The Gifts of Language Learners

“I missed the bus.” “I spilled my coffee.” “My dog died.” “The weather is bad.” “I fought with my mum.”  “More. What else could be wrong?” My Hungarian teacher urged the class to list more and more things we could complain about when asked “How are you?” by a Hungarian. I trust you not to […]

Supporting Students with Special Needs

The number of students with special needs seems to be growing. There are more students with higher learning needs, deeper emotional struggles, and ongoing medical issues, all of which impact learning. How do we respond to this increase in need: with excitement? stress? concern? hope? Colossians 3:12-13a says, “Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, […]

Sacred Wounds or Meaningless Suffering

The Epicurean paradox states            If God is omnipotent, omniscient and wholly good, whence evil?            If God wills to prevent evil but cannot, then He is not omnipotent.            If He can prevent evil but does not, then he is not good. […]