Lutheran education has sung from the beginning. While we also have a rich visual and textual tradition, we’re probably best known for communal singing, not performance singing but regular, all-in, worshipful, messy, as-loud-as-possible, kind-of-in-tune singing. The ACLE2022 worship planning committee is beavering away on one of the most challenging tasks in Lutheran education – trying […]
Hope allows God to define our lives
I asked my team what this ED message should be about and they all said: HOPE! The LEA values describe hope as: Hope enables us to look forward with expectation and confidence, placing our trust and faith in God’s provision of the things we need to handle all kinds of situations and events that occur. […]
Some things flow back and forth. Tides flow in and out, in and out. Reversible chemistry converts reactants to products and products to reactants. Other things flow in just one direction. Rain falls and rivers run downstream. Time ticks forward and age grows older. God created us and keeps creating us and everything around us. […]
It’s already the new year!
For those of you hanging out for 2020 to be behind you, Good News! The new year is already here. The church year starts on the first Sunday in advent which was last week. Advent is a time of waiting for the coming of Jesus Christ our saviour who has already loved us, already saved […]
The freedom of absolute goals
Our schools and early childhood services are, and will continue to be, welcoming and inclusive places of learning for staff and students from all traditions. However, one of the potential traps facing Lutheran education in the quest for inclusiveness is a bland attempt at ecumenism and syncretism where aspiring to teach anything inoffensively ‘kind-of Christian […]