Developing critical thinking skills with a commercial that is hard to watch // BLOG
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One of the most challenging tasks leaders/parents who work with students have is to teach them to consider not only the immediate outcomes of an action, but the “dominoed” results of the immediate effects. I teach this by using the illustration of the pebble in the pond. When we throw a pebble in the pond, we do so because we … more

Just Hit the Easy Button on Adolescent Spirituality
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When Christians use a Staples’ “Easy Button” for every life & doctrinal issue, it makes people (especially students) feel stupid & that they can’t be honest! The button that says “That was easy” should never be used with students. Christianity is a “walk by faith” journey. We have a 2000+ year old book that needs wise and careful interpretation. Can … more

Purity
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What do you think about these videos?  Do they help? Do the hurt? http://www.tangle.com/view_video.php?viewkey=a347b82fa73fc5e2d95b – Purity… Priceless http://www.tangle.com/view_video.php?viewkey=42f77d0bcd4a5988b0da – Purity Test http://www.tangle.com/view_video.php?viewkey=ca950bbfa703313d0938 – Barlow Girl Song I think the best one that goes along with stuff I will talk about is the water bottle one.  I really didn’t care for the other two from an artistic point of view. If … more