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April 2010


This issue of the Christian Educators Journal introduces a number of important books that all Christian educators should read. It may be [...]

Shaping What We Love

What if education were primarily about shaping our hopes and passions? What if education were not first about what we know, but [...]

Reforming Christian Education: Omelets or Worldviews?

In his 2008 bestseller, Culture Making, Andrew Crouch, a former Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship chaplain at Harvard University, makes an eloquent argument for [...]

Top Ten Books Every Christian Educator Should Read (According to One Book Lover, Anyway)

Teaching is hard work. It doesn’t seem reasonable that teachers should be required, in addition to all the lesson planning, grading, communicating [...]


I am not a big fan of books on parenting skills and never have been. While I consider myself a crazed learner, [...]

The Fabric of Faithfulness

As noted by Steven Garber in his introductory acknowledgements, “One gift of this study has been a deepened understanding of the role [...]

The Myth of Ability

Mathematics education has a bad rap. If you tell someone at a dinner party that you are a math teacher, they give [...]

Teachers and Good Books

Question 1 What are some ways by which nonreading staff members can be encouraged to read more information or books that pertain [...]

Heading for a Mission Trip? Stop and Consider …

More and more schools are getting involved in “mission trips.” I applaud the initiatives in many way, but more and more research [...]

Woodpeckers and the Wonderful World of Books

I woke up this morning to the sight of two spectacular downy woodpeckers fully engaged in their calling. These two were industriously [...]

What are some books that all Christian educators should read?

January 20, 2010 Al Boerema asks the question: What are some books that all Christian educators should read? January 30, 2010 Christian [...]

Outside of a Dog, a Book Review is a Teacher’s Best Friend; Inside of a Dog, It’s Too Dark to Read— Or: So Many Book Recommendations So Little Time

Jan Karsvlaam recently took a hiatus from teaching seventh grade science at Terra Ceia Christian School in Pantego, North Carolina after an [...]