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Learning About Learning – The 2015 Training Conference

Have you taught a class or given a presentation lately? Have you ever received training on teaching others? This past week I attended the 2015 Training Conference & Expo, sponsored by Training Magazine. The conference was held here in Atlanta … Continue reading

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Modern Parables

I’m always looking for creative ways to share God’s word with others and help them see it in a new light. Stories continue to be a powerful way to convey God’s message and his love for us. So I want … Continue reading

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I Do and I Understand

I recently saw this quote taped to a door in a high school. It’s short, but very profound. It has implications for me as a teacher, a leader, a parent and as a student. I’ll have to admit that I … Continue reading

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Teach Like Jesus Taught – Part 5

Thank you for hanging in there with me on this series of blog posts. I want to leave you with some final thoughts as I conclude Teach Like Jesus Taught. I’m not suggesting that we use any of these ideas … Continue reading

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Teach Like Jesus Taught – Part 4

A few years ago I found myself having to explain electrical concepts to a group of 8th and 9th graders. Everything I taught went straight over their heads. As a result, my young audience was as lost as a ball … Continue reading

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Teach Like Jesus Taught – Part 3

Jesus consistently exhibited some of the best traits of a teacher. I especially picked up on how he was both intentional and conscientious–both of which are qualities I look for in my instructors in the workplace. Jesus didn’t just focus … Continue reading

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Teach Like Jesus Taught – Part 2

After thinking over this series the last couple of days, I have decided to change up the way I’m presenting the material. I’ll limit each post to three teaching strategies of Jesus. To support the strategies, I’ll give you some … Continue reading

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Teach Like Jesus Taught – Part 1

I don’t know about you, but I learn the most from others who consistently model good behavior, confidence in what they say, and competence in what they do.  As a teacher in many areas of life—my home, my work and … Continue reading

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Have You Hugged Your Small Group Leader Today?

This post is a shout-out to all you Sunday School teachers, small group leaders, ministry leaders or pastors. Over the years, my life has been touched and changed by committed believers who decided to take their Christian walk to the … Continue reading

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Three Amazing Birding Apps

Ever been on a hike and wanted to ID a plant, insect, or bird?  With the advent of apps, it’s become easy to pack a number of electronic guides in your pocket or your pack.  These guides can be stored … Continue reading

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52 Lessons God Has Taught Me Through the Outdoors

I’ve said before that nothing can replace God’s Word, His written revelation, when it comes to knowing Him and finding specific direction for one’s life.  But our life experiences and our relationships can help reinforce those unchanging truths; those experiences … Continue reading

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