Trust Me…I Went to Seminary

The Joy of Teaching I have really begun to flourish in teaching ministry.  Much of the credit belongs to engaged students.  Also, I am teaching topics that I am interested in (a class on Prayer using Richard Foster’s Prayer and a class on Genesis, which I designed myself).  Early on in my ministry, I got pegged as an intellectual, which makes me laugh.  I really … Continue reading Trust Me…I Went to Seminary

The Teaching Church

Lately, I have really enjoyed the teaching ministries in my charge.  We have a covenant group reading Richard Foster’s classic Prayer.  The participants are smart and curious, a real treat to be with.  This week we also began an afternoon study on Genesis.  I was delightfully surprised by the number of participants.  It is very encouraging to take the time to prepare a lesson and … Continue reading The Teaching Church