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William’s puzzling parable

What is the parable of the unjust judge all about in Luke 18? Why do we have to keep on praying if God is going to bring justice quickly for His chosen ones?

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William’s puzzling parable

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The story of why teaching needs magic

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The story of why teaching needs magic

How do we prevent our audience becoming bored? What is it that creates magic in the classroom?

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The story of why teaching needs magic

Hollington School Class of ’84 Yes, I’m the teacher in the photo. Let me tell you the story. I graduated in 1983. The recession was relentless and the unemployment queues were long. A local school had a sudden vacancy and, although I had no teacher training, I was cheap. So I got the job. January […]

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Live for the eulogy not the resume

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Live for the eulogy not the resume

How do we stay focused on the things that really matter? We take a cue from 2 Davids – David Brooks and King David.

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Live for the eulogy, not the resume

Do you know about the TED talks? Here’s one I listened to recently. It’s by David Brooks, and it made me think. The link to the talk is here (only 5 minutes long). The crux of the talk was a question. Should we live for our resume (C.V. for us Brits), or our eulogy? David oversimplifies […]