Category : Adult Education

How Does Faith Grow?

Call me a geek, but I find human development theories very interesting. As much as we like to think of ourselves in terms of our individuality, science indicates that we all follow similar patterns of growth and development. And as much as we’d like to separate faith from science, the truth is that God is […]

Five Things That Impede Learning in Adult Women

Five Things That Impede Learning in Adult Women

In my world of teaching adult women in an informal setting, the number one characteristic that impedes learning is spreading oneself too thin.  Women today don’t know how to say “no.” Doing everything at the same time, they’re moms to young children, they volunteer at their children’s school, they lead the children’s ministry at church, […]

The Adventure of Learning

The Adventure of Learning

A friend of mine recently opened up her fortune cookie and read the little slip of paper. “Pleasant experiences make life delightful.  Painful experiences lead to growth.”  Hmm…imagine that. Isn’t this similar to what the first chapter of James tells us about spiritual growth?  Here, we read that painful experiences lead to a maturing of […]

Be Orderly, As God is Orderly

Be Orderly, As God is Orderly

If anyone has any doubt about the harmony of God’s creation, please read Psalm 104. This amazing Psalm speaks of the orderly cycles of life on earth governed by the sun and the moon, and  how God maintains that life through his creation.  I’ll start quoting Psalm 104 at verse 19. “The moon marks off […]