Monthly Archives: December 2017

5 ways to be a learning designer, not just a teacher

What if the word “teacher” were replaced in the English language with the phrase “learning designer”? https://www.deseretnews.com/article/865694321/5-ways-to-be-a-learning-designer-not-just-a-teacher.html

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Why Is Jesus the “Beloved” If We Are All Children of God?

When Jesus is called the “Beloved Son” it means that he is completely, thoroughly, and fully loved. He is the one who fully, thoroughly and completely pleases God.  “Beloved” comes from be + loved = fully, thoroughly, completely loved and … Continue reading

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Do we go to church to be taught or to learn?

We may not think there is much difference between going to church “to be taught” or going to church “to learn.” However, our choice in the matter can make all the difference in our experience at church and in the … Continue reading

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The Surprising Christian Origins of Santa Claus

Santa Claus is, perhaps unfortunately, the most recognizable character during the Christmas season. But did you know that for all that he commercially represents, Santa Claus is surprisingly rooted in ancient Christianity? http://www.ldsliving.com/The-Surprising-Christian-Origins-of-Santa-Claus/s/87298

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Having an Eye Single to the Glory of God

“In the scriptures, blindness is a metaphor for disbelief and vision is figuratively or literally a description of receiving revelation….A common phrase in the scriptures is having an eye single to the glory of God….Image confusion is the major problem … Continue reading

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Learning, No Greater Responsibility

One of the great church books on teaching is “Teaching, No Greater Call.” With deference to the timeless truths and principles we can find in that book, I wonder if we need a second book titled “Learning, No Greater Responsibility.” What … Continue reading

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The Real Dates of the 12 Days of Christmas that Most of the World Has Forgotten

There are 12 days separating December 25 and January 6—the original Twelve Days of Christmas.  Why are there two separate dates to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ? http://www.ldsliving.com/The-Real-Dates-of-the-12-Days-of-Christmas/s/87186

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