Monthly Archives: February 2008

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Process vs. procedure

Some years ago one of my boys worked for hours on a work of art on a computer graphics program. When he tried to print out his masterpiece, however, the color printer spewed out a monochrome facsimile of his creation, … Continue reading

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Good behavior

I recently overheard a religious leader state that a good Christian education will emphasize teaching children good behavior. Children should learn early how to act in Christian ways: being kind and polite, telling the truth, being honest, etc. Those are … Continue reading

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Book review: Teaming Up, by Holderness and Hay

The move from rigid and isolated “committees” to a “team approach” continues in many congregations. Sometimes that movement is not much more than a re-organization and re-labeling that result in very little change. The fact is, as I like to … Continue reading

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Big Words, Adults, and Learning

The following is from the book Myths: Fact and Fiction about Teaching and Learning by Israel Galindo. How well do you know fact from fiction? Fiction: The longest word in the English language is antidiestablishmentarianism. Please like & share:

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Book review: The Dynamic Congregation, by Ramey

Does this sound like your experience of church? Little seems to happen during church services. You eat this bread and drink the wine at communion, even hear in the liturgy that Christ is present, but everyone seems bored. . . … Continue reading

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Identified Patient Handout

Someone recently requested a teaching handout for the concept of the “Identified Patient.” We’re happy to oblige in providing resources if we can. Attached is the handout (a “one-pager” we created: Please like & share:

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This blog is now running WordPress 2.3.3. If you have any issues with the new configuration, please contact the site adminstrator or leave a comment on this post. Thank you for being a member of our community. Please like & … Continue reading

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