Tag Archives: Education

Education, Christianity, and the Growth in all Knowledge

For this reason, since the day we heard it, we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you may lead … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Practices of Faith | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Where We May Be Headed: The 16th and 17th Century in the Eastern Orthodox Church

Church has now ceased to be a place of culture and education. So what happens to us in the next century? Well, it’s laughable that anyone can have a strict idea of what is going to happen in the next … Continue reading

Posted in Practices of Faith, Theology and Philosophy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Texas Government and the AP History Test

I am a little livid at the recent move by conservative legislatures across the country to ban or cancel participation in the AP US History class and test. My history classes in high school were what kept me interested enough in … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Theology and Philosophy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Austin Middle School: Green House Restoration!

Courtney’s middle school in Amarillo is rehabilitating their green house to start using it for education and for the food bank. Right now they are looking for funds to help them acquire or build a storage shed so please check … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Family, Good Eats, Practices of Faith | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Creativity Within the Box

Orson Scott Card is inspirational in his book and in his approach to creativity. Ender’s Game is read a few times a year around here just for fun, and a few years ago I met him in a little bookshop … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction in Review, Practices of Faith, Theology and Philosophy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Danger of Terminal Education

When does education end? For most people college ends or terminates education, but all education in our lives should awaken us to the wonder of the world around us like taking us to a precipice or a gateway or removing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Retaining Childhood: A Review of “Their Name is Today”

Forty hours a week is a lot for an adult, but routinely we put kindergarteners and elementary school kids through a forty hour work week and then ask them to do other activities on top of it all. I was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment