OK’s Students Deserve More Than Lawmakers’ Crumbs

I was a youth minister for 10 years before I became a public school educator. During that decade, I don’t recall ever asking for a raise or an increase in the youth budget that I was responsible for. The truth is that I never thought I should ask for more than...

Celebrating the Hard but Glorious Work of Teaching

The nightly news is full of reports from schools. From the scenes of striking educators in West Virginia to the horror of the shooting in Florida, teachers have occupied my mind a lot these days. Of course, I work in a school and teach a couple of classes, but my...

Christians for Public Education

From the creation of the world in Genesis to the dire warning of tyranny’s destruction in Revelation, the Bible is filled with valuable lessons. Much of the Bible perpetuates truths about religious convictions and practices, but there are other more practical...