Category Archives: Teaching

Learning while Grading

It’s the end of the quarter, which means grades are almost due.  It’s nice to listen to sermon and interviews while taking care of things.  One that I listened to today was this recent interview with James K. A. Smith … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Misreading the Screen

Today’s FoxTrot by Bill Amend is another nice episode of “online follies” with Paige and the Fox family.  Online learning is a whole new world in lots of ways, it seems. (image from gocomics.com)

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Toward a Sense of Suffering?

This last week we have been talking about the problem of evil in class.  It’s a short unit, but you’d like to think it’s something that will come back around (the discussion, not the evil) throughout a lifetime.  Attempting to … Continue reading

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Prince and Plague

Today was our first day back in classrooms with students.  It was a kind of “preview” day with just a small selection of students present, but it was really nice to have others in the room.  How strange that it’s … Continue reading

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Approaching Quarter’s End

Today I recorded my last chapel talk of the quarter.  Mind you, I hadn’t planned on it happening today.  It was lunch time when a co-worker reminded me that next week was the last week of the quarter.  That plus … Continue reading

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Email Excitement

Today I received an email from an author that has been shaping my life over the last twenty years.  The connection got made because I’m working on a professional development opportunity for our school and I’m working with someone who … Continue reading

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Normal for Some

One last back-to-school Frazz by Jef Mallett to wrap up the week. (image from gocomics.com)

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Pandemic Permanence

Today Rod Dreher spent some time reflecting on this piece from the Baptist Press concerning the long-term effects of Covid for churches.  The church that gets most of the mentions in the piece is a relatively short drive (in TN … Continue reading

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The Reality of Remote Lunching

Here’s a little remote learning humor from FoxTrot to close out the week. (image from gocomics.com)

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On School and Aging

This week in Frazz by Jef Mallett, Caulfield has been on a roll about some interesting connections between his age (he’s eight) and the timing of school.  It’s easy, of course, to forget that Caulfield is eight since he’s got … Continue reading

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