing us just fine. For the most part I have been … Continue reading The Easter Story (as told by a First Grade Teacher)
In a week and a half I will fly to Minneapolis to attend training for my job this summer as Area Director with YouthWorks. (Woohoo!) This evening on my walk home back from the grocery store I was thinking about the kinds of things I want to tell my Site Directors this summer. I was … Continue reading Powerful Prayer
The other day I walked past one of the third grade classrooms and just as I passed by I heard the teacher say, “I give money to causes, I go to church, I’m a good person, so I get to go to heaven.” Now if I just heard her say those words and knew nothing … Continue reading Context
I've wanted a husband since I was like, 11. I figured I would go to a Christian college and graduate with a degree and a nice Christian husband. But the thing about God is that He doesn't give us what we want, He gives us what we need, and what I needed as a 22 … Continue reading On doing things alone
Four day school week, ya'll! It was great. Articles/blog posts: The truly inspiring story of the Chinese rubbish collector who saved and raised THIRTY babies abandoned at the roadside at Mail Online - This story offers good insight into the affects of poverty and the one-child law in China. Everyone can do something. What can … Continue reading Check this out!