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Transformational Teaching

Transformational Teaching

When walking into an elementary school, it’s easy to guess what you'll find. Crayons scattered on desks, bright outbursts of laughter and squeals erupting from behind colorfully decorated classroom doors. It takes a special person with a specific calling to lead a...

Running the Race

Running the Race

The first of January can feel like the starting line of a race. Hands and feet in ready position and eyes set on the road ahead, we see the year to come. Whether it's resolutions, moving to a new city, or starting a Bible study, we all begin the year on that starting...

Open Spaces in Burkina Faso

Open Spaces in Burkina Faso

The Christmas season invites us in and sparks celebration. Because of the birth of Jesus, we find peace in the fact that God chose to dwell among us through Jesus and continues to dwell within us today. We find encouragement of this truth through Pastor Joseph...

The Gift of Access

The Gift of Access

Many of us have houses scattered with books, laptops, and every type of device we can imagine. In fact, we're surrounded by these tools our whole lives. Better said, many of us have received this “gift of access” early in our youth, with the world at our mere...

Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

The past year has been a harsh awakening for the Ethiopian educational system. For the first time in Ethiopian history, the national exam was held at public universities as opposed to students' high schools — a decision made by education officials to prevent cheating...

Exploring Poverty Alleviation

Exploring Poverty Alleviation

Written by: Giselle Webber   I had never really put much thought into poverty alleviation. Whenever I gave some of my time or money to a charity or organization, I always assumed that my gifts were helpful -- often thinking little about how my money or time would...