Thinking About Why We Do What We Do

Monthly Archives: March 2009

“… but only God who gives the growth.” (I Cor. 3:7)

Odd verse to prompt a post on student character but, somehow, in my mind, the linkage is there. A legacy Christian educator and colleague, Dr. David Roth, once noted six indicators that the training of character is being accomplished at home and in school. the student's view of authority the student's manners the student's discernment… Continue Reading

“Joined together … built together” (Eph 2:21-22)

… with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone. In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit."  (Ephesians 2:20-22) Paul's figurative language is insightful. With… Continue Reading

D-O-O-M … or, how do you spell the NEA?

The District of Columbia voucher program has given untold hope to thousands of urban families. The vouchers are officially called Opportunity Scholarships. Before the opportunity scholarships, parents were told where to send their children. Now, with the opportunity grants, parents have options to avoid a severely dysfunctional government school system.  Now, Congress wishes to kill… Continue Reading