Over the last four months, ivy league universities like Stanford, Yale, Harvard, Princeton, Duke, and Brown announced their decision to do away with any usage of the ACT and SAT exams, not just for the upcoming school year, but permanently. As if on cue, other institutions of higher learning, quickly followed their lead. Why are … More Think Doing Away With ACT and SAT Is A Good Thing? Think Again
Prayer for the Mountain of Education during the Month of Tishrei – Linked to the Tribe of Ephraim The month of Tishrei begins September 10th and ends October 9th. God has a redemptive plan for each month and this month we look at Tishrei, as the month of the ancients. As we speak to the … More Prayer for the Mountain of Education During the Month of Tishrei
Prayer for Tulsa Public Schools August 16, 2018, TCI sponsored a call to prayer for Tulsa Public Schools. Thirty-six people from almost every spectrum of Tulsa’s education came. The keynote “pray-er” was Dr. Madeline Manning Mims, an Olympic Gold Metal winner. I very grateful to Chloe Allen and Sherrill Cressman. Chloe is an outstanding woman … More Prayer for Tulsa Public Schools
The month of Tammuz is associated with the tribe of Reuben, who veered from his original intent by committing adultery. Reuben was able to reestablish himself and continue his life with his new redemptive purpose. Our forefathers established schools for the primary purpose of teaching children the Bible. That purpose was abandoned, but as we … More Prayer for the Mountain of Education during the Month of Tammuz – Linked to the Tribe of Reuben
Convinced of the importance of religion in the lives of America’s new settlers, our forefathers refused to entertain any suggestion that the people who lived in this nation would be better off without Christianity. In 1794, humanists Thomas Paine, penned an anti-Christian book, The Age of Reason, there was a moral outcry among the citizens … More Where is the Moral Outcry?
Many people are very concerned for the future of our children and our schools but feel that it is only a matter of time until our educational system will fail. The educational system is so bad that, “well, why even bother to pray for education?” The next comments that usually follow are about how the … More Pray for America’s Schools Like You Would Pray for a Sick Friend
In the history of America, the period of 1880 to 1933 were pivotal for this nation’s education. New theories of how to educate children were being birthed at ivy league colleges that would gradually trickle down to be taught in every school room in America. It was a time of great change—and not for the … More Are we all animals? Funny you should ask….
In school, I never remember an emergency that triggered a school alarm. Today school is a different place. School shootings, fights, fires and lock downs are commonplace. The school alarm is going off in the natural, but there’s also a school alarm going off in the Spirit as well. The question is: will the intercessors … More The School Alarm is Sounding!
When settlers came to America in the early 1700s, they established schools with Judeo-Christian instruction that instilled in their children a strong Christian foundation. These schools taught individualism and personal responsibility, traits that prepared their children for the rigors of frontier life in the new world. It wasn’t until 1884 that the first public school … More Prayer for the Mountain of Education During the Month of Sivan
Abraham Lincoln said, “The philosophy of the schoolroom in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.” That has certainly been true in America as we see socialism and secularization of our educational system now as it is played out in our government and courts. To reform our schools by addressing the … More When You Pray – Remember David and Goliath