LEAven Blog

Rising to address educational topics

The Challenge of Telling the Next Generation

September 26, 2023

“…which He commanded our fathers to teach to their children, that the next generation might know them, the children yet unborn, and arise and tell them to their children, so…

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Thanks Be to God

September 19, 2023

It is 7 AM when you arrive at school and enter the teacher’s workroom. There you find your colleague Kate scrambling frantically to make copies and get plans for a…

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I Think I Can

September 12, 2023

One of the true joys in my career is getting to teach study skills. It sounds like a nerdy passion, but I love introducing students to their brains and teaching…

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What If Things Aren’t Starting So Well?

September 5, 2023

So, you’ve started a new school year!  You know where these blog entries and other articles often go from here. The assumptions are that you started the year with great…

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Commissioned Confusion

August 29, 2023

When the 68th regular Convention of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod began on July 29, 2023, in Milwaukee, it had all the makings of the churchwide conventions I have attended for…

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Getting Connected

August 22, 2023

     When August rolls around, things start to heat up both figuratively and literally.  August is when Lutheran School teachers are at school doing what they always do; they get…

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New Year, New Routines

August 15, 2023

This summer I got married, changed my name, my husband started a new job, we moved into a home together, and now it’s the beginning of a new school year!…

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Customer Service: Practicing Selfless Acts by Putting Others First

August 8, 2023

The first impression. Just three words, but ones that can make or break a person’s desire to engage with a church, school, or RSO. Customer service, or a lack thereof,…

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Look Forward! A Challenge At the End of The School Year.

May 30, 2023

Well done, good and faithful servant!  These words from Jesus’ parable in Matthew chapter 25 are appropriate as this school year closes. For some, this might be your last school…

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Once Upon a Time

May 23, 2023

Do you ever yearn for a return to the good old days? You know, a time we could enjoy a government friendly toward Christians. A time when each day really…

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