Tag Archives: Learning

Learning to Learn About Things That Matter

Yesterday I spoke at Friends University in Wichita, a school in the Quaker tradition. A glorious building was imagined, and then brought into being in the late 19th-century to house this hope for educating the next generation of “Friends,” as … more »

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Honest Questions, Honest Answers

“I have a question.” These last few days I have been walking among the aspens of southwestern Colorado, just south of Pagosa Springs, not so far from the New Mexico border, listening to the questions of students who have taken … more »

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Our Teachers Teach Us

Our teachers teach us, and that’s the point. We choose to learn, and because that is true, who we choose to learn from is crucial in what we learn. I have long described the deepest learning as over-the-shoulder, through-the-heart learning, … more »

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Missio on Bezalel and Oholiab: The Task and the Call

Exodus 35-39 passage talks in length about the gifts and skills that the Lord gave Bezalel and Oholiab to equip them in constructing the tabernacle.  Repeated throughout is the fact that they have been filled “with the Spirit of God, with skills, … more »

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Pay Attention

Pay attention. I have been teaching for a long time, and I confess that while I am always hoping that my words find a home in a student’s heart, I never know. As the rabbi Jesus said at the beginning … more »

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