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Give (the Right) Charter Schools a Chance

As the school year comes to a close I’m seeing a plenteous number of posts about graduation statistics, poignant personal stories of teachers and students, and awe-inspiring tales of impact. No single school system’s achievements have consistently slapped me in the face like those of KIPP Delta’s. I had the privilege of serving at KIPP…

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What Ever Happened to a Sabbath Day’s Rest?

We’ve all heard the verse,  “And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done” (Gen. 2:2).  But does this verse and the biblical principle of a Sabbath day’s rest hold any meaning for us today? I recently…

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5 Things You MUST Do After a Conference

Originally posted on Jemar Tisby:
Many of us spend enormous amounts of time , energy, and money attending conferences.  These events are often exhilarating experiences, but by the time next year’s conference rolls around we can barely remember anything about the previous one.  How can you make sure the lessons, connections, and thoughts you had…

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Around the Web–3/27

Interesting and provocative picks from around the web… School of Roses  You may have heard of Christian Hip-Hop, but how about a Christian take on R&B?  Christon Gray’s new album, “School of Roses”, is like Billy Dee Williams for your ears.  Suave, stylish and full of soul.  You need to add this brother’s work to…

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How to Memorize Entire Books of the Bible

If I had walked in late to the final plenary session at the inaugural Cross Conference, I would have simply thought I was listening to an impassioned sermon.  But Pastor David Platt’s point in that session was to demonstrate that Scripture itself can be preached and the word of God should evoke a response at…