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Month: August 2013

Characteristics of Great Teachers

Do you remember a favorite teacher from your past?  It may have been in a Bible class or at school, but most of us remember a teacher who made a difference in our lives.  What do you remember about the person?  Did he or she make the subject matter so much fun that you were …

Who is Teaching the Children?

God has always placed great value on teaching children, and He has given the primarily job of teaching children to the parents.  We can see that from verses like: Deuteronomy 6:7-9, Deuteronomy 11:18-19, 2 Timothy 1:5, 2 Tim 3: 14-15 and Ephesians 6:4. Bible class is one of the avenues for a parent to use to …

Showing Jesus to a Special Needs Parent

Through my years as a special education teacher, I have known a number of incredible parents.  Mothers and Fathers who started out this journey of parenting just like all of us did.  They moved through pregnancy looking forward to having a perfectly beautiful bundle of joy.  They anticipated raising a child through all the stages …

Seeing Jesus Through Their Eyes

There is a bittersweet feeling within me this week.  Because in May when the school year ended,  I resigned from my teaching position.  I did so for a number of personal reasons and have no regrets about doing so.  However as the new school year begins, I find myself remembering all the precious little souls …