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December 2012


Many years ago, when I served as a Christian school administrator, the [...]

So Poor, but So Happy?

  “They are so poor, but so happy.” I was talking with [...]


  Jesus said, “Go into all the world . . .” (Mark [...]

Educating for Service: A Goal at Cedars Christian School

  Part of the vision statement for Cedars Christian School states: “Both [...]

Learning through Serving

The opportunities for students serving in God’s world have exploded in recent [...]

Service Learning: Developing a Lifestyle of Service

Service, community service, and service learning are buzzwords that describe the good [...]

Getting the Most Out of Your Short-Term Mission Trip

To say that times have changed is an understatement especially when it [...]

Understanding the Dynamic of Partnership between Christian Schools in Africa and the West

My objective in this paper is to formulate a Christian education vision [...]

Going Pro: Notes for New Teachers

You don’t need a calendar to know that school is in full [...]

Of Gourds, Volunteers, and Lifelong Learning

Last autumn, my well-ordered garden kept producing, even after most of the [...]

Moles for Monrovia, Puppets for Panama City, Kringle for Christmas, or Service for Springfield?

Music teacher Carrie Wellema pushed through the door to the staff room [...]