A Place for Study

A Place for Study

But where can wisdom be found? Where does understanding dwell? —Job 28:11 In our study of gaining an education, we have looked at many of the immaterial tools for having knowledge and wisdom that is centered on truth in Christ. This month I would like us all to think about finding a material tool—a place



I’ve been struggling and growing in the spiritual disciplines of solitude and silence.  And people who know me are probably laughing to themselves right now, because you see, I’m a doer and a talker!  Though I struggle with these disciplines, I do see the value in their practice. Last month, I talked about preparing your

Three Strands – by Beth Ackerman


“Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” —Ecclesiastes 4:12 NIV In pursuit of any of our goals, particularly our education goals, it’s important that you have a solid support structure. Throughout my studies I recall the endless study groups that helped in my preparation

Marshmallow Prize


We all have that friend who was intelligent and showed all the makings of being successful in school and career, but then somehow just didn’t make the mark. But we also have the friend who struggled through school, just doing average on assignments and assessments, but ended up graduating anyway and later being very successful

Backpack Enthusiasm


We all have experienced a time in our life when we go shopping for a new school year, enjoying the thrill of buying new clothes, shoes, computers, gadgets and other school materials. This year my 4- and 5-year-old children were very enthusiastic about their new backpacks for school. We visited many different stores finding just