Spiritual Development

Are You an Activist or Pacifist?

With textbooks and course syllabi in hand and attitudes in check, students all over entered the classrooms this week.  With goodbye hugs and kisses to their children, moms and dads also sent them off with reminders to raise their hands, don’t talk back, be respectful, use your manners, and many prayers for their child’s behavior… Continue reading Are You an Activist or Pacifist?

Spiritual Development

Gotta Change My Attitude

A lot of students are dreading going back to school.  Squeezing every ounce of freedom from learning, the grumbling and complaining about returning to school has begun.  Some will return to school excited to be sporting their new clothing and notebooks while forgetting temporarily the homework that awaits them every day.  Others will focus on… Continue reading Gotta Change My Attitude

Spiritual Development

Textbook Christian or Student of Christ?

Have you ever had a teacher tell the class to open up their textbook to a random page and then begin teaching from it?  Probably not many.  Teachers follow a lesson plan with a specific scope and sequence to ensure their student’s progress throughout the school year.  While we as believers can open up and… Continue reading Textbook Christian or Student of Christ?