What if the word “teacher” were replaced in the English language with the phrase “learning designer”?
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 pleasing.
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 gospel.
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?
“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 with double vision….So, what does this have to do with the gospel of Jesus Christ?…Even if we are focused on doing right, if there is any doubling of our vision, we can become confused. In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus talks about serving two masters: God and Mammon. If our vision is not focused and single, we can get confused about our priorities.”
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 does this mean for teachers and learners in the Church, especially with the new curriculum starting in January 2018? https://www.deseretnews.com/article/865693942/Do-we-need-a-Learning-No-Greater-Responsibility.html