To Teach and To Love: Wright’s Law

Some stories in life make you want to live full-throttle for God’s glory. They affirm life, meaning, love, and the image of God. This is one of those stories. If you watch it, I think it will make you want to help others, and as a Christian, to spread the gospel and its goodness to [Read More...]

The Quirky Strengths of Finnish Education

If you enjoy puzzling over what makes for effective education, this story from Smithsonian magazine, entitled “Why Are Finland’s Schools Successful?,” will strike your fancy.  As past stories referenced on this blog have shown, there is a major debate in America over what makes for good teaching.  Is it having bright minds teach children?  Small [Read More...]

Bruce Ware’s “Big Truths” Soaring at Amazon

If you haven’t heard of theologian Bruce Ware’s latest book, Big Truths for Young Hearts, you’re one of the few.  The text is storming up the Amazon charts and has gotten as low as #500 (incredible!). The happy little secret about this book is that, while targeted to children, it will work remarkably well for [Read More...]

The New York Times on the Difficulty and Glory of Writing

Anyone who writes regularly knows that it is difficult stuff. A recent article by David Gessner in the New York Times magazine, entitled “Those Who Write, Teach”, captured some of the storm-and-thunder involved in wrestling through the creation of words that form stories and arguments and descriptions and so on. Gessner is a young professor [Read More...]