Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years. He passed away, to no one’s regret, and was buried in the City of David, but not in the tombs of the kings. 2 Chronicles 21:20 When your timeis over, how will you be rememberd? Do you want said of […]Read more "Tragic End"
The fear of the Lord leads to life; then one rests content, untouched by trouble. Proverbs 19:23 This school year has been an education more well rounded and more painful than all my classes for my various degrees. Yikes! I know running, managing and informing a classroom full of teenagers is a challenge after having done […]Read more "Untouched by Trouble"
Victor Frankl was a psychologist who experienced the horrors of Nazi concentration camps during the second World War. His previous education in psychology and then experience of human suffering and search for meaning lead him to write his brilliant Man’s Search for Meaning. His description of “logotherapy” is rather intriguing, but his description of concentration camp […]Read more "The existential vacuum: The hard work of ministry"
At the end of the school year a few weeks ago brought about the end of one role at my school and the beginning of another. As of now I will no longer be teaching the classroom, but will be assuming an administrative role, as Dean of Students. This means my outlook will change and […]Read more "A New Role: Creating a Philosophy of Discipline"