Tag Archives: Learning

Talking is Not Teaching. New Podcast

My latest Podcast, “Talking is not Teaching,” presents a complete re-framing of the approach to teaching the gospel that mirrors much of what is being rolled out in Sunday schools and in Priesthood and Relief society with the Come, Follow Me style … Continue reading

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Free Video Resources for Learning about the Old Testament

For many, the Old Testament is a challenge to understand. Layers of changes of time, culture, people, institutions, and language seem to act as stumbling blocks to our understanding of and engagement with the Old Testament. But not to despair. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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One Significant Way Jesus Used Numbers to Create Meaning

In ancient Jewish times, the number seven symbolized perfection, completion, or fullness. The number seventy combines the perfection of seven with the symbolic completion of ten. Therefore, Jesus is using a form of hyperbole to make a point that our forgiveness … Continue reading

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The Surprising Lesson My Muslim Friends Taught Me About Scripture Study

I was surprised to learn from my Muslim friends about a simple act of prayer that draws me into greater supplication to God and faithful expectations of receiving his blessings, I was similarly surprised to learn from my Muslim friends … Continue reading

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